TELUS Pollinator Fund for Good

We invest in startups driving social and environmental change to make the world a better place. We believe in profit with a purpose.
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Our purpose and mission

The TELUS Pollinator Fund is one of the world’s largest corporate social impact funds. We deliver on TELUS’ commitment to social capitalism by investing across all stages in for-profit companies that have the potential to change the world for the better.
We invest in mission-driven founders tackling the biggest challenges in health, education, agriculture and the environment, and connect them to the resources and capital needed to grow and thrive.

Our 2022 impact

Our 2022 Impact report highlights the early progress of our fund.
We are pleased to release the Pollinator Impact Navigation Tool, a founder-focused resource to help startups improve impact measurement and management.
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Our approach

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Be catalytic
We focus on world-changing technology companies with a proven product-market fit.
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Invest for profit with a purpose
We look for financially compelling businesses that can scale and generate financial returns as well as measurable impacts.
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Back compelling founders
We back mission-driven founders and diverse teams that can scale effectively and sustainably.
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Leverage the strength of TELUS
We open doors and provide strategic support to our companies.

Our four impact pillars

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Supporting responsible agriculture
Creating sustainable food systems, improving access to healthy food and promoting zero food waste.
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Transforming healthcare
Advancing inclusive and preventative care, and improving equitable access for underserved populations such as women’s and senior care.
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Caring for our planet
Promoting wide-spread adoption of zero-emission solutions, strengthening climate resilience and zero waste.
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Enabling inclusive communities
Enabling quality jobs and income, supporting work readiness and care outcomes for vulnerable populations.

Ready to pitch your company?

We’re looking for mission-aligned, for-profit startups. Please contact us to discuss if there’s a strong fit.
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Inspiring stories

Meet the impact-driven founders and businesses who are driving positive outcomes in our communities.
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