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
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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

Robert Höglund is a carbon dioxide removal (CDR) and climate policy expert. In addition to managing the Climate Transformation Fund, he co-founded the CDR market overview CDR.fyi, works with the NGO Carbon Gap, and publishes reports and articles on carbon removal and corporate climate contributions. He is a member of the EU Expert Group on Carbon Removals, the Science-based Target initiative's (SBTi) Technical Advisory Group, and the board of the KTH-led research program Mistra sustainable consumption. Robert previously headed Oxfam Sweden's policy and communications team and founded the Climate Goal Initiative in Sweden.

Natalya Yakusheva Jarlebring

Senior Environmental Lead


Natalya holds a PhD in Environmental Science and has previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher on International Forest Policy at the Department of Forest Science at the University of Helsinki. There she focused on the forest-climate nexus in implementation of the EU climate commitments. Natalya has extensive experience working as a consultant in natural resource management and development of sustainability policies for several international and donor organizations such as UNEP, UNDP, and GIZ.

Jill Raval

Senior Impact & Partnership Manager


Sustainability expert with over a decade of experience working with communities especially in islands to develop their blue economies and collaborating on catalytic projects that address impacts on both freshwater and marine ecosystems. Formerly at UNEP, WRI, Stockholm Resilience Center.

Anna Samuelsson

Head of Impact


LLM from Uppsala University. 15 years of working with sustainable development. Expertise within compliance, due diligence & anti-fraud.

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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