BetterWorld Energy

(For-profit organisation)

BetterWorld Energy (Zambia) Ltd, is an environmental and social enterprise working to develop sustainable and economically productive Sub-Saharan landscapes.
BetterWorld is a vehicle by which innovative solutions to environmental and social problems can be researched, tested, demonstrated and implemented. BetterWorld Energy is a social and environmental business research hub, consultancy and business incubator. The stress is on testing innovative social and environmental business possibilities, within the Sub-Saharan context. By understanding the barriers to successful implementation, BetterWorld Energy works to identify innovative solutions to overcome these barriers.
Long-term objectives are threefold:
Economic – generate competitive Return on Investment for Corporate Social and Environmental Investors;
Environmental – rehabilitate and protect fragile, deforested, polluted landscapes and reduce GHG emissions;
Social – increase income and the quality of life for producer-consumer communities.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Doing business with the poor; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: 5 countries (show)

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Energy; Environment and climate change; all (7)

Goods categories

Agriculture, aquaculture & forestry; Environmental; Medicine & health

Business sectors

Agriculture and livestock; Environmental services; Extractive industries and chemicals; all (4)