Impact investing

Focused venture capital is needed to support the next generation business leaders.

Investment Areas

  

Food & agriculture

Food & Agriculture

Current agricultural practices could lead to the degradation of 95 % of the world’s land by 2050.  

Food loss and waste cost the global econo­my €782 billion annu­ally and account for 8 % of greenhouse gases. 

Incentivising farmers to adopt practices that reduce GHG emissions could mean cost sav­ings of more than €42 billion annually in the global food system. 

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Education Technology

Education Technology

Finding sufficient workers with the required skills will be challenging, with Europe  potentially short of 6 million workers by 2030. Further, there is a need to democratise access to good education across the globe.

There is a rise in key technologies impact­ing the future of educa­tion, such as Adaptive Learning Technologies, AI Education Appli­cations, Analytics for Student Success, Open Educational Resources and XR Technologies. 

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Energy Innovation

Energy Innovation

Achieving net ­zero emissions by 2050 will require an estimated €836 billion ­€1,672 billion a year of addi­tional investments.

Since 2010 alone, solar PV capacity costs have fallen over 80 %, onshore wind capac­ity costs have fallen more than 45 %, and lithium­ion battery capacity costs have fallen almost 90 %. 


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