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We believe in the power of a diverse, connected network of passionate, like-minded individuals and organizations to fuel innovation. That’s why we've created a platform to connect entrepreneurs, civil society organizations, private sector and entrepreneur support organizations. Through this collaborative community, we can develop a strong pipeline of high-impact innovations, and build a more inclusive and enabling environment to tackle ocean plastic pollution in Asia.
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Learning Resource

Gender Impact for Entrepreneurs

A new curriculum developed with Value for Women on gender-inclusive business practices to help startups gain an understanding of the social and economic benefits of applying a gender lens, knowledge of how gender intersects with issues of ocean plastic pollution in the region, and access to practical strategies and tools to apply in their own workforce.

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Learning Resource

Plastics X Circularity Curriculum

To support early-stage startups, we teamed up with key partners, Sagana and The Circulate Initiative to develop the first curriculum in South and Southeast Asia that focuses on plastic waste and circularity.

Supported by: Alliance to End Plastic Waste, Global Alliance Canada, and Lucy Ana Walton via The Denver Foundation

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    Name

    Country

    Website

    Description

    Focus Area

    Evergreen Labs

    Vietnam

    http://evergreenlabs.org/

    Evergreen Labs aims to create and support inclusive businesses that drive lasting growth, development and long-term benefits for future generations in Vietnam.

    Incubator / Accelerator

    The Plastics Circle

    Australia

    www.ThePlasticsCircle.com

    PlastX bridges the gap between Business & Informal Workers, completing the PCR-plastics supply-chain in Asia. Quality, demand-led supply that’s reliable, ethical, traceable & sustainable.

    Trading Platforms, Footprinting a company's impact

    Empower

    Norway

    https://www.empower.eco/

    A digital infrastructure for a circular economy, ensuring that plastic ends up where it has the highest value & the lowest cost to society.

    Fauna & Flora International

    Cambodia

    www.fauna-flora.org

    Established over a century ago, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world’s oldest international wildlife conservation organisation. FFI’s focus is on protecting biodiversity, which underpins healthy ecosystems and is critical for the life-support systems that humans and all other species rely on. FFI has been working on marine plastics since 2009, and was the first biodiversity conservation organisation to address the emerging threat from microplastics in our oceans. The Coastal & Marine Conservation Programme (CMCP) is part of FFI’s programme of work in Cambodia. The CMCP supports the Royal Government of Cambodia to protect coastal and marine biodiversity, sustainably manage fisheries resources and improve livelihoods of local fishers and communities. Over the past 10 years, the CMCP has focused on building community, government and local partner capacity for biodiversity conservation, including to address marine litter and plastic pollution.

    Technical Assistance

    Foreign Trade University Innovation and Incubation Space

    Vietnam

    https://fiis.ftu.edu.vn

    Established in 2017, the FTU Innovation and Incubation Space (FIIS) is an extension of the FTU's entrepreneurship and innovation activities. Founded by a leadership team composed of leading experts in economic and business fields, FIIS has become a creative hub for the development of student startups all over Vietnam, simultaneously promoting entrepreneurship spirit and creativity for the SMEs community in Vietnam. With effective collaboration with both government and non-government bodies together with good linkages with corporations and different stakeholders, we have successfully developed a strong ecosystem which brings Faith, Innovation, Impact and Smile (FIIS) to our partners and the society FIIS's objective is to transform ideas into companies and nurture entrepreneurs with a bright spirit of innovation. Our vision is to be a worldwide startup incubator, promoting the spirit of innovation with our mission of turning ideas into startups and nurturing entrepreneurs with a bright spirit of innovation. create.

    Incubator / Accelerator

    ORCA

    Canada

    http://www.orcaasia.com/

    ORCA designs, manufactures and installs the leading technology in the food waste recycling industry. ORCA uses mostly air, along with water and microbiology to turn your food waste into an environmentally safe liquid that goes down the drain and is disposed of using the existing sanitary sewer infrastructure.

    Food/Organic Waste

    Green Worms

    India

    greenworms.org

    Green worms was started in 2014 in India. Green Worms Mission is to Creating dignified jobs & enabling circular economy to eliminate waste crisis and poverty.

