making it count
We focus heavily in the list below on charities, foundations and organizations that address environmental issues such as protecting and expanding access to clean drinking water and restoring our planets ecosystems. We believe there is no point in curing the ills that ail humanity if we destroy our habitat in the process. By prioritizing the protection and restoration of our environment, we are creating a space in which we can enjoy the fruits of technology, leading to better lives and health for all.
international rescue committee
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises, including the conflict in Ukraine and the crisis in Afghanistan. We help to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. And we are proud to fight for a world where women and girls have an equal chance to succeed.
Ark2030 is on a mission to restore the 500m hectares of landscapes and oceans destroyed by mankind since the beginning of the industrial revolution. To achieve this they are building a global collaboration of science, academia, expertise and technology to combine with local indigenous wisdom and knowledge to deliver ecosystem restoration in its broadest sense.True global impact at scale.
WaterAid's vision is of a world where everyone, everywhere has safe and sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene - for good. To achieve this they are focusing on a global strategy and to date they've reached over 28.1 million with clean water and 28.8 million with toilets. To make lasting change happen on a massive scale, they work together with communities, governments and service providers.
Waterkeeper Alliance is the largest and fastest growing nonprofit solely focused on clean water. They preserve and protect water by connecting local Waterkeeper groups worldwide and can boast They currently have stewardship of 2.6 million square miles of waterways and are active in 45 countries. They have to date established in excess of 350 Waterkeeper groups across six continents.
TerraPraxis has been listed among seven of the most high-impact, cost-effective, evidence-based organizations fighting climate change. It continues to do incredibly important work around shaping a conversation for advanced nuclear to address critical decarbonization challenges, such as the decarbonization of hard-to-decarbonize sectors and the conundrum of how to deal with lots of very new coal plants that are unlikely to be prematurely retired
Evidence Action scales evidence-based and cost-effective programs to reduce the burden of poverty for hundreds of millions of people. Their approach fills the gap between research about what works and solutions for people in need. They operate in seven countries across the globe and positively impact the lives of hundreds of millions of people every year in a measurable way.
Living Goods aims to save lives at scale by supporting digitally empowered community health workers. They work with governments and partners to leverage smart mobile technology, rigorously strengthen performance, and relentlessly innovate to cost-effectively deliver high-quality, impactful health services. They supports and trains local community health workers in Burkina Faso, Kenya and Uganda, the majority of whom are women, to deliver lifesaving medicines, health education, diagnoses, and health products to millions of people who need them. They focus especially on preventing and treating the leading causes of child deaths.