Creating radical change

Investing in circular economy solutions to transform Asia and the rest of the world.

What we do

We prioritize and invest in ‘recycle, recapture, and reuse’ because reducing the extraction of materials from the earth, and better recycling what exists already, is achievable right now.

We do this with metals (Mint Innovation and Green Li-on), and we do this with plastics (Nilo and CRDC).

How we
do it

We source opportunities from our worldwide network and partner with the world’s best sustainable tech venture firms. Our team brings decades of successful venture-building expertise and global leadership in sustainability best practices.

We don’t just invest in founders and companies – we work with them to accelerate their growth and amplify their impact, through our proprietary UN-backed impact monitoring and management.

We help our venture portfolio companies scale in Asian markets, including Japan. And we can provide synergies with our investments in listed companies.

Our team

We are a team of investors, business builders, and circular economy experts. This diversity helps us discover opportunities others might miss.


MUFG Bank, Ltd. Invests in SDG Impact Japan, for Carbon Neutrality and a Sustainable World

Driving Collaboration in Carbon Finance: Carbon Markets Workshop, Qatar

Through the Gender Lens: A Closer Look at Japan’s Equality Landscape

Bridging the Climate Finance Gap

The True Power of ESG

Steve Leonard and Wataru Baba appointed as Managing Partners

Wataru Baba
Managing Partner

Senior Fellow, Climate and Sustainability at Panasonic Group since 2022, where he accelerated the company’s growth through an integrated strategy for creating positive impact on climate change and established Sustainability Committee, chaired by the Group CEO. Board Member of Japan Professional Football League (J.League) and Independent Director for a civic technology nonprofit, Code for Japan, and a web3 startup, Financie, Inc