GNF - Supporters

Supporters of the GNF´s Projects


Since its creation in 1998, the Global Nature Fund has been seeking alliances with partners concretely supporting its project work .The donors substantially support conrete projects of GNF and its partners in situ, that pursue careful and considerate use of natural resources as well as the development of alternative income sources.

International Partners and Private Funders

Cooperative Projects with the Business Community 

  • Since the launch of the network Living Lakes in 1998, the Mercedes Benz AG has supported this global network.
  • The donations were used for drinking water projects in Kenya. In the Frame of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign, the enterprise Sekisui Chemical supports the project activities.
  • In 2012 the Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG and GNF started a new collaboration under the Motto "Clean Water for the World" aiming at improving the sewage water situation in developping countries in Latin America.
  • Since May 2014, the partnership with the Symrise AG focuses on the development and implementation of a corporate biodiversity strategy.
  • For many years, the GLS-Gemeinschaftsbank has been supporting the projects of GNF by donating the income of interest out of the so called “Living Lakes project saving” initiative.
  • finish is a brand of Reckitt Benckiser Deutschland GmbH and supports the Living Lake of the Year campaign as part of the Living Lakes Network Germany.
  • The Biotop Landschaftsgestaltung GmbH supports projects within the Living Lakes Network with partners from all over Europe.
  • The Lonza Group AG supports Living-Lakes-Water-Projects of GNF since 2023. 
 Water Lily and Frog at Nestos Lakes and Lagoons, Greece
 Ground water pump in Ivory Coast
 Mate seedlings in Paraguay
 Water Energy Hubs in Kenya
 Mangrove forest in Asia
 School children in the environmental education center in Sri Lanka