Delivering impact today

Climate Investment invests to accelerate capital-efficient decarbonization of heavy-emitting sectors.

We provide capital to innovative companies and partner with large corporations, governments and non-profit organizations to drive market adoption and impact today. Because we have no time to lose.

Whatwe do

Provide early to growth-stage capital and catalyze market adoption

Invest in energy-intensive sectors: energy production, buildings, transportation and industry, including cement, steel, chemicals and power.

Aim to deliver financial returns alongside quantified GHG reduction

Provide early to growth-stage capital and catalyze market adoption

Invest in energy-intensive sectors: energy production, buildings, transportation and industry, including cement, steel, chemicals and power.

Aim to deliver financial returns alongside quantified GHG reduction

Climate Investment is an independent organization set up by members of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI). They are investors (LPs) in Climate Investment’s funds.

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Our progress

Early to growth stage investment in innovations and business models since 2017.

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carbon reduction deals originated

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AUM2

1 Carbon dioxide equivalent or CO₂ equivalent is a metric measure used to compare the emissions from various greenhouse gases on the basis of their global-warming potential (GWP), by converting amounts of other gases to the equivalent amount of carbon dioxide with the same global warming potential. 2019-2022 cumulative emissions are calendar year and prepared internally in consultation with our portfolio companies. Finalized in May 2023.2AUM defined as committed capital.

How we drive impact

CI believes that impact at a global scale will require innovation and market adoption. This is why we invest in innovative companies and why we drive their solutions’ adoption through our global partner networks.

But confidence in transparent measurement is necessary for investors to make informed investment and adoption decisions.

Our investment decisions are determined by the impact potential identified in an investee.

Each fund has an impact target, and we have co-developed a methodology to estimate forward impact that is aligned with Project Frame1. Opportunities are screened against CI’s methodologies to evaluate opportunities impact. Post-investment, we share our approach with our investees and support its integration within their operations. Annually, we collect their impact data which is then reviewed by an independent third-party and published at a portfolio level.

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1 Project Frame is a third-party, collaborative platform seeking to introduce a common framework for assessing the future GHG impact of investments. Visit www.projectframe.how to find out more.

Energy production, including oil & gas
Industry, including cement, steel, power, chemicals, multi-sector energy efficiency solutions, agriculture
Built environments (Buildings)
Transportation

Where we invest

Climate Investment invests in sectors which are high-emitting. These are shown in the chart on the left:

Our team looks for opportunities that can deliver strong, quantified GHG impact and an attractive risk-adjusted return. Our funds have their own targets for impact and returns.

Our model is to provide earlystage to growth capital and use our partner networks to drive market adoption of our portfolio companies’ innovations. We believe capital-efficient solutions will drive industrial decarbonization.  

Our ongoing partnerships with OGCI member companies and the wider industrial ecosystem help us identify opportunity gaps and invest in companies that can support their own net-zero goals and operational objectives.   

We currently invest principally in North America and EMEA, and also China through our investment in China Climate Investments. Our team is actively opening opportunities in other investment regions within Asia and we expect to cover more markets as low-carbon innovation evolves and matures. 

Highly skilled team

Over 60 highly committed professionals who care deeply about the climate challenge, including specialists with deep technical, investment, commercial, policy, strategic, financial, legal, and operating backgrounds, spanning a wide range of sectors and experiences. Their knowledge and expertise enable us to identify opportunity gaps and drive market adoption.

Their skills also drive significant portfolio value creation and enable our portfolio companies to deliver more impact, faster.

Our Investment Committee brings over 100 years’ experience to the table.

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