what we know
People depend on nature
People in Asia directly depend on nature for at least one of their most basic needs 1
GDP at risk
US$19 trillion of Asia Pacific`s GDP is at risk from nature and biodiversity loss 2
Global emissions from food systems
$ 700 B
Nature financing gap
$700 bn a year of additional financing is needed to safeguard nature and biodiversity - a gap that cannot be met by public and philanthropic funding alone 5
70% of habitats and up to 40% of species loss by 2100
Southeast Asia is poised to lose more than 70% of habitats and up to 40% of species by 2100 unless action is taken 6
fixing our food systems is one of the most powerful ways we can protect nature
we do things differently
We work with companies that are tackling the systemic food system challenges driving nature and biodiversity loss in Asia. Our approach reflects both the urgency of the nature and climate crises, but patience with the complexity of the solutions.
We provide nature-based businesses with a blend of early-stage finance, tailored company-building services and deep expertise on nature-based solutions - helping companies on their journey towards stability, profitability and scale.
Reflecting the pace of change in nature, all of our partnerships are long term, and begin with a process of actively listening to the needs of the companies we seek to support.
Nature based solutions expertise
Addressing gaps in nature/climate/biodiversity knowledge to unlock impact
Business development expertise
Identifying and supporting early-stage companies with tailored, long-term support and training
Access to early stage finance
Providing access to seed financing and concessionary capital to reach scale