    Consultancy

    CL2B

    Vietnam

    cl2b.com

    Established in 2019 as the first Circular Economy advisory firm in HoChiMinh City, Vietnam, CL2B was founded by Kim Le and Josse Kunst. Their ambition was to close the loop of material in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Gathering the team of international and local experts to lead a young, ambitious group of professionals in Vietnam, CL2B 's aim is to make Vietnam the leader in the Circular Economy transition in the region. We facilitate the decision making process to speed up this transition not only by consulting, but by introducing an innovative and collaborative approach to doing business.

    Technical Assistance, Consultancy, Incubator / Accelerator

    GoMassive

    India

    https://gomassive.in

    The GoMassive network brings access to capital, mentorship, and validation of ideas through its partnerships with research labs, tech academia, and policy think tanks. GoMassive has evaluated 350+ startups in the pollution space since 2019.

    Events, Investments

    Almond Ventures

    Thailand

    www.almond.group

    Innovation Hub and Venture Builder based in Bangkok, Thailand. We began our journey by building ventures (or startups) that innovatively solves big questions in our society with our corporate partners– loan sharks for unbanked, waste collection and recycling, eco-friendly products etc. Now, we still keep our eyes out for new high potential ventures while continuously creating innovations for our corporate clients and partners.

    Consultancy, Incubator / Accelerator, Investments

    Orobo

    Singapore

    www.orobo.io

    Orobo is a business intelligence platform that enables you to bring together the people, partners and data from your supply-chain, helping you make strategic decisions throughout your product's life-cycle, enabling your organisation's transformation in order to participate in the circular economy.

    "Digital Platforms (websites, apps, etc.)"

    iAngel

    Vietnam

    iangel.vn

    iAngel Vietnam Angel Investor Network Company Limited (iAngel Ltd.) is the legal entity of Vietnam Angel Investor Network (iangel.vn) which was founded in 2016. Operating as a network of 84 individual members and 9 corporate partners nationwide, iAngel together with its members has accelerated the first batch of over 50 startups in 2016-2017 and the next batch of 12 startups in 2017-2018. The Network has helped Song Han Incubator in Da Nang run their own incubation in 2018-2019 and supported Mekong Business Initiative/ ADB to do the post-challenge monitoring of Smart City Innovation Challenge and give inputs for their quarterly and project-end report. iAngel is dedicated to the development of entrepreneurship and startups ecosystem in Vietnam by connecting and creating the synergized efforts among partners

    Incubator / Accelerator, Events, Technical Assistance, Consultancy

    WasteAid

    India, Vietnam, Indonesia

    https://wasteaid.org/

    WasteAid works with communities and policy makers in lower and middle income countries to implement waste management and recycling programmes. We promote and share locally appropriate, evidence based and inclusive waste management practices, supporting and empowering others to take positive action. Our work improves livelihoods, promotes circular economy innovation and contributes to a cleaner and healthier future for all.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Technical Assistance, Consultancy, Gender-focused Programs

    Impact Collective / TheVentures

    South Korea

    https://impactcollective.earth/

    Impact Collective looks for entrepreneurs who are committed to make a positive impact on the world by bringing innovative, scalable solution to the social and environmental challenges, and invest in seed or pre-series A stage startups.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Investments

    Sweep Smart

    Netherlands

    https://www.sweepsmart.org

    Sweep Smart's app tracks waste and financial flows during waste collection and handling, creating insight into waste generation and operational KPIs, to manage waste operations and design better waste systems.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes, Material flow mapping and data analytics

    Impact Hub Jakarta

    Indonesia

    jakarta.impacthub.net

    Impact Hub Jakarta is a coworking and innovation space that exists to support organisations & entrepreneurs creating sustainable positive impact in Indonesia. They offer programs, events and an inspiring place to work or collaborate with others in the local community, and are part of a 100+ global network that is passionate about connecting Indonesia to the global entrepreneurial ecosystem.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Events, Consultancy

    Impact Hub Manila

    Philippines

    manila.impacthub.net

    We are the catalyst for social innovation – we are a community, a consultancy and a creative collaborative space. As part of the biggest global network for social innovation, we inspire, connect and enable our local community of changemakers to develop their ideas for a more sustainable world.

