Our sustainability commitment

Since we started investing in 2013, we have backed founders and tech companies that have a mission that goes beyond financials.
On top of making the world a better place, these companies are more resilient, attract better talent, and provide a better financial return for investors.

Sustainability Strategy

Founders

We look for mission driven founders and teams that share our values, with high standards and looking both for prosperity and purpose.

Trends & Sectors

Solving real problems in sectors with high social and environmental impact like: Mobility, Clean Energy, Agriculture, Fintech, Food, Healthcare, Proptech, Cybersecurity, Industry Tech, and Content, among others.

Our Process

Our investment process follows ESG best practices which allow us to maximize both financial returns and social and environmental impacts.

A Measurable Impact

In addition to top quartile returns, we have measurable outcomes in social inclusion, job creation and reduction of environmental footprint.

Our ESG Policy

We believe in companies working with sustainable behaviors, striving to make the world a better place and creating long-term value for society. That is why integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policies in our processes came so naturally.

Please read more about our ESG policy here

Selected Case Studies

Clarity AI

Bringing societal impact to markets

Purpose: Clarity provides the necessary data insights and tools to help organisations measure their social impact and helps investors build and manage their bespoke impact-investment portfolios.

Impact:

  • Promote sustainable investments with high positive social impact
  • Provide a neutral ESG rating and help out investment managers measure the ESG impact of their portfolio
  • Optimize social impact & transparency

Stats:

  • ESG assets may hit $53 trillion by 2025, a third of global AUM
  • Clarity analyzes data from +30k companies, +200k funds, 198 countries and 187 local governments, providing +1,000 sustainability indicators

Wallbox

Smart charging and energy management solutions

Purpose: Wallbox creates smart charging and energy management solutions that combine innovative technology with outstanding design, facilitating the adoption of electric vehicles today to make more sustainable use of energy tomorrow.

Impact:

  • Facilitate the adoption of electric vehicles
  • Charge smartly and efficiently electric vehicles
  • Promote more sustainable use of energy

Stats:

  • During 2020, more than 50 million tonnes of carbon-dioxide equivalent of GHC emissions were saved by use of EVs
  • Global electric car stock reached 10 million units in 2020 and is expected to reach 40 million units by 2025
  • Wallbox has sold +100k EV chargers since inception and has accumulated +4.3m of charging sessions

Biome Makers

Enabling Global Sustainable Farming

Purpose: Biome Makers (BMK) enables sustainable farming by helping farmers measure the impact of their farming practices on the soil’s health and the earth’s climate.

Impact:

  • Grow crops sustainably and increase soil’s productivity
  • Promote the use of ecological products and crops vs. chemical fertilizers
  • Reduce carbon emissions in the atmosphere by increasing soil absorption

Stats:

  • 70% more food production needed to feed the 9.7bn global population by 2050. We lose 50,000 m2 of arable land annually; larger than Switzerland
  • Agriculture contributes to 23% of greenhouse gas emissions
  • BMK has improved the health of 19,500 hectares of soil; the size of 20,000 football pitches
  • Carbon sequestration of BMK clients’ farms has increased by 15.6Tn CO2; the equivalent of an 800-tree forest’s sequestration

Savana

Transform Electronic Medical Records into deep Real-World Evidence

Purpose: Savana grants medical institutions the power to unlock clinical value trapped in electronic records to improve healthcare research

Impact:

  • Integrate and digitalize medical data in order to extract conclusions and facilitate medical diagnosis
  • Improve the pharmaceutical research process
  • Optimize hospitals management

Stats:

  • $44Bn spent in clinical trials every year with very low use of technology
  • Savana is serving over 160+ Healthcare providers in 15 countries and 5 languages
  • The company has read 400,000 concepts and improved 6 clinical practices

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