Global Environment Fund (GEF) is an international investment firm that invests in emerging markets, clean technology and forestry. The firm manages private equity funds totaling approximately $800 million and limited partners include prominent endowments, foundations, family offices and pension funds.
GEF was established in 1990 to provide financing and management support to companies that contribute to environmental quality efficient use of energy, human health and the sustainable management of natural resources. The firm’s investments focus is on especially on companies whose business operations deliver measurable environmental improvements through deployment of improved environmental infrastructure, management and clean technologies. GEF’s investment objective is to provide superior returns by harnessing the power of technological innovation and capital investment to promote energy sources and means of production that are cleaner, more efficient, cheaper, and more sustainable.