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Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP)

Current Initiative


Close to 3.6 billion people lack access to reliable, abundant electricity, blocking communities’ path to prosperity. At the same time, the world faces an existential climate crisis. To alter the trajectory of that crisis and change energy for good, The Rockefeller Foundation and its partners invested $10 billion to establish The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP).

GEAPP’s mission is to help catalyze a just energy transition by mobilizing public and private capital to reach one billion people with reliable, abundant, clean power across multiple continents. This work aims to avert four billion tons of carbon emissions – or about a tenth of what human activity now emits annually – and support more than 150 million sustainable livelihoods over the next decade.

For the first time in history, the new frontiers of energy technology allow us to achieve an inclusive energy transition that dramatically expands access to clean, reliable electricity for 1 billion people.

  • Report

    What Gets Measured Gets Financed: Climate Finance Funding Flows and Opportunities

    Climate change poses a singular threat to humanity, and to The Rockefeller Foundation’s 109-year mission of promoting its well-being throughout the world. To meet our mission today, we must directly confront climate change.
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Impact Stories

  • Hawa Jalloh’s family survived Sierra Leone’s 11-year civil war. But they couldn’t outlast Ebola, which killed her husband and four of her children. Now a flagship project unites gender empowerment with climate justice to help her care for her family.
  • It took optimism, persistence, and creativity to create Smart Power India. This is the five-part story of that complex journey.
  • The Modern Energy Minimum offers a better way to track progress consistent with broader development goals related to employment and equality, while also helping to reveal where hidden energy poverty is holding people back from achieving their full economic potential.