WaterEquity's investments have positive, multifold social impact.
The impact of water and sanitation drives economic growth, supports healthy communities and ecosystems, enhances resilience to climate change, and promotes gender equality.
Enabling Growth. Scaling Impact.
WaterEquity’s funds have deployed over $258 million in capital towards solving the water and sanitation crisis.
WaterEquity stands apart from other impact-focused asset managers due to our deep understanding of the water and sanitation sector in emerging markets. Our Investment Management team is comprised of individuals with decades of banking and financial institution experience and an unparalleled understanding of the barriers low-income communities face in gaining access to water and sanitation. This unique combination enables us to identify investment opportunities with an attractive mix of financial returns and positive, multifold social impact across many of the United Nations Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs)—driving economic growth, supporting healthy communities and ecosystems, enhancing resilience to climate change, and promoting gender equality.
WATER AND SANITATION
people reached with water and sanitation
committed capital to solving Sustainable Development Goal 6
cumulative investments made across three funds
COUNTRIES OF IMPACT
low- and middle-income countries globally
EXPANDING FINANCIAL INCLUSION
microloans to low-income consumers
of individuals directly supported by our investments are women
A Global Presence – Where We Work
WaterEquity has investments around the world and are consistently expanding into new geographies.
Aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals
WaterEquity’s core impact contributes to Sustainable Development Goal 6, which ensures availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. Access to water and sanitation underpin many of the world’s greatest challenges and have been proven to positively impact health, economic security, gender equality, sustainable infrastructure, and resilience to climate change for communities around the globe.
“Niagara Bottling is proud to be a contributing partner and foundational investor in WaterEquity. By supporting the sustainable growth of water and sanitation enterprises in emerging markets, we are accelerating an end to the global water crisis for hundreds of millions of women, children, and men.”
– Kristen C. Venick, Director of Corporate Giving, Niagara Bottling
“Access to safe water is integral to helping the global economy move forward. Our investment in WaterEquity is an example of how Bank of America is able to deploy capital to support innovative, scalable solutions that address global challenges.”
– Anne M. Finucane, Bank of America Vice Chairman