    Events, Incubator / Accelerator

    Siklus

    Indonesia

    www.siklus.com

    Siklus delivers refills of consumer products to door - without plastic waste. They use technology to dispense safely and precisely, optimizing their supply chain, and allowing brands to interact with their customers. They are the next sustainable model of retail: mobile, tech-driven, and affordable.

    Circular reuse or refill models

    Envirotech Waste Reycling

    Philippines

    www.envirotech.com.ph

    We offer comprehensive recycling, plastic waste management, & sustainability solutions for economy and businesses. Waste Collection Plastic wastes are collected from landfills, LGUs, businesses and individuals to our waste recycling plants around the Philippines. Sorting & Processing Plastic wastes will be segrated, shreded and melted, ready to be transformed into a useful material. Recycling Melted plastic wastes will be molded, pressed and assembled into new products such as chairs, pots and other beneficial items.

    Land-Based Waste Collection Service, Recycling Technology, Repurposing Plastic

    Social Alpha

    India

    socialalpha.org

    Social Alpha searches for entrepreneurs and innovators who are on a mission to create social, economic and environmental impact and support them through their ‘lab to market’ journey, as they create compelling solutions to fight poverty and address India’s intractable developmental challenges. We look at For profit social enterprises that are building science and technology based solutions to address the far standing problems of the social sector. In that regards our focus is on incubation, investment, science and technology and creating sustainable social and environmental impact.

    Incubator / Accelerator

    SIAP (Social Innovation Acceleration Program)

    Indonesia

    www.socialinnovation.id

    SIAP is a learning platform and an accelerator for social entrepreneur. From early-stage social enterprise, purpose-driven companies, to NGOs; SIAP help organizations to maximize their impact

    Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy

    Wiser Environment

    United Kingdom, Viet Nam

    https://www.wiserenvironment.co.uk/

    Wiser Environment is a specialist environmental consultancy in the field of waste management, planning and management systems. We are known for expert knowledge, sound advice and strong relationships that help our clients grow and prosper from compliant and responsible operations.

    Consultancy, Technical Assistance

    LUMA Systems

    Cambodia

    www.lumasystem.com

    LUMA Systems is working on AI / Machine Learning combination of drone imagery to understand the plastic waste, plastic waste generation source.

    Material flow mapping and data analytics

    Magorium

    Singapore

    http://www.mgrium.com/

    Magorium’s core technology has the capability to re-engineer contaminated plastic waste into valuable feedstock for the production of NEWBitumen for more sustainable road construction.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes

    PlusTreat

    Indonesia

    www.plustreat.com

    Established in 2020, PlusTreat aims to take part in combatting plastic pollution. Focused on plastic cups and bottles, we help you as a collection point without any minimum requirements. With our vision to provide easy and fun waste collection as a part of your responsibility towards your waste, we will come very soon in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Reverse Vending Machine Development - We are developing P+usTreat, where we adopt self-service machine to collect PET bottles. P+usTreat is a compact reverse vending machine that can collect, sort, and categorize plastics based on their colors. CUPTIC - Together with Kaktus Coffee Place, a green-concept of local cafe in Yogyakarta and has campaign #cleanasyougo, P+usTreat make collaboration to collect the plastic cups and straws. We provide the responsible waste management system including a dedicated trash bin for customers to separate their cups and straw, as well as the other waste inside the cup. Social Media Campaign - P+usTreat has #THROWISELY campaign to raise awareness for people. The target of this campaign is for millennials, who are the next changemakers for the world. We inform updates about plastic pollution, ways to recycle, and our activities that can inspire people to be more responsible to their waste.

    Land-Based Waste Collection Service, Reverse Vending Machines

    Social Innovation Lab

    Pakistan

    www.socinnlab.org/

    We enable change makers to build sustainable social enterprises and create an ecosystem that supports social innovation.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy

    Plaex

    Canada

    http://plaex.ca/

    PLAEX Building Systems is a green construction materials manufacturing company committed to manufacturing environmentally responsible, simple, innovative building materials, made from currently unused and underused waste streams; for the construction of Eco-friendly, sustainable structures that will withstand storms, floods, earthquakes, and insects; all while reducing your carbon footprint and saving energy costs.

