Our impact funds


Our philanthropic impact funds are portfolios of high-quality projects supporting positive change across multiple environmental topics. The funds are carefully curated by Milkywire’s in house experts to maximize long-term impact.

Climate
Wildlife
Forests and landscapes
Oceans

Climate Transformation Fund


The Climate Transformation Fund, established in 2021, focuses on innovative projects that accelerate global net-zero goals. Our mission is to achieve maximum long-term CO₂ reduction or removal per dollar spent. We're committed to supporting new technical solutions, influencing climate policy for greater ambition, and scaling up nature-based climate projects. With 30 projects already backed and 15+ partners on board, we're paving the way for a more sustainable future.


  • Alignment with SBTi framework

  • In partnership with Gold Standard

  • Scientific framework guided by leading experts


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Select Impact Partnerships
Amazon Frontlines
CC scotland
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Blue marine Foundation
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re wild
Takachar
RRI
Parallel Carbon
Gaia Amazonas
ICCI
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Heirloom logo
Octavia carbon logo
Amazon Frontlines
CC scotland
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Blue marine Foundation
Terrafixing logo
re wild
Takachar
RRI
Parallel Carbon
Gaia Amazonas
ICCI
gfg logo
Heirloom logo
Octavia carbon logo

120+


Projects

Consists of all projects supported by Milkywire to date.

40+


Countries

Total number of countries with project locations to date.

30M


Contributions

Total contributions by corporate partners in USD.

Meet our experts


Robert Höglund

CTF Fund Manager

Member of the Science-based target initiatives' Expert Advisory Group, EU carbon removal expert group, Founder of the Climate goal initiative, former Executive at Oxfam.

Natalya Yakusheva Jarlebring

Senior Environmental Lead


PhD Environmental sciences, consultant to UNEP and UNDP on climate adaptation and natural resource management with key expertise in biodiversity and protected areas.

Jill Raval

Senior Impact & Partnership Manager


M.Sc. from Stockholm Resilience Centre, expert with 10+ years in addressing issues affecting both freshwater & marine ecosystems. Formerly with UNEP & WRI.

John Lund

Program Manager


M.Sc. in Rural Development, and Natural Resource Management, expert specializing in green livelihoods, sustainable land use, and climate adaptation & mitigation.

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Quality Assurance

Our path to maximum impact


Our rigorous screening criteria and processes guarantee the excellence of our impact funds, making sure that your investment drives real change. Each fund is guided by a science-backed strategy and a methodology which informs our project selection. Additionally, we regularly seek independent external advice to identify the best organizations and shape our fund strategies.


  • Designed to boost global impact

  • Based on latest science, reviewed by experts

  • Access to hard-to-find and pioneering projects


Our curation process
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Selection criteria

Our commitment to high standards


We use strict criteria to identify the world's foremost projects, setting the stage for awe-inspiring impact. Our fund managers meticulously curate these projects, ensuring they not only meet our standards but also seamlessly align with the framework of their respective funds. Our criteria include:


  • Impact potential: Feasibility, scalability and sustainability

  • Addressing the root causes

  • Co-benefits for people and nature

  • Low risk for adverse effects

  • Local ownership

  • Financial viability, transparency & accountability


Main SDGs covered


We're supporting initiatives all around the world working with our planet's most urgent issues. Our goal is to find locally rooted organizations that are reliable, skilled, and focusing on efforts for the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:

  • 6 Clean Water and Sanitation

  • 13 Climate Action

  • 14 Life below Water

  • 15 Life on Land