About us

We invest in efficient and decentralised generation of energy (“EDGE”) markets

We are a specialist energy transition investor

Founded in 2007, Sustainable Development Capital LLP (“SDCL”) is one of the most established and innovative investment firms in the sustainability markets and is unique in its dedicated focus on efficient and decentralized energy solutions.

SDCL’s core strategy is to develop and invest in sustainable energy infrastructure assets that reduce cost and carbon and improve reliability. The Firm has a long and proven track record in delivering solutions for major technology, healthcare, commercial, industrial, and public sector clients, such as enterprise and hyper-scale data centers, hospitals, heavy and light industrial facilities, universities, warehouses, and hotels. SDCL deploys a wide range of commercially proven technologies such as on-site renewables including solar paired with storage, renewable heat, and cogeneration, as well as energy conservation measures such as LED lighting, energy efficient heating and cooling, motors, building management systems and controls.

SDCL’s infrastructure investment capabilities cover all stages of the project development lifecycle, from concept to long term operations. In addition to project investments, SDCL has launched a private equity division to invest growth equity capital in the best companies providing products and services to the EDGE markets.

SDCL is headquartered in London and the group, and its investment vehicles also operate from offices in New York, Greenwich, Dublin, Hong Kong, and Singapore.  SDCL is authorized and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority.

  • Established in 2007 to focus on efficient and decentralised energy markets
  • Energy efficient investments in the UK, Continental Europe, North America and Asia
  • Enabling energy users to reduce costs and access clean energy for commercial and industrial use
  • Established firm level sustainability principles; signatory to the UN PRI, GFANZ and TCFD

  • What is energy efficiency?

    Learn about how we approach, and solve the issue of energy inefficiency

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  • Sustainability Policies & Disclosures

    SFDR Product Website Disclosure – SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT):

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    SDCL Responsible Investment Policy:

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