Background
The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is a major initiative created by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The foundation is dedicated to environmental protection and sustainable development.
The Foundation supports initiatives of public and private organizations, in the fields of research and studies, technological innovation and socially-aware practices.
Mission
To support environmental protection and sustainable development, focusing on three fields of activity: climate change and renewable energy, conservation of biodiversity, and access to water and combating desertification.
Geographic focus
International, but with a special focus on the Mediterranean Basin, polar regions and the countries that are most vulnerable to climate change.
Programme areas
The foundation strives to act as an accelerator of projects and solutions for the environment. It promotes sustainable and equitable management of natural resources and places the individual at the centre of its projects. It encourages the implementation of innovative and ethical solutions in three main areas:

• Climate change and renewable energy
• Biodiversity
• Water and combating desertification