About the company
Startup or self-employed
1201 Genève, Suisse
Nicolas Lorne; Brieux Michoud; Franck Barroso; Nicolas Pelletier
Waterpreneurs is a global for-impact organization supporting the scaling-up of impact investments financing the growth of WASH enterprises operating in developing countries.
Based on the concepts of shared value creation, collaborative economy and social entrepreneurship, Waterpreneurs connects local entrepreneurs that have sustainable solutions for access to safe water with impact investors, who can finance the scaling-up of their activities. The approach is systemic, and creates local peer-to-peer due diligence mechanisms for global impact. Waterpreneurs’ goal is to foster interactions between global players from the private sector, the public sector and from civil society to direct finance toward impact projects in the communities. Waterpreneurs vision is implemented through 4 major lines of service:  Entrepreneurs meeting investors  Water impact funds supporting entrepreneurs Corporate coffee & cocoa value chains supporting local water entrepreneurs  Consulting companies integrating "Water & human rights monitoring tools for business" into their services