We are impact investors, investing for profit with a purpose and leveraging the full strength of TELUS to generate financial returns and impact at scale.
Supporting social impact at TELUS
The TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good enables TELUS to expand its commitment to social capitalism by supporting transformative solutions at an early stage with capital and added value. The fund draws on TELUS’ long-standing commitment to the community, ranging from the TELUS Community Boards and TELUS Friendly Future Foundation®, and efforts to improve health and agricultural outcomes through TELUS Health and TELUS Agriculture.
How the fund works
We are impact investors
We find solutions that meaningfully address social and environmental issues. Our team will assess opportunities based on potential to generate financial and measurable impact returns. We work with our portfolio of startups to help meet the evolving needs of our communities and planet.
We are strategic investors
We provide more than just money. We roll up our sleeves and leverage TELUS’ broad network and diverse expertise to help mission-driven founders scale financial impact returns.
Our investment criteria
We invest in companies across all stages. We look for evidence of product-market fit and traction.
We can invest globally, while also considering how a company can create an impact in Canada.
We invest in profit-with-purpose companies that can create meaningful and measurable impact in at least one of our four impact pillars.
We aim to be actively involved with our portfolio, leveraging TELUS’ wide network of expertise and contacts to support a company’s growth.
Mission aligned founders
We seek founders from diverse backgrounds with a deep passion and understanding of problems they’re trying to solve.
We look for startups that use technology, are scalable and have a pathway to strong financial returns.