The Mark Leonard Trust is one of the 17 Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts. It was established by Mark Sainsbury and the trustees are Mark, his wife, Zivi and brother Julian. The trust
The Trust works closely with the Ashden Trust, founded by Mark’s sister, Sarah, and the JJ Charitable Trust, founded by Julian, through the Climate Change Collaboration. This aims which supports projects seeking to reduce CO2 emissions quickly to achieve the Paris Agreement to limit climate change to less than 2C and preferably 1.5C. The Trust’s endowment is managed to achieve positive impact as well as profit to help fulfil its philanthropic mission. The Trust is also a strong supporter of Divest Invest which is shifting investments from polluting fossil fuels to climate solutions to mitigate financial risks and support the transition to a zero carbon economy that achieves the Sustainable Development Goals – go to http://divestinvest.org for more information.
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