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Water from Air: Climate Resilience with Lightsmith

With extreme weather spotlighting the arrival of climate change, a unique new growth capital partnership is overtaking its peers to expedite adaptation to solve the problem.
Water from Air
SOURCE Global 2020
Water from Air
SOURCE Global 2020
Water from Air
SOURCE Global 2020
Water from Air
SOURCE Global 2020
Water from Air
SOURCE Global 2020
Water from Air
SOURCE Global 2020
Water from Air
SOURCE Global 2020
Water from Air
SOURCE Global 2020
Water from Air
SOURCE Global 2020
Lightsmith Climate Resilience Partners, as its name implies, sees opportunity in scaling up new technologies for businesses and communities to better withstand adverse weather and bounce back from climate-related disasters. The consultancy Climate Policy International has identified it as the first fund to do so.

Lightsmith was launched in December 2019 by Jay Koh and Sanjay Wagle, two Harvard graduates with decades of experience in private equity and sustainable development.

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We invest in projects that deliver environmental improvements and contribute to climate action. We invest in projects that look at how technology improves governance, value, quality, productivity, efficiency, resilience, sustainability or inclusion. We invest in connectivity projects that strengthen trade, investment and digital or financial integration. We invest in projects where we can catalyze the mobilization of private capital.