At this year’s Tech in Asia Conference, our annual Startup Arena Pitch Battle returned offline, with four judges and scores of audience members watching six startups battle it out for the top spot. This edition, sponsored by East Ventures, focused on startups addressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues.
The answer is no. Having a sustainable business means the company needs to find a way to scale up its enterprises, saving the cost for operations and customers. Moreover, it will be a positive way if sustainable solutions can generate value for the companies.
East Ventures signed the Memorandum of Understanding with KADIN Net Zero Hub and WRI Indonesia in advancing commitment towards net-zero targets
East Ventures, a pioneering sector-agnostic venture capital firm that has supported over 250 tech companies across Southeast Asia, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) Net Zero Hub and World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia for the strategic partnership and collaboration in advancing commitment towards net zero targets.
This year, sustainable business became a buzzword as more investors and stakeholders asked companies to be more aware of their businesses and implement ESG principles. A common assumption is that sustainability is only suitable for growth-stage companies and large corporations. Moreover, sustainability is often more closely associated with green actions, environmentally friendly products, and other things.
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.
Many cosmetics, skincare, or other beauty products are packaged very attractive to engage buyers. Realize it or not, waste is commonly and inevitably built into the beauty industry's business model. With the rising beauty consumption that leads to the growing impulsive beauty shopping trend in our society, the waste issue in the beauty industry is getting more critical than ever.
East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia, recently launched its inaugural report named East Ventures - Sustainability Report 2022. This report outlines the robust progress and range of initiatives among the firm and its ecosystem, as well as the sustainable investment framework towards sustainability.
The world celebrates Earth Day every 22 April. Earth day is an event to raise public awareness regarding environmental protection and also a time for us to reflect on what kind of contributions we have given to our mother's nature.
East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia, today launched its inaugural report named East Ventures - Sustainability Report 2022. This report lines out robust progress and a range of initiatives among the firm and its ecosystem in engaging the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) frameworks and practices in achieving a more sustainable and inclusive future.
The awareness of gender equality and diversity in the workplace has emerged worldwide, including in Southeast Asia's work sphere. Many Southeast Asia companies realize the importance of gender diversification and equality but still figure out how to address those issues in the workplace.