Partner organizations that already have an established relationship with the GEF, such as agencies, are free to use the logo in their communications material in accordance with the following guidelines. However, all partners should inform the GEF when and how they plan to use the logo and should share a copy of their final products. All other uses of the GEF logo require prior written authorization from a communications officer. Requests can be submitted to the GEF communications team.

Brand Guidelines

Cover image for publication "GEF Brand Guidelines"

The GEF brand guidelines were updated in April 2023 and replace previous graphic standards. The guidelines establish a system for the consistent usage of the GEF’s visual identity: the logo, color scheme, typography, and other graphic elements that enable audiences to easily recognize and identify the GEF brand.

To compliment the GEF Policy on Communications and Visibility, these guidelines also provide the branding guidance for GEF-funded projects and programs to enhance the visibility and design of their communication/outreach materials. Adhering to these rules will contribute to building a clear, simple, positive image of the GEF across communication channels.


The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a family of funds dedicated to confronting biodiversity loss, climate change, pollution, and strains on land and ocean health. Its grants, blended financing, and policy support helps developing countries address their biggest environmental priorities and adhere to international environmental conventions. Over the past three decades, the GEF has provided more than $24 billion and mobilized $138 billion in co-financing for 5,700 national and regional projects.

Last update: February 2024

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GEF Full Name with Tagline

GEF full logo 2023

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The GEF logos have been translated into French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese. The “gef” acronym cannot be translated.