Pangea Ventures supports the growth of climate-smart business in the developing world to promote inclusive green growth. Climate-smart businesses are essential components of every developing nation’s climate mitigation and adaptation strategy. As the engine of economic growth, these companies provide products and services that reach customers of every town and region, allowing individuals to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Private enterprises grow and process food, distribute energy, collect and recycle waste, manufacture water pumping and purification products, and provide a broad range of products are services that meet specific needs of their client base. Whereas government policy and programs are often the focus on climate action, the private sector contributes enormously, especially in the developing world context. Moreover, private sector action can be magnified with targeted investment to support inclusive green economic growth.
Pangea Ventures engages with private enterprise, emphasizing women and youth-led business, to promote green growth. With a focus on the energy, agriculture, water, and waste sectors, Pangea Ventures provides the following services:
• Business planning and business advisory services
• Incubation and acceleration of green SMEs
• Fundraising for early stage companies with venture capital and impact investors
• Public-private-philanthropic partnership to match business missions with government and donor priorities.