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Jul 22, 2022 | Investments

Arrival of the LGT Impact Fellowship 2022 cohort

LGT Venture Philanthropy welcomes 18 exceptional talents to support portfolio organizations and companies of LGT VP and Lightrock during 1-year Fellowship engagements.

Jul 22, 2022 | Investments

LGT Venture Philanthropy continues its engagement with Educate Girls, extending the 10-year-long, successful partnership

LGT VP continues its engagement with Educate Girls (EG), a non-profit organization focused on mobilizing communities to improve and expand girls’ education in India’s rural and educationally underprivileged areas.

Jun 22, 2022 | Publications

Measuring and managing our portfolio’s impact on people and planet

We are excited to present our revised impact measurement and management process and our portfolio’s 2021 impact data report.

May 4, 2022 | Publications

LGT Venture Philanthropy has renewed its commitment to the Operating Principles for Impact Management

The foundation continues its strong alignment with the Operating Principles for Impact Management in 2022 and is proud to see the number of fellow signatories increase.

May 2, 2022 | Publications

A spotlight on LGT VP’s due diligence approach

Senior Investment Manager, Nava Anvari, walks us through each step of the due diligence process.

Apr 22, 2022 | Publications

“The only way for Kenya’s biodiversity and wildlife to survive in the long-term is through community-based conservation.”

Dickson Kaelo, CEO of Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association (KWCA), discusses Kenya's community conservancy model and KWCA’s integral role in driving the movement forward.

Mar 11, 2022 | Publications

LGT VP partners with The Nature Conservancy to launch the Nature for Water Facility with the aim to improve water security globally

LGT VP will work with the The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to formally set up, operationalize and scale the Facility, support the launch of of India's first ever Water Fund and link the Facility's carbon outcomes with LGT Group's broader Net Carbon Zero targets.

Mar 30, 2022 | Publications

LGT Venture Philanthropy renews its partnership with Last Mile Health and will support their pioneering work to institutionalize community health workers in remote communities across five African countries

LGT VP’s multi-year, non-programmatic funding will allow the organization to further strengthen and build out its organizational capabilities required to operate in multiple countries.

Jan 31, 2022 | Publications

Differentiating between venture philanthropy and impact investing

Tom Kagerer, Partner and investment specialist at LGT Venture Philanthropy, explains the main differences between venture philanthropy and impact investing.  

Dec 3, 2021 | Publications

LGT Venture Philanthropy provides a three-year follow-on investment to SmartStart to support them in scaling their ECD network across South Africa

LGT VP will support SmartStart to implement their five-year strategy which will extend their network across South Africa and position them to become a delivery platform for nationwide early childhood learning, enabling every child, regardless of their background, to have a strong, smart start to education. 

 

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