At LGT Venture Philanthropy, we provide philanthropic capital to social organizations with effective, scalable solutions to societal problems.
Our vision and mission is embedded in LGT’s 90-year-old tradition of creating, preserving and increasing lasting value.
We support the growth of innovative social organizations by providing them with a tailored combination of growth capital, access to business skills, management know-how and strategic advice. We offer capacity building support to drive innovation and maximize societal return.
Our approach provides tailored support to scalable solutions to large-scale problems.
Our portfolio organizations strive to solve some of the world’s most pressing societal problems. With effective scalable models they have the potential to improve the quality of life of billions of underserved people, addressing their need for affordable goods and services, as well as livelihood opportunities.
Since inception, LGT VP has supported 43 social organizations.
Our portfolio organizations
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Dec 8, 2017
We co-hosted a breakfest meeting with the GIIN to present and discuss a report on capacity building support.
Sep 1, 2017
The company has developed a 100% green technology to grow algae.
Aug 15, 2017
Educate Girls' 2-year results on the innovative financing instrument are reason for optimism.
Dec 20, 2016
916 women volunteers from 86 hotspots of child harm are keeping 75’000 children safe in 6 regions across India.
Oct 4, 2016
The organization seeks to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV/Aids.
Sep 20, 2016
A unique conservancy model in the Maasai Mara empowers local landowners, creates job and protects wildlife.
Sep 14, 2016
We are pleased to share with you our Impact Report 2015. It portrays the social impact achieved by our portfolio (both LGT Venture Philanthropy and LGT Impact Ventures) in 2015 and highlights concrete impact case studies.
Oct 11, 2016
The Global Social Entrepreneurship Network collaborated with the German Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on a new report on the growth of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. LGT Venture Philanthropy contributed a case study.
Oct 24, 2016
The organization seeks to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV/Aids. The report states that Mothers2mothers increased its reach by 35% in 2015 and has virtually eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV among clients for the second year in a row. LGT VP has been supporting Mothers2mothers since 2011.
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