Investing in transformational technologies, often in white spaces
- Accelerating capital flows by developing and normalizing financial instruments to increase capital efficiency, Return on Investment and Environmental Return on Investment
De-risking technologies and business models
Building the networks to increase existing climate funding, mobilize new capital and create a continuum of capital
Brisil is a green chemicals company that uses proprietary process to extract green silica from Rice Husk Ash, replacing conventional sand-extracted silica, reducing air pollution.
Agri To Power (A2P) operates a marketplace to accelerate the industrial adoption of biofuel from
agri-waste. The model lowers the use of fossil fuels, provides additional farmer income & reduces agri-burning.
Our Success Stories
Ambee is an environmental intelligence platform that leverages climate and environment data to enable better business, policy, and urban planning.
Smarter Dharma’s SD+ is India's first platform for real estate & construction, providing real-time
decision-making tools and creating sustainable and commercial efficiency.
community-led forestry model optimizes for biodiversity and taps into carbon credits for long-term sustainability & scale.
CEC/SWAR has developed a subterranean irrigation system that reduced water consumption by 40-70% as compared to drip irrigation, while increasing crop quality, yield, and farm income.
Revy is a biotech startup producing advanced consortia for natural and environmentally friendly waste and water treatment & crop waste decomposition.
APChemi produces a climate-friendly oil/petrol replacement using its proprietary technologies to transform hard-to-recycle waste via pyrolysis and purification for 100% circularity.
Zero Circle uses seaweed extract to develop resins for a plastic-equivalent film that is home compostable and marine biodegradable with
FIBSOL’s proprietary biotech polymer-based solution reduces chemical fertiliser usage by and improve soil quality 40-60%, with strong farmer.
The innovations that will have the greatest impact on climate will replace high polluting products, processes and infrastructure. Digital innovations may deliver incremental benefit by optimising existing systems, however, like the digital revolution required PCs and smart phones, the green economy will require a foundation of hardware, heavy assets, green chemicals, new materials, and real businesses to scale. Software cannot eat carbon.
Speed & Scale
Rapid adoption of scalable mitigation and adaptation technologies will create compounding climate benefit. There is a time-value of carbon – CO2e saved today is more valuable than that saved in the future. Benefits of saving CO2e today are realised through slowing the pace of reaching tipping points, the difference in baked-in warming, and scale-up of models that will deliver further carbon savings in the future.
Capital Efficiency &
Capital Efficiency, realised through appropriate financial tools and business models, is necessary to accelerate adoption of climate innovations and achieve global climate goals. Capital flow are dramatically less than projected requirements. As a sector, fewer financial instruments are available to support the growth and adoption of climate tech, despite touching every aspect of the economy. Financial innovation will drive the transition.
India, as a country, may have the single greatest impact on achieving global climate goals. At the inflection point for rapid economic growth, India will use 70% of the 1.5° carbon budget if it follows China's development path. With proven capabilities developing high-quality affordable technologies, India can leapfrog legacy systems to support its own economic development and demonstrate a new trajectory for other developing markets.