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Climate tech accounts for more than 10% of all private equity and venture capital investment, a PwC report states.
Whether it is to get investors comfortable with risk, or to get capital to where it will have the most impact, climate solutions investors have been taking a fresh look at the private fund model.
In the transition away from fossil fuels, entrepreneurs and investors are finding inspiration in technologies that have existed for hundreds of years.
If scaled, nature-based solutions have the potential to account for 37% of necessary climate mitigation goals. Carbon offset trading holds the key.
CalPERS, CalSTRS, CPP, PSP and NYSCRF are among the largest public pension funds with target allocations or siloed capital buckets for climate-themed investment opportunities.
'Flexible investing' funds come in all shapes and sizes - but, as fund managers recognise the need to scale new solutions to mitigate climate change, almost every 'flexible' climate fund has a private equity component.
Canada lags behind other countries in climate venture funding, a 2022 report by the Business Development Bank of Canada found.
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