Artesian believes that investors can achieve impact, sustainably and at scale, without compromising on financial returns. By focusing on a range of products from debt to VC , we offer clients a unique perspective on the use of capital to shape positive outcomes.
A key tenet of our impact philosophy is collaboration. Employing an impact lens, we blend our experience as financial innovators with the domain expertise and unique perspectives of a range of partners.
Together, we build innovation ecosystems, and invest in companies, solving intractable problems across the Asia Pacific region.
Artesian focuses on 3 key areas for impact: Environment, Gender, Innovation.
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Snapshot of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) progress in Asia Pacific, 2021
The progress gap for achieving the SDGs grows wider and the prospect of achieving the SDGs now extends decades beyond 2030. In 2017, the estimated year to achieve the SDGs was 2052, and by 2021, the estimated year had increased to 2065.
Source: Asia & the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2022” The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
"If impact investing is our rocket ship to social change, impact
measurement is our navigation system"
Sir Ronald Cohen - Chair, Global Steering Group for Impact Investment
We are proud to share our inaugural #Impact Report for 2020/21. We aim to be bold in our commitments and transparent in our role as responsible investors.
Read how our firm tackles sustainability issues, gender equality, diversity & inclusion, and how we go about moving capital for purpose.
We leverage our experience in debt and venture capital, to create innovative solutions to deliver high impact and high return.
Technology has a sustainable deflationary effect on the cost of infrastructure required to address critical global issues.
Transformational and sustainable impact
at scale without compromising
absolute financial returns.
We are committed to reporting that provides transparent insights & accountability to the efficacy of our impact investment products.
Technology is a Force Multiplier for Sustainable Impact
As rising production and innovation in renewables increases their efficiency, the cost of production falls and adoption increases
Speed of Deployment
Vaccine development - what used to take decades or even a century was done in mere months (even with modern regulatory barriers)
Speed of Adoption
Time required for majority adoption of technologies has shortened over time in line with lower costs and reduced time of deployment