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This week's investment roundup looks at the rise of climate tech investment in the Middle East and North Africa, how central governments are supporting sustainability projects and the latest guides to responsible investing.
In this weekly roundup, we explore the latest trends and developments in sustainable investment and finance.
Climate tech remains a core focus for many venture capital investors, and At One Ventures has just announced the launch of its $375 million second climate tech fund.
A report ranked 500 venture-capital-backed tech companies headquartered in the UK and found that most climate tech companies had no plans for reducing emissions.
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Climate tech is poised for explosive growth, projected to reach a market size of $600 billion in annual turnover by 2030. Europe's position in this emerging sector is at risk, the reports states, with the continent falling behind the US and China – without further efforts – as climate tech moves to the most favourable markets.
Berlin-headquartered World Fund has raised €50 million for climate tech in challenging markets. SGV spoke to World Fund co-funder Daria Saharova about recent signals that appetite remains for the right investments.
Spiritus has emerged from stealth mode with an energy-efficient, low-cost, lung-like material that is able to capture CO2 from the air.
Despite increasing noise around the anti-ESG agenda, investment continues apace and there is increased scrutiny on nature and climate risk reporting in this week's roundup, as well as a growing standardisation on expected risk disclosure.