    Repurposing Plastic

    StartupX

    Singapore

    https://www.thestartupx.com/

    Startupx has grown one of the largest startup communities in Singapore, and has been fostering early-stage startup activities and bringing together more focus, interest and resources for early-stage founders.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Events

    Eco Friendly Thai

    Thailand

    https://www.ecofriendlythai.com/

    Eco Friendly Thai extracts recycled pulp from wastepaper and recycles plastic materials to create recycled pulp for packaging, tissue, building blocks, and plastic pallets.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes

    Spring Activator Inc.

    Canada

    https://spring.is

    Spring is a global incubator, accelerator and advisory firm that helps impact entrepreneurs, investors and entrepreneurial ecosystem builders thrive.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Technical Assistance, Consultancy

    Global Compostable Alliance

    India, United States of America

    https://www.gcaimpacts.org/

    Global Compostable Alliance is an accelerator for startups and innovators in the compostable packaging industry. We are partnering with corporations in four focus areas: Food & Beverage, Fashion, Cosmetics, and Pharmaceutical to help them transition into compostable packaging by understanding their packaging mandates and helping innovators deliver a market-ready sustainable packaging product over the course of the accelerator program.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy

    STEAM Platform @ Knowledge Xchange for Innovation Center

    Thailand

    www.steamplatform.org

    STEAM Platform is a Circular Economy Leadership & Partnership Platform to promote circularity business practices, support entrepreneurs, and co-develop technology-enabled solutions to accelerate the circular economy transformation.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Events, Technical Assistance, Consultancy

    IQ Energy Australia

    Australia

    iqenergy.com.au

    IQ Energy Australia is developing a modular, scalable, and containerized advanced recycling unit that will recycle dirty and mixed plastics using pyrolysis to produce a plastic-derived crude oil or gas. The units are fully automated, which allows them to be replicable in a range of locations large or small, urban or regional, regulated or unregulated.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes

    Pyrowave

    Canada

    www.pyrowave.com

    Pyrowave is a pioneer in microwave electrification of chemical processes with a low carbon footprint. It is also a leader in the circular economy of plastics and microwave chemical recycling that regenerates post-consumer and post-industrial plastics into new plastics, returning these resources to their full value. Its patented high-power microwave catalytic depolymerization technology platform is the most advanced in the world.

    Recycling Technology

    Tetra Pak (Thailand) Ltd.

    Thailand

    www.tetrapak.com

    Leading food processing and packaging with a brand promise to "Protect What's Good" - Food, People, and Planet.

    Consultancy, Technical Assistance, Investments

    CIRAC

    Thailand

    The CIRAC system turns aluminum laminated thermoplastic (with a focus on snack and food packaging) into valuable products and materials, such as aluminum and diesel fuel. With the unique design of the CIRAC reactor, combined with the right pyrolysis conditions, we are able to separate the aluminum film from the waste while the remaining plastic is converted into liquid fuel - going from waste to valuable resources.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes

    Sustainable Living Lab

    Indonesia

    www.sl2square.org

    We are based out of our Innovation Labs in Singapore, Medan (Indonesia) and Delhi (India). Our current focus is in the area of Digital Readiness, Future Thinking and Circular Economy.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Technical Assistance

    The Ida C. & Morris Falk Foundation

    Vietnam

    www.icmfalkfoundation.org

    The Ida C. and Morris Falk Foundation is a private US-based 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation providing grants to support innovation for a circular and sustainable future. The Foundation works in Vietnam to fund, facilitate and foster new upstream innovative solutions to tackle waste production and pollution in select sectors - Consumers Packaged Goods, Fashion and Food Systems.

    Events, Investments, Other

    EcoSattva

    India

    http://www.carpeindia.org/

    EcoSattva Environmental Solutions is a women-led social enterprise based in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India that provides services in solid waste management, green cover management, and waste water management. We focus on data driven and research based methodologies to focus on systemic overhaul processes of cities, towns and villages.

    "Digital Platforms (websites, apps, etc.)"

    Upaya Social Ventures

    India

    https://www.upayasv.org/

    Growing early-stage businesses to create dignified jobs for the poorest of the poor.

    Investments

    SATARANA

    Thailand

    www.satarana.com

    SATARANA is a civil society network focusing on city and community development. To promote the Citizen-centric approach (6E), they have fabricated the cooperative platform to engage people for systemic change.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy, Events

    SUPER

    USA

    super.ngo/

    SUPER is a nonprofit helping businesses eliminate single-use plastics through footprinting technology and a tiered certification program.

