SJF Institute connects, inspires, and accelerates sustainable entrepreneurs and the fields that support them. SJF Institute empowers companies that provide green solutions and works with foundations, corporations and investors who believe in the power of entrepreneurship to change the world.
SJF Institute envisions a thriving socially responsible market that builds environmentally responsible businesses which contribute to the alleviation of poverty, restoration of our ecosystem, and creation of meaningful economic opportunities for all citizens.
SJF Institute is affiliated with SJF Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on delivering superior financial returns through investments in high-growth positive impact companies. SJF has a ten-year successful record of assisting visionary and talented management teams in building industry-leading firms. SJF provides strong expertise and networks in the cleantech, sustainability and technology enhance services sectors. SJF’s two funds have invested in 30 expansion-stage companies which have aggregate revenues of $500 million, 128 facilities, and 5,500 employees. SJF has offices in Durham, NC, New York, and San Francisco and invests throughout the US.