Wednesday, August 29, 2007

EnergyCures, clean energy awareness campaign by E+Co

E+Co recently launched a call-to-action campaign, Energy Cures, motivating people to stop the inherent cycle between poverty, dirty energy and its drastic affect on the environment by investing in these clean energy entrepreneurs of developing nations. Believing that market-driven businesses are a solution to meeting the energy needs of over 2 billion people in an environmentally-conscious way, E+Co and their Energy Cures Campaign establishes sustainable communities, stimulates impoverished economies, and preserves environmental resources.

E+Co, is a U.S. based non-profit financial services organization whose mission is to empower local small and medium enterprises that supply clean, modern and affordable energy to households, businesses and communities in developing countries. E+Co has mobilized over $157 million, provided modern energy to over 3.6 million people, supported almost 3,000 jobs and offset 2.2 million tons of CO2. Over the past 13 years, E+Co has proven that it is possible to invest in local businesses that develop and deliver modern, clean energy in villages and cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America that allows for economic development, protects the planet and helps people escape the cycle of poverty.

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