A startup’s guide to implementing ESG

‘The furnaces of the world are burning about 2,000,000,000 tons of coal a year. When this is burned, uniting with oxygen, it adds about 7,000,000,000 tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere yearly. This tends to make the air a more effective blanket for the earth and to raise its temperature. The effect may be considerable in a few centuries.’ This is a newspaper excerpt from 1912, which warns about the consequences of unchecked growth. Global concern about the survival of future generations and the planet continued to mount until 1987, when the United Nations defined sustainability – "meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

East Ventures’ sustainability action: planted 1,250 mangroves in Central Java, Indonesia

East Ventures, a pioneering and leading venture capital firm in Indonesia and Southeast Asia, announced its latest environmental initiative: Planting 1,250 mangrove trees in the coastal regions of Central Java, located exactly at Semarang Mangrove Center, Semarang.

Climate tech investment is a top priority in achieving net zero emissions

Achieving net zero emission globally by 2050 is critical to tackle the climate crisis and help to save our planet for the next generation. Global temperatures have risen 1.1°C since 1901, due to an excess of emissions from burning fossil fuels. Negative effects of climate change are mounting, such as extreme weather patterns and rising sea levels, all of which threaten the entire species of plants, animals, and even the human population.