Harness Energy

Shehryar is the Founder and Managing Director of Harness Energy, a social enterprise dedicated to providing clean and affordable solutions to Pakistan’s energy-starved population. Harness are an Associate of IFC’s Lighting Pakistan program, and their role in eradicating poverty lies in innovative distribution models that take clean energy products to the last mile. They are conducting a pilot to distribute 500 clean cook stoves in rural Punjab, and aim to scale up to 25000 in 2 years. These stoves significantly reduce indoor air pollution and pay back their investment within 6 months, leading to major improvements in their living standards.