Why Positive Planet
Positive Planet’s mission is to help men and women across the world create the conditions for a better life for future generations.
Positive Planet was created out of the evolution of PlaNet Finance, whose initial mandate since 1998, was to fight poverty through the development of microfinance. Over the last 20 years, financial inclusion has evolved considerably. From a series of small initiatives, it has become a large-scale movement offering both financial and non-financial services, improving the lives of hundreds of millions of people.
Today, the challenge facing us is not so much in pursuing development for the sake of development, but to ensure its quality and long-term orientation. It must be fair, promote a healthy environment, make water and abundant sustainable energy readily available, ensure access to education and health for everyone, and procure housing for all. When development achieves these objectives, it allows everyone, and particularly the poorest, to fulfil their potential for the benefit of future generations, which is the very definition of the positive economy.
An amazing online auction for our entrepreneurship programme dedicated to Syrian refugees in Lebanon
In order to raise funds to support the entrepreneurship programme for Syrian refugees and their hosting communities in Lebanon, Positive Planet launches an online auction. This […]Read more
On 14 June, the French Chamber of Great Britain held a live auction during its Gala Dinner to support Positive Planet, and in particular the […]Read more
Positive Planet Madagascar is launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kiss Kiss Bank Bank to improve access to health in the north west of the country. […]Read more
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