We foster interactions between global and local players from the private sector, the public sector and the civil society to shift financing towards innovative and impactful local solutions.
Increase mutual visibility between local solution providers and local investors.
Create an environment of trust that allows cross-sector collaboration.
Build capacity in the water nexus entrepreneurial community.
Strengthen impact investment market in a given region and de-risk of market-based projects.
Create locally integrated approaches (i.e. coalitions, consortia) accelerating the financing of the sector.
Access to basic services in the water nexus, leaving no one behind;
Local responsible market-based organisations at the heart of sustainable development;
Impact investing as a part of the solution to solve global problems;
Global alliances and platforms collaborating for acceleration of impact.
Waterpreneurs aims to help solve the problems raised by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a focus on the water nexus, human rights, security and peace.
Waterpreneurs acts as a catalyst and mobilises versatile expertise and a global network of influential key stakeholders to accelerate collaborations between existing platforms and scale-up impact in the water nexus, at a local and global scale.
Focus on the water nexus, human rights, security and peace.
fostering interactions between global and local players from the private sector, the public sector and the civil society to create opportunities and attract finance for innovative impactful local solutions.
Waterpreneurs approach is systemic and creates local peer-to-peer interactions for global impact. This is achieved via a multi-stakeholder approach leading to the development of local clusters of solution providers who deliver impact in natural and human ecosystems.
Waterpreneurs operates with a hybrid governance based in Switzerland as:
A Limited Liability Company (LLC) offering consulting services
A not-for-profit Association essentially designing and standardizing the “Innovate 4 Water” marketplace series for acceleration of deployment
All profits generated by the LLC are reinvested in social purpose projects through the association.
Read Waterpreneurs Articles of Association where we state our purpose and mission.
Read Waterpreneurs Partnership Policy where we describe our values and our principles of work with partners.