One Planet Capital provides access to businesses actively producing a positive impact for the environments at the forefront of the fight against climate change,
The portfolio supports the UN Sustainable Developments Goals 6 (Clean water and sanitation), 12 (Responsible production and consumption), 13 (Climate Action) and 14 (Life Below Water).
The Fund will invest in three key areas:
Climate Change – companies that are tackling climate change through a reduction in emissions, such as the renewable energy, energy efficiency & transport sectors. Global clean energy investments totalled $282 billion in 2019*, with clean energy capacity increasing 12% year on year. Governments and companies around the world have committed to adding 826 GW of renewable power by 2030 at a likely cost of €1 trillion in an attempt to mitigate climate change. Costs for solar and wind generated power continue to drop as technology improves, with the UK being the world leader in wind technology.
* Source: UNEP, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the Frankfurt School-UNEP.
Environment – companies that generate a positive environmental impact through products and services such as agricultural technology, pollution management and bio-diversity. Agriculture has an enormous environmental footprint, playing an outsized role in causing climate change, water scarcity, land degradation, deforestation and other harmful processes. Sustainable agriculture provides a potential solution to enable agricultural systems to feed a growing population within changing environmental conditions.
Consumer Sustainability – genuine sustainable companies that support climate change goals and the environment. Examples could be food companies that reduce climate and environmental impact or companies in the recycling space. Consumers are driven more and more by sustainability overvalue, with 60% of consumers in research* saying they will pay more for genuinely sustainable products or services.