    Plastics certification/footprinting

    Vihara Innovation Network

    India

    www.vihara.asia

    Over the last decade, Vihara has focused on bringing rich behavioural insight, human-centred design and the use of iterative and collaborative development to innovative products, services and strategies in order to increase the patient centeredness, quality and efficacy of public health services, boost demand and coverage, improve trust between service providers and receivers, and enable healthful behaviours in low resource environments and low income populations.

    ANGIN (Angel Investment Network Indonesia)

    Indonesia

    http://angin.id

    Founded in 2016, ANGIN is the first and largest investment network in Indonesia, operating two business lines (ANGIN Investment and ANGIN Advisory) to fully support the entrepreneurial ecosystem, with the mission to empower entrepreneurs as both GDP and SDG (Sustainable Development Goals by UN) drivers for Indonesia. ANGIN Investment establishes the largest and most active early stage investment structure in Indonesia and becoming a business model of reference for Southeast Asia, while ANGIN Advisory establishes a best in class development /entrepreneur focus consulting company in Indonesia

    Consultancy, Technical Assistance, Investments

    Novoloop

    USA

    novoloop.com

    Novoloop transforms packaging waste into high-performance materials used in shoes, cars, homes, and more. Their products perform like those made from virgin fossil fuels but contain up to 50% post-consumer plastic and reduce CO2e emissions by up to 45%, offering meaningful sustainability and quality for consumers, brands, and the materials industry as a whole.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes

    Erthos Inc.

    Canada

    www.erthos.ca

    Erthos transforms agricultural by-products into 100% plant based alternatives to traditional plastic inputs. Single use plastics made with erthos solutions are compostable and compatible with existing plastic technology, making plant powered plastics the natural choice.

    Plastic material alternatives

    Villgro

    Philippines

    https://villgrophilippines.org/

    Villgro Philippines is an early-stage impact incubator. Creating meaningful social impact through entrepreneurship requires more than just blood, sweat and tears. It requires a partner with a special kind of superpower who can guide you through the trials and tribulations, the frustrations, and bring you the tools and resources you need to make a real lasting difference at the grassroots level, of having impacted lives.

    Incubator / Accelerator

    Women Prosperity Lab

    Singapore

    Ecosystem enabler of and investor in early-stage technologies targeting the vastly underserved needs of women across emerging markets.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Investments, Consultancy

    Zerocircle Alternatives Pvt. Ltd.

    India

    zerocircle.in

    Zerocircle makes wildlife and ocean-safe materials from locally cultivated seaweed. Their materials are made using carbon-efficient methods and meet industrial requirements for food-contact safety, heat sealability, and durability.

    Plastic material alternatives

    OceanMaterial

    Hong Kong

    www.oceanmaterial.com

    Ocean Material is working with leading ocean recycling specialists and advanced bio-material programs; We are on a mission to replace virgin plastic with ocean plastic waste to reduce ocean pollution. We collaborate with manufacturers to re-engineer consumer products for a sustainable future.   We connect brands, researchers, manufacturers, recyclers, and collector communities building certified supply chains with the end of marine plastic pollution in mind. Marketplace - Ocean Material® branded products are end-to-end certified and available in consistent quality, high volumes and for a competitive price. Product lines entail flakes, pellets, fibres, yarns and textiles.

    Trading Platforms

    Carbon Upcycling Technologies

    Canada

    https://carbonupcycling.com/

    Carbon Upcycling Technologies is the first company to reduce cement and concrete’s carbon footprint by double digits with our enhanced concrete additives, while exceeding strength activity performance by 40%

    Carbon Capture

    WISE Vietnam

    Vietnam

    http://wisevietnam.org

    WISE is a non-profit social enterprise with the mission of empowering women and building the next generation of women entrepreneurs through inspiring, motivating and supporting women to start, innovate and grow their business.

