Artesian believes that investors can achieve impact without compromising on financial returns.
We use our experience as financial innovators and trusted advisors to help institutional investors, family offices, charities and endowments support the causes they care about, sustainably and at scale.
ARTESIAN focuses on three key areas for impact: ENVIRONMENT, GENDER AND INNOVATION.
Artesian employs collaborative innovation partnerships with leading accelerators and incubators TO DELIVER IMPACT AT SCALE ACROSS THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION.
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The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.
The UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17:
calls on parties to "strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development"
states that the need to develop multi-stakeholder partnerships to share knowledge, expertise, technology, and financial support is seen as critical to the overall success of the SDGs.
leverages our extensive global markets investment experience across the capital structure (from early stage VC to public debt markets) to deliver impact at scale
builds collaborative partnerships with complementary, like-minded organisations to deliver sustainable outcomes
believes that innovation, with technology as a key facilitator, can have a sustainable deflationary effect on the cost of infrastructure required to address critical global social and environmental issues.
"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 leverage our experience in debt & venture capital, to create innovative solutions to deliver high impact & high return.
Technology has a sustainable deflationary effect on the cost of infrastructure required to address critical global issues.
Transformational & 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.
ARTESIAN IMPACT REPORT 2020/21
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.
FOCUs: ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL IMPACT
COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION PARTNERSHIPS
THE IMPACT ACCELERATOR (2019)
The purpose is to accelerate the development of solutions which leverage data and technology to help the property industry reach a full economic and social circular model.
The accelerator is committed to support projects which optimise resource use, improve the quality of life of city residents, engage with key stakeholders to build vibrant and integrated urban precincts creating real economic opportunities for everyone.
The Artesian Australian VC Fund 2 (AFOF 2) and/or the Artesian Clean Energy Seed Fund provides funding for select startups participating in this program.
(2018 & 2019)
EnergyLab is Australia's largest cleantech startup accelerator and network dedicated to the clean energy transition. They connect talented founders to the mentors, advisors, partners, peers and investors they need to succeed.
A program for each stage of the startup journey:
Women in Clean Energy Fellowship
Clean Energy Accelerator
Smart Energy Accelerator
The Artesian Clean Energy Seed Fund provides funding for startups selected to participate in this program.
(2018 & 2019)
Partner: Blue Chilli
SheStarts is an accelerator program like no other. Turbocharging women entrepreneurs to build big tech ideas, with the help of:
An in-house dedicated tech team to help build an amazing product from idea to launch
First class training in startup methodologies to grow your business for success
Access to the who’s who of global startup advisors and partnerships with some of Australia’s leading brands
Access to venture capital to help kickstart your entrepreneurial journey
The Artesian managed Blue Chilli Venture Fund provides funding for startups selected to participate in this program.
IMPACT FUNDS: DEBT & VC
The Fund targets ‘dark’ green bonds & venture debt in projects that will have a disruptive deflationary effect on the cost of infrastructure necessary to limit global warming to 2ºC above pre-industrial levels.
The Clean Energy Seed Fund established by Artesian and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) invests in scalable, high growth potential start-ups, encouraging innovation and creating opportunities in the development of clean technology.
GREEN & SUSTAINABLE
The Artesian Green & Sustainable Bond Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of liquid, investment grade fixed and floating rate green and sustainable corporate bonds. The Fund invests in Australasian and global issuers, whilst aiming to de-risk this exposure by only investing in AUD securities.
The Female Leaders VC Fund invests in Series A & B rounds of high-growth female-led startups in the Asia Pacific region overlooked by other VCs and underrepresented
in Artesian’s existing portfolio.
The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of global AgriFood startups with a focus on sustainable agriculture and food security.
WOMENS ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT BOND FUND
Artesian screens global bond markets and invests in the debt of corporations ranking best in class in their industry for facilitating