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Two people in a rice field look at a water sample
A farmer learns how to use a salinity test kit on the water surrounding her rice fields in Can Tho, Vietnam. © Luke Duggleby/Redux
The Open Society Foundations deploy resources where the climate crisis intersects with other critical issues, including human rights and economic justice. Our nascent but fast-growing work on climate seeks to support vulnerable and excluded communities who are most at risk from the impact of climate change.


SEDF makes impact investments in selected geographies that:

  • De-risk capital flows into a just energy transformation
  • Prove out nature-positive value chains that preserve standing forests
  • Enhance adaptation and resilience in vulnerable countries and communities


Key Geographies

  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Europe


  • Renewable energy systems
  • Forest economies
  • Climate and resilience insurance
  • Off-grid energy
  • Precision and climate-smart agriculture strategies

Type of Business Entity

  • Direct investments
  • Funds
  • Other creative opportunities


All investments are aligned with Open Society’s goal of supporting climate justice.

Investments List

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