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New webinar! 🚨 Climate Tech Portfolio Fund II Update
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Unlocking a new type of climate action

Climate change is the biggest challenge we must solve this half-century. We are facing a series of hard-to-reverse tipping points, which threaten the livelihood of people and the stability of our planetary systems. The time to act is now.

The good news: we know which tech, tools and ideas are needed to beat it — from electrified industrial heat and synthetic aviation fuels to low-carbon cement and planet-proof proteins. We need ~100 technologies to get to net zero.* However, most of these technologies require further innovation to reduce costs and accelerate adoption.

Enter the realm of private markets — where startups or scaleups at the forefront of innovation are funded to drive technological advancements. These companies largely depend on private capital to finance their product development and growth.

At the same time, most of us don’t have access to the best way of investing in these companies — through climate venture capital, growth equity and buyout funds.

These funds don't just allocate capital; they use their expertise and network to guide their companies to success. Plus, they allow you to make a diversified investment into one of the largest macroeconomic opportunities of your lifetime.

We at Carbon Equity are acutely aware of your power to drive change. Together, private investors have more capital than all institutional investors combined. By unlocking private capital at the scale of billions, we can help fund technological innovations that help solve our global challenges — starting with climate change.

Once you invest in these climate solutions, you become further invested in the transition to a healthier and more equitable society. Our platform enables innovative solutions to scale and creates a community where positive actions and financial returns reinforce each other.

Our impact due diligence

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The world’s most specialized climate fund selector

We map and track climate private equity funds globally based on our proprietary climate impact assessment and financial diligence. Only 5% of climate funds we've scanned have made it onto our platform.

How we assess impact

Join our Climate Investing Club

By joining the Climate Investing Club you can become eligible to invest in selected opportunities with minimums under €100k.

How we track impact

Investing where it’s needed most

For every investment done by a fund (75 so far), we evaluate its potential contribution to achieving a net zero future. This is based on the most robust climate science research by the IEA, Project Drawdown, McKinsey and more. Our target is that >70% of the investments are critical net zero technologies, allowing our investors to play a meaningful role in scaling the building blocks of a fossil-free economy.
* 97% of investments have some decarbonization potential. If an underlying fund trends toward a lower share of critical tech than expected, we engage with the fund’s management team.
Liza Rubinstein, Chief Impact Officer at Carbon Equity

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