    Incubator / Accelerator

    Women's Earth Alliance

    United States

    https://womensearthalliance.org

    Women's Earth Alliance (WEA), founded in 2006, catalyzes women-led, grassroots solutions to protect the environment and strengthen communities in 22 countries. WEA’s Grassroots Accelerator model provides leadership, strategy and technical training for women leaders to scale their climate and environmental initiatives while connecting them to a global alliance of peers, mentors, and funders.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Technical Assistance, Events, Gender-focused Programs, Consultancy, Venture Building

    Hasiru Dala Innovations

    India

    www.hasirudalainnovations.com

    Hasiru Dala Innovations Private Limited is a for-purpose, not-for-loss social enterprise that is focused on fostering entrepreneurship in and creating better livelihoods for wastepickers through inclusive businesses that have an environmental impact. We enable economic justice for the community that we partner and work with – wastepickers. We are currently a BBMP (Bangalore’s municipal corporation) empanelled service provider for Bulk Waste Generators in Bangalore. Our current services include Total Waste Management for the responsible bulk waste generator and Event Waste Management for the eco-friendly event host. We also provide brand owners with Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) compliance and we also export high quality plastic waste to be same cycled (e.g. PET to PET rather than downcycling to polyester yarn) abroad. In partnership with our sister organization Hasiru Dala, the non-profit focused on social justice and policy advocacy for waste pickers and solid waste management, Hasiru Dala Innovations is in a unique position to bring in the best practices for solid waste management throughout the country.

    Informal Economy Innovation, Land-Based Waste Collection Service

    xchange

    Philippines

    http://xchange.ph/

    xchange is an incubator for early-stage social enterprises in the Philippines. They invest in organizations – both for-profit and non-profit – whose core mission is the creation of value for marginalized communities in the Philippines.

    Incubator / Accelerator

    Clearbot

    Hong kong

    https://www.clearbot.dev/

    Clearbot is a swarm of trash collecting robots that use AI-Vision to detect and collect trash from water bodies 15x cheaper, 5x times faster than anything else today.

    Waste collection and sorting (services and technologies), Material flow mapping and data analytics

    CurveUp pvt Ltd

    Sri Lanka

    https://gocurveup.com/

    We are consultancy company working closely with several schools, global institutes, SMEs, and NGO communities to partner and develop solutions that are more innovative, adaptive, and effective. We facilitate the communities with meticulously designed learning and development workshops, coaching, mentoring, and other programmes established in the concept of DDE – Design, Deliver & Engage. We are a company highly passionate about creating an impact on the community by offering them solutions to thrive into the future.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy, Events, Gender-focused Programs

    Tradeworks International

    Canada

    https://www.tradeworksinc.com/

    Optimization of Organic Waste & Wastewater Treatment Our solutions combine process, equipment, and analytics to address organic waste and wastewater treatment challenges. By integrating into existing systems, we offer a cost-effective option to increase treatment capacity and performance. 

    Food/Organic Waste

    Elemental Excelerator

    United States

    https://elementalexcelerator.com/

    Elemental Excelerator supports 15-20 companies each year that best fit our mission and fund each company up to $1 million to improve systems that impact people’s lives: energy, water, food & agriculture, mobility, and the circular economy.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Investments

    ennovent

    India

    https://www.ennovent.com/

    Ennovent is a venture catalyst that takes innovative businesses to unexplored low-income markets in developing countries. We offer customised venture projects to entrepreneurs, corporates, funders and NGOs that provide access to startup expertise, local capacity, diverse funding and global networks. Through fair partnerships, we share the risks and rewards of optimising sustainable impact and profits in low-income markets. Since 2008, Ennovent has catalysed over 185 ventures in 30 countries through 60 projects.

    Incubator / Accelerator

    Dream Impact

    Hong Kong

    www.dreamimpacthk.com

    Dream Impact is a resource bridging platform in Hong Kong that connects social startups with resources that accelerate growth in both business and social impact. In just a course of three years, Dream Impact has grown from a vibrant, closely-knitted impact community, into a driving force in building and growing Hong Kong’s impact ecosystem.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Technical Assistance, Consultancy, Events, Investments, Venture Building, Other

    EKonnect Knowledge Foundation

    India

    https://ekonnect.net/

    Established in 2012 as a section 25 not-for-profit company, Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation (Ekonnect) offers awareness, training, education and entrepreneurship programs in environmental management and sustainability. In addition, Ekonnect undertakes policy research and action-based projects with community-orientation to catalyse innovations and foster green investments.

