Impact & Society

We want to play a decisive role in achieving the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, for a better world by 2030. Together these goals constitute a call to action to end poverty, reduce inequality, sustain peace and prosperity, and to protect the planet. At Climate Fund Managers, we know our business model will reduce carbon emissions and reduce inequality. At the same time our investments have a positive impact on the environment and communities, but particularly contribute towards achieving:

  • Goal 5 on gender equality
  • Goal 7 on affordable and clean energy
  • Goal 8 on decent work and economic growth
  • Goal 9 on industry innovation and infrastructure
  • Goal 13 on climate action,
  • Goal 17 on building partnerships.

5. Gender Equality

aims to provide women and girls with equal access to education, health care, decent work, and representation in political and economic decision-making processes.

CIO’s Key Impact Indicators:

  • Number of full-time equivalent female employees
  • Estimated number of indirect jobs for women

7. Affordable and clean energy

is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

CIO’s Key Impact Indicators:

  • Total number of people with improved access to renewable energy
  • Installed capacity of renewable energy
  • Number of new grid-tied and off-grid actual direct connections

8. Decent work and economic growth

aims to promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, as well as full and productive employment and decent work for all.

CIO’s Key Impact Indicators:

  • Number of new direct and indirect jobs created
  • Amount of investment mobilised for energy projects

9. Industry innovation and infrastructure

aims to build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

CIO’s Key Impact Indicator:

  • Amount of investment mobilised for energy projects

13. Climate action

aims to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.

CIO’s Key Impact Indicators:

  • Installed capacity of renewable energy
  • Annually avoided GHG emissions
  • Total renewable power production (GWh per year)

17. Building partnerships

aims to revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

CIO’s Key Impact Indicators:

  • Amount of investment mobilised for energy projects


We want the initiatives we support to make a real, permanent difference to the communities around our developments. That is why we ensure that they are designed based on the needs of the community, deliver on local priorities and are community-led.