East Ventures launches its annual Sustainability Report 2024

East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia and Southeast Asia, today launched its annual report, East Ventures Sustainability Report 2024. This report demonstrates East Ventures’ continuous efforts and progress in integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) frameworks in its operations and across its ecosystem, in generating positive impacts for the betterment of society.

Join Indonesia’s largest climate tech pitching competition: The Climate Impact Innovations Challenge 2024

One Saturday in October 2023, thick smog blanketed the runways of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia, forcing several inbound flights to be diverted to other airports. The heavy smog was from a massive landfill fire that started the day before and would take days to extinguish after burning through almost the entire landfill. Just weeks earlier, firefighters battled a persistent wildfire that ravaged savanna fields and forests in Mount Bromo for over a week.

East Ventures and Temasek Foundation unveil three new tracks for second edition of Indonesia’s largest climate tech innovations competition – Climate Impact Innovations Challenge 2024

East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm that has supported over 300 tech companies across Southeast Asia, and Temasek Foundation, a Singapore-based non-profit philanthropic organization that supports sustainable development initiatives, are pleased to announce the second edition of the Climate Impact Innovations Challenge (CIIC) 2024, Indonesia's largest climate tech innovations competition.

The rise of EV two-wheelers in Southeast Asia

While electric vehicles (EVs) are poised to transform mobility across the world, a lesser-known revolution is underway in Southeast Asia (SEA) – the rise of electric two-wheelers. In a region full of motorcycles and scooters, these silent, emission-free alternatives offer the most immediate promise to SEA countries in combating climate change and leapfrogging into a sustainable future.

ECOVISEA: Measure your company’s GHG emissions today

While renewable energy continues to gain traction, fossil fuels remain the primary energy source for many businesses and industries. These ‘polluter’ industries, like manufacturing and transportation, are contributing to tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, harming the planet and its climate yearly.

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Tracking progress: How companies can reduce their carbon footprint

The 2015 Paris Agreement marked a paradigm shift surrounding climate change – a transition from individual to corporate responsibility. Before this accord, “carbon footprint generally referred to personal emissions. Now, however, corporations are held accountable for their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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.

AfterOil, Qarbotech, BANIQL, and Waste4Change won a total of IDR 10 billion in grant funding from East Ventures and Temasek Foundation

After months of comprehensive selection journey, East Ventures and Temasek Foundation are proud to conclude the Climate Impact Innovations Challenge (CIIC) 2023, the largest climate tech innovations platform of the year in Indonesia. With Indonesia assigned to lead the ASEAN Chairmanship 2023, East Ventures and Temasek Foundation are honored to host the CIIC 2023 Grand Finale as the sideline event of the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2023 on 2 September 2023 at The Ritz-Carlton Pacific Place, Jakarta.