Chhavi Sharma is international program manager at Ashden, a charity that rewards, supports and promotes sustainable energy leaders in the U.K. and developing and emerging economies. Since the Ashden Awards were founded in 2001, Ashden has rewarded more than 190 enterprises in the U.K. and around the world which so far have collectively improved the lives of 47 million people, saving more than 9 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions every year.
07 Jun 2017
Philanthropic capital plays a key role in working along government policy and private capital to help transition the globe to a low carbon economy. The fact that climate change compromises progress towards other philanthropic goals such as poverty reduction and better public health amongst others, calls for philanthropy to do more.