“Responsible behavior towards all stakeholders is key for economic success.” Marcel Brenninkmeijer, Founder
People – Planet – Profit
Guided by the 3-P principle of People-Planet-Profit, Good Energies aims to bring financial success together with sustainable returns for the environment and for society. We seek to help drive the transition to a low-carbon economy, as well as to bring affordable renewable energy to the developing world.
The transition to more renewable sources of energy offers unique challenges and opportunities in each dimension of the 3-P sustainability principles which guide our investments:
Poverty alleviation through increased access to affordable renewable energy
Accelerated transition to clean energy resources
Outstanding business opportunities with superior returns
Because Good Energies believes that access to affordable renewable energy is a precondition of poverty alleviation, Good Energies has dedicated a portion of its investments to companies focused on expanding access to renewable energy in the developing world. We see our work in the developing world as an essential vehicle to spread the adoption of renewable energy solutions across the globe.
Energies for good
While being a successful investment firm, Good Energies helps driving the global transition to a low-carbon economy and, in the developing world, supporting poverty alleviation through access to renewable energy.
Fundamental renewable energy transition
Renewable energy is projected to provide 80% of world energy demand by 2100, with solar representing the lion’s share at 64% of demand.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Good Energies aims to be the preferred investor in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. We focus on the areas of solar, turbine-based renewables, green building technologies, renewable energy companies operating in the developing world, and other promising game-changing renewable energy technologies. The key elements of Good Energies’ investment approach are:
- An investment strategy based on the 3-P principle (People-Planet-Profit)
- A long-term investment strategy
- A proven track record of achieving our social and financial objectives
- A passionate global team committed to the renewable energy transition
- Leading technical insight and deep, extensive and respected industry expertise
- Strategic perspective to achieve superior returns
- A commitment to our values: integrity, respect, and sustainability
- A global network
Global Energy Use by Source in the 21st Century
Sources: German Advisory Council on Global Change WBGU Berlin 2003 www.wbgu.de; Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century, Renewables, Global Status Report 2006