Friday, 11 July 2014

Sustainability: a Venture Capitalist’s Perspective

by Eric Choi, Analyst at Amoo Venture Capital Advisory

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in sustainability, especially in the private equity and venture capital network. Sustainability by definition has multiple dimensions, namely Economic, Social and Environmental (so-called ‘Triple Bottom Line’). From an investor’s perspective, sustainability encompasses investing in technologies and ventures that allow us to optimise the use of scarce resources. Most times, these transform the way we work and live and hence why it is commonly known as “impact investing or conscious