EMBARQ’s work would not be possible without the generous support of its many donors around the world. We would like to particularly acknowledge our founding funder, Shell Foundation, who helped establish EMBARQ in 2002 with an initial $7.5 million investment. Twelve years later, EMBARQ has leveraged that investment to attract other funders that helped us grow centers for sustainable transport in five countries around the world. EMBARQ is especially grateful for our global strategic funders who contribute multi-year, multi-million dollar support: Bloomberg Philanthropies, Caterpillar Foundation, FedEx Corp e Shell Foundation.

Local Supporters

LARCI LARCI (Latin America Regional Climate Initiative) was created in November 2012 by the ClimateWorks Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Oak Philanthropy, and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation as a collaborative project to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the overall prosperity of countries in Latin America. LARCI’s objective is to catalyse world-leading climate policy at a national and city level across the power, transport, and waste sectors in Latin America, with a particular emphasis on Mexico and Brazil. In its short history, LARCI has made major strides toward leadership in addressing climate change in Latin America. It has added a team of leading advocates and technical experts, and developed procedures for managing its grant making, finances, reporting, and operations.

Global Supporters

Bloomberg PhilanthropiesA Bloomberg Philanthropies provides generous support to EMBARQ to implement programs that prevent death and disability from road traffic crashes. Other members of the Bloomberg Global Road Safety Program include the World Health Organization, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, World Bank Global Road Safety Facility, Global Road Safety Partnership and Association for Safe International Road Travel.

Caterpillar FoundationA Caterpillar Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. This year, the foundation announced a multi-year, multi-million dollar grant to the World Resources Institute to advance the progress of environmentally sustainable and livable cities in China, India, and Brazil.


FedEx CorporationA FedEx Corporation provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. The company provides substantial financial and in-kind support to EMBARQ to provide technical expertise on sustainable transportation projects that improve quality of life in Mexico, Brazil and India.

Shell FoundationShell Foundation mission is to develop, scale up, and promote enterprise-based solutions to challenges arising from the impacts of energy and globalization on poverty and the environment.


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