    Events, Incubator / Accelerator

    Enviu India

    India

    www.enviu.org

    Enviu creates and validates innovative inclusive solutions and - from them - growing companies that have potential to drive markets to a new normal. The ventures we build are for-profit & scalable. Key focus areas are circular economy, food systems and financial inclusion. Enviu is HQ'ed in the Netherlands and has presence in India, Indonesia, East Africa & Chile. Together with a coalition of like minded and like driven partners we build companies to become world changing

    Incubator / Accelerator

    Enviu Indonesia

    Indonesia

    www.enviu.org

    Enviu is a social venture building studio.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy

    CityCollection

    Sri Lanka

    https://cityco.tech/citycollection/

    CityCollection's platform enables waste management authorities in emerging markets to efficiently attribute, collect, and direct recyclables, utilizing a clever “incentivised recycling model paired with gamification” to encourage recycling through the very data they gather.

    Incentivizing/facilitating waste management, Material flow mapping and data analytics

    Impact Hub Phnom Penh

    Cambodia

    https://phnompenh.impacthub.net/

    Striving to build a more sustainable and innovative Cambodia by empowering youth and startups in Cambodia to contribute to solving problems (social and environmental) through entrepreneurship and leadership. Incubators, accelerators, inspiring event series, online learning, and ecosystem hubs across the country: reach out to us to hear more about the exciting activities we undergo to achieve our ambitious mission!

    Incubator / Accelerator, Events, Consultancy

    Lavergne

    Canada

    https://lavergne.ca/

    Producing the finest quality resin from recycled plastic.

    Recycling Technology

    Topolytics

    Scotland

    www.topolytics.com

    Topolytics uses data and geospatial analytics to make the world's waste visible, verifiable and valuable. They are currently working with Google Cloud, SAP, ESRI and the Ordnance Survey to analyse waste flows at scale.

    Material flow mapping and data analytics

    Ashaya

    India

    https://ashaya.in

    Ashaya is an early-stage social enterprise that aims to increase the value of waste through technological and scientific innovations in recycling. Their first innovation aims to optimize processing to separate multi-layered packaging into its constituent layers and up-cycle them into high-quality materials such as 3D-printing filament.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes

    Impact Hub Shanghai

    China

    http://impacthubshanghai.net/

    As a United Nations’s partner, Impact Hub Shanghai connects, incubates and invests in the area of sustainable development. Together with our global network of other Hubs, we aim to bring local and overseas social impact entrepreneurs into a community, and create measurable social development alongside one another. Our other target communities are social impact investors and the general public in China. Overall, our broad mission is aimed towards achieving the UN’s sustainable development goals.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Events, Consultancy, Technical Assistance, Investments

    Instellar

    Indonesia

    https://instellar.id/

    Instellar is a purpose-driven company supporting social enterprises to grow their businesses and boost their impact. We are accelerating social innovation in organizations, and working together towards scalable and sustainable social impact through training, incubation, and consultancy.

    Incubator / Accelerator

    Quadrogen

    Canada

    www.quadrogen.com/

    Quadrogen is a privately held clean technology company that provides customizable biogas clean-up and upgrading systems to provide clients with sustainable energy solutions that convert waste biogas from wastewater, landfills, and agricultural waste into ultra-clean bio-methane (or renewable natural gas, RNG) for renewable heat and power applications, as well as commodities such as and H2 fuels and greenhouse-quality CO2 gas.

    Renewable Energy

    Innovate Open Impact

    Vietnam

    http://www.ioi-asia.com/

    The goal of IOI is to ignite and promote entrepreneurship and innovative practices towards impact and sustainable results. IOI has been focusing its professional capacity and financial resources towards building a bridge between Corporations and Startups / SMEs for positive impact.

    Consultancy, Technical Assistance, Incubator / Accelerator

    InOff Plastic

    Indonesia

    https://www.inoffplastic.com/

    InOff Plastic supports companies and hotels in becoming single-use plastic free and enables firms acting in reuse and biodegradable packaging to analyse and highlight their impacts.

