Four Pillars of Energy Poverty

Education
Without safe and reliable lighting children can’t study after dusk
Health
4 million deaths are caused by indoor air pollution annually
Environment
Fuel based lighting leads to the emissions of roughly 190 million tonnes of CO2 per year
Economic
Up to 40% of annual income is spent on lighting and cooking fuels

The Sustainable Development Goals

We’ve aligned our programs with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015. Our agenda intersects with many of the goals, with a particular focus on health, education, energy, climate action and partnerships.