Create mutual value for smallholder farmers,
Our investment funds simultaneously tackle environmental degradation, climate change and rural poverty by using different levers. Financial returns to our funds are results-based to ensure tangible social, environmental and economic impact.
Livelihoods currently operates two investment funds in which 12 major companies have invested so far: Danone, Schneider Electric, Crédit Agricole S.A., Michelin, Hermès, SAP, Groupe Caisse des Dépôts, La Poste, Firmenich, Voyageurs du Monde, Mars Inc. and Veolia. Our investors share knowledge and risks to implement impactful solutions for rural communities while making their activities more sustainable.
OUR PROJECT PARTNERS
NGOs, social entreprises, public & private organizations…
Agresta – Barry Callebaut – Brookside Dairy – Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD) – Climate Pal/ Ecoact – Conservancy International (CI) – Fanamby of Madagascar – Trust Funds for Rural Development of Mexico (FIRA) – Franklin Baker – FundaEco of Guatemala – GIZ – Gold Standard – Government of Guatemala – Integrated Rural Development Foundation of the Philippines (IRDF) – Institute for Labor & Family of Peru (ITYF) – Mahindra Group – Missouri Botanical Garden – Naandi Foundation of India – News Wildlife of India – Oceanium of Senegal – Prova – Rabobank – Brazilian SMEs development agency (SEBRAE) – Ministry of Rural Development & Agribusiness of Mexico (SEDRAE) – SOS Sahel – tiipaalga of Burkina Faso – The Nature Conservancy (TNC) – Unique Forestry & Land Use – Verra – Vi Agroforestry of East Africa & Sweden – Yagasu of Indonesia.