2019 Fall Cohort

Archipelago Eco Investors will support SMEs producing new and innovative breakthrough technologies, materials or processes that have the potential to disrupt the current plastics economy by displacing single use plastics within the plastics economy, or processing them at the end of their useful life and bringing them back into the circular economy. They will seek scalable solutions that have the potential to diffuse to the South once proven in the North, and has twin goals of reducing carbon emissions and reducing plastic waste.

GreenDev is a Canadian based Impact Investing and Advisory firm dedicated to advise on renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure assets in frontier and emerging markets.

They will focus on Africa’s clean energy infrastructure that promotes circular economy, especially in Waste to Energy projects and small and mid-sized enterprises (“SME”) involved in the Waste to Energy value chain.

They will support projects at the construction phase (after engineering and permitting is completed), using only proven energy generation equipment (i.e., no or low technology risk) and securing long-term power purchase agreements (PPA) with inflation protection provisions. They will also back SMEs with innovative business model involved in the waste collection and recycling.

NewAfrica Impact (NAI) is a developer, owner and operator of renewable energy projects, targeting bioenergy, and forest landscape restoration projects in Africa. The company has half a dozen partners with 150 years experiences in bioenergy, forestry, private equity and entrepreneurial management in Africa. The partners have been African leaders in sustainable development practices and climate change mitigation projects.

ADM Capital is an investment manager with specialist experience investing in private markets, supporting entrepreneurs and tomorrow’s leading companies in the absence of traditional finance. With a 20-year track record, ADM Capital has developed proprietary sourcing networks, extensive structuring capabilities and is regarded as a reliable and trusted source of capital. ADM Capital currently pursues two main investment strategies, private lending to mid-market corporates across the Asia Pacific region, and private equity in the food and agriculture sector primarily across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Sustainability is core to the ADM Capital Group. The ADM Capital Foundation was established in 2006 to support solutions to environmental challenges in Asia and ADM Capital was the first Asian PRI signatory ex-Japan in 2008. ADM Capital Group staff are located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Jakarta and London.

ADM Capital will support issuers of early-stage, medium to long-term USD private credit transactions that deliver strong climate and sustainability outcomes. We will focus on sustainable land use opportunities initially in Indonesia, and then in other countries in South East Asia. Key to our strategy is a focus on partnerships and new business models. The most promising new technologies will be harnessed to lower cost curves, improve visibility along supply chains and to reduce real and perceived risks. Technical assistance to manage project level risks will be core to our activities.

2019-2 Honorary Cohort Member

ADM Capital is an investment manager with specialist experience investing in private markets, supporting entrepreneurs and tomorrow’s leading companies in the absence of traditional finance. With a 20-year track record, ADM Capital has developed proprietary sourcing networks, extensive structuring capabilities and is regarded as a reliable and trusted source of capital. ADM Capital currently pursues two main investment strategies, private lending to mid-market corporates across the Asia Pacific region, and private equity in the food and agriculture sector primarily across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Sustainability is core to the ADM Capital Group. The ADM Capital Foundation was established in 2006 to support solutions to environmental challenges in Asia and ADM Capital was the first Asian PRI signatory ex-Japan in 2008. ADM Capital Group staff are located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Jakarta and London.

ADM Capital will support issuers of early-stage, medium to long-term USD private credit transactions that deliver strong climate and sustainability outcomes. We will focus on sustainable land use opportunities initially in Indonesia, and then in other countries in South East Asia. Key to our strategy is a focus on partnerships and new business models. The most promising new technologies will be harnessed to lower cost curves, improve visibility along supply chains and to reduce real and perceived risks. Technical assistance to manage project level risks will be core to our activities.