Member - Waterpreneurs

Waterpreneurs is a global for-impact organization supporting the scaling-up of water and sanitation social enterprises.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founded 2017
Company Size 3
Member Type
Founders Nicolas Lorne; Brieux Michoud; Franck Barroso; Nicolas Pelletier
Headquarters 1201 Genève, Suisse
Social network


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: [1] Entrepreneurs meeting investors [2] Water impact funds supporting entrepreneurs [3]Corporate coffee & cocoa value chains supporting local water entrepreneurs [4] Consulting companies integrating "Water & human rights monitoring tools for business"​ into their services
Headquarters 1201 Genève, Suisse

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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