17 foundations and individuals have pledged $51 million to help increase the energy efficiency of cooling in developing countries. Through K-CEP, these funds will help nations transition to more efficient cooling equipment, phasing down the production and use of HFCs and replacing them with newer, climate-safe coolants.

Foundations and donors contributing to K-CEP include:

Barr Foundation
Bill Gates
Children’s Investment Fund Foundation
ClimateWorks Foundation
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Heising-Simons Foundation
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Josh and Anita Bekenstein
John and Ann Doerr
Laura and John Arnold
Oak Foundation
Open Philanthropy Project
Pisces Foundation
Sandler Foundation
Sea Change Foundation
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Wyss Foundation