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We invest in companies that can deliver top-tier venture capital returns and enable social, environmental and economic benefits. In fact, we believe healthy financial performance and positive social change are inherently connected. That’s why we invest in and help nurture outstanding entrepreneurs and companies in Cleantech, Information Technology, Sustainable Products and Services, and Healthcare.


Orange sky­lines, smoke-tinged air, emer­gency “go bags” packed—these are becom­ing all too famil­iar as extreme wild­fires become reg­u­lar occur­rences amid the cli­mate cri­sis. Today, we are liv­ing through Canada’s worst […]

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Over 3,000 farms & 2 mil­lion acres expect­ed; pro­grams to dou­ble as FBN tech­nol­o­gy plays lead­ing role in cre­at­ing incen­tives that reward farm­ers for regen­er­a­tive prac­tices SAN CARLOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Farm­ers […]

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Airspace named to FastCompany’s 4 next big things in Transportation for 2023

A better way to route critical shipments, modular batteries for EVs, a technology that makes existing airplanes autonomous, and other bright ideas.

Fast Company
November 28, 2023

The 4 next big things in trans­porta­tion for 2023 Even in a world that feels increas­ing­ly dig­i­tal, we’re grow­ing only more depen­dent on phys­i­cal trans­porta­tion infra­struc­ture of all kinds. And as […]

Japan Society of Northern California Honors Ira Ehrenpreis with its 2023 Visionary Award for his Pioneering Leadership in Impact Investing and the Global Sustainability Community

Business Insider
November 15, 2023

At its 37th “Award of Hon­or” Gala, the Japan Soci­ety of North­ern Cal­i­for­nia pre­sent­ed the pres­ti­gious 2023 Vision­ary Award to Ira Ehren­preis for his bold lead­er­ship in dri­ving for­ward the […]

ZincFive Unveils Expanded Lineup of Nickel-Zinc UPS Battery Cabinets for the Data Center Industry

The ZincFive BC Series UPS Battery Cabinets are powerful, compact, reliable, safe and sustainable megawatt class UPS energy storage systems.

Business Wire
November 14, 2023

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZincFive®, the world leader in nick­­el-zinc (NiZn) bat­tery-based solu­tions for imme­di­ate pow­er appli­ca­tions, announced the launch of two new prod­uct offer­ings with­in the BC Series UPS Bat­tery Cabinet […]

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