Empower Generation and Pollinate Energy to Impact 1M+ People

Pollinate Energy (now merged with Empower Generation) brings life-changing products to the millions of people living in economic and energy poverty in India’s city slums and Nepal’s remote villages. Our long-lasting solutions include products such as solar lights, clean cookstoves, medicated mosquito nets and more – all aimed at improving the health, safety, quality of…

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The Opportunity That Sits in Front of Us

To end energy poverty, Shine is bringing faith communities together, empowering local communities and engaging new partners as one voice around renewable energy access. Shine Campaign Director Lisa Jordan sat down with Will Brent from one of our partner organizations, Power for All, to talk about the Campaign’s vision. “We have plummeting prices for new…

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Lisa Jordan and Sherwin Das

How Energy Access Can Impact Peace and Justice?

Nights can be dark for the tens of millions of people uprooted by conflicts or natural disasters around the world. For those who live in vulnerable conditions, the importance of electricity and lighting is a critical necessity – it represents security, health, education and an improved quality of life. Fragile states, countries that play host…

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Eliminating Energy Poverty Can’t Be a Fad

The Shine Campaign was officially launched during the final day of the Sustainable Energy for All Forum at the Convento de Beato in Lisbon, Portugal. Comprising over 35 civic organizations worldwide, Shine is a unique coalition of partners from the faith, philanthropic, finance and development communities. In the run up to the launch new campaign…

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Shine Campaign Launches to End Energy Poverty by 2030

Campaign partners commit to increase energy access and meet the vision of Sustainable Goal 7: Access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. 3 May, 2018 (Lisbon, Portugal) – A global campaign on energy poverty, Shine: Investing in Energy Access for All, was officially launched during the final day of the Sustainable Energy…

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IKEA Foundation Commits to the Shine Campaign

The IKEA Foundation’s mission is to create substantial and lasting change by funding holistic, long-term programmes in some of the world’s poorest communities that address children’s fundamental needs: home, health, education and a sustainable family income, while helping communities fight and cope with climate change. We believe that strategic grantmaking can help communities transform their…

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