Rize raises US$14M in Series A funding to boost tech platform for sustainable rice farming

Making sustainable rice farming viable is essential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which account for more than 10% of global methane output. SINGAPORE – 9 May, 2024 – Rize, a pioneering agritech platform dedicated to making sustainable rice cultivation viable through innovative and data-driven practices, today announces the closing of its USD$14 million Series A…

VCMI and GenZero Strengthen Collaboration to Advance High-Integrity Market Mechanisms

SINGAPORE – 18 April, 2024 – The Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI) and GenZero strengthen collaboration aimed at building a high-integrity and effective carbon ecosystem. This collaboration underscores both organizations’ shared commitment towards accelerating global net zero. Following a successful close to Temasek’s Ecosperity Week 2024 and GenZero Climate Summit 2024, where VCMI and GenZero shared insights…

Asia Centre of Carbon Excellence launched by South Pole and GenZero to accelerate climate action across the continent

Jointly developed by South Pole and GenZero, the Asia Centre of Carbon Excellence (ACCE or the Centre) will have a dual impact: level up Singapore’s technical expertise in international carbon trading, policy and project development, and help Asian businesses unlock new opportunities in their own value chains to accelerate the transition towards global climate goals.…

Scaling up of innovative clean energy technologies needed to achieve net zero emissions targets globally

New report examines the role of carbon credits and integrated approach of public, private and complementary policies in driving the clean energy transition   SINGAPORE – 16 April, 2024 – High-quality carbon credits can have a role to play in accelerating the transition to clean energy and scaling up solutions such as low-emissions hydrogen, sustainable…

New report identifies top 13 decarbonization ideas for SEA, presenting economic opportunity of up to USD 150B

Five key accelerators to expedite region’s green transition Green investments rose 20% to USD 6.3B yoy due to renewables and green data centers Launch of Bain’s SEA Green Economy Index   SINGAPORE – 15 April, 2024 – Southeast Asian markets now have a window of opportunity to accelerate decarbonization with actionable ideas and accelerators to…

GenZero Launches Carbon Scenarios Paper to Navigate the Evolving Landscape of Carbon Markets

Explores the development trajectory and possible outcomes for carbon markets through scenario-based analysis   SINGAPORE – 12 April, 2024 – GenZero, a Temasek-owned investment platform company focused on accelerating decarbonisation globally, has launched a paper examining possible future pathways for carbon markets and the role of carbon finance in accelerating climate action. Titled ‘GenZero Carbon…

GenZero Climate Summit 2024 to Address ‘The Next Steps’ Needed to Accelerate Decarbonisation

2nd edition of Summit to include dedicated practitioner-focused events to deep-dive into technological pathways to drive decarbonisation, as well as legal unlocks required to scale the voluntary carbon market Keynote speakers include: Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Temasek International; Margaret Kim, Chief Executive Officer of Gold Standard; Catherine McKenna, Founder…

GenZero Launches Joint Paper with Allen & Gledhill to Enhance Legal Clarity for Voluntary Carbon Credits in Singapore

The joint paper highlights carbon market gaps, with a view on how to address market fragmentation and related challenges through legal certainty and international consensus   SINGAPORE – 26 March, 2024 – GenZero, a Temasek-owned investment platform company focused on accelerating decarbonisation, has launched a legal paper jointly authored with leading law firm in Singapore,…

Velocys secures US$40M of growth capital and begins new chapter as a private sustainable aviation fuel technology company

OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM – 12 February, 2024 – Velocys, a leading sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) technology company, announces that it has begun a new chapter following the completion of its take-private on 18 January 2024. As part of the transaction, a new consortium of growth investors, including Carbon Direct Capital, Lightrock, GenZero and Kibo Investments,…