    Consultancy, Technical Assistance

    Makesense

    Philippines

    philippines.makesense.org

    Makesense is an international organization acting in more than a hundred cities across the world and 13 countries in Asia. Our mission is to facilitate the engagement and collaboration of all the players of the society towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. We do that by offering incubation support to early-stage social entrepreneurs to build the pipeline of solutions, training and equipping citizens to advocate for the issues they care about and facilitating collaborations between all these players: the private - public sector, the civil society and citizens to scale the most impactful solutions and create a real systemic change. Our methods and programs are supported and recognized by the biggest institutions such as the Obama Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation or the United Nations.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Events, Consultancy

    Marico Innovation Foundation

    India

    https://www.maricoinnovationfoundation.org/

    Born out of the entrepreneurial zeal of Harsh Mariwala, Marico Innovation Foundation (MIF) is a not for profit arm of the parent company Marico Limited. Harsh Mariwala himself has seen the discontinuous impact of innovation on his own business and hence wanted to help India become an innovation-nation. Through its programs, MIF aims to play a catalytic role to nurture the movement of innovation in India thereby achieving significant and sustained impact. MIF’s vision is to identify hidden, potential game changing innovations and help them rapidly scale-up in India. Over the past 17 years, MIF has grown to be a torch bearer of innovation having been associated with 100+ Indian innovations through various programs across sectors.

    Incubator / Accelerator

    Recube Circular Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (Refillable)

    India

    www.refillable.storewww.recube.co.in

    Recube Circular Solution’s Refillable is a portable refill truck that refills home care liquids at the customer's doorstep, eliminating any kind of plastic packaging.

    Circular reuse or refill models

    Second Life

    Singapore

    http://www.secondlife.earth/

    Second Life recovers and recycles ocean plastic waste on behalf of global brands, through our network of informal collectors and communities. We exist to help big companies start to develop circular plastic supply chains that work to clean oceans.

    Waste collection and sorting (services and technologies), Recycling and remanufacturing processes, Plastics certification/footprinting

    PlastX

    Australia

    www.ThePlasticsCircle.com

    PlastX bridges the gap between Business & Informal Workers, completing the PCR-plastics supply-chain in Asia. Quality, demand-led supply that’s reliable, ethical, traceable & sustainable.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes, Plastics certification/footprinting

    pFIBRE

    Singapore

    https://pfibre.com/

    pFIBRE's technology enables businesses to replace all single-use plastics within their supply chain with a marine biodegradable alternative.

    Plastic material alternatives

    MASH Global

    India

    http://mashglobal.org/

    MASH Global is a team of social impact enthusiasts with a vision of Creating a Global Ecosystem for Social Change-makers. Their mission is to bridge the gap between Governments, Civil Society, Corporate Sector, Youth, and Media to drive social impact through partnerships for Global Goals

    Events, Consultancy, Incubator / Accelerator

    Marico Limited

    India

    https://marico.com/

    Marico (BSE: 531642, NSE: “MARICO”) is one of India’s leading consumer products companies, in the global beauty and wellness space. During 2019-20, Marico recorded a turnover of about INR 73.1 billion (USD 1.03 billion) through its products sold in India and chosen markets in Asia and Africa. Marico touches the lives of 1 out of every 3 Indians, through its portfolio of brands such as Parachute, Saffola, Saffola FITTIFY Gourmet, Saffola ImmuniVeda, Saffola Arogyam, Saffola Mealmaker, Hair & Care, Parachute Advansed, Nihar Naturals, Mediker, Kaya Youth O2, Coco Soul, Revive, Set Wet, Livon, Veggie Clean, KeepSafe, Travel Protect, House Protect, Beardo. The international consumer products portfolio contributes to about 23% of the Group’s revenue, with brands like Parachute, Parachute Advansed, HairCode, Fiancée, Caivil, Hercules, Black Chic, Code 10, Ingwe, X-Men, Mediker SafeLife, Thuan Phat and Isoplus. Sustainability is a long-term commitment and a way of life at Marico. We are constantly working towards making a difference by adopting every possible measure that will propel us further along the road to secure a sustainable future.

    Terragon

    Canada

    https://terragon.net/

    Terragon has developed unique equipment (MAGSTM & WETTTM) and approaches to address these concerns. Our solutions will allow you to recover valuable resources from your solid and liquid waste streams, whether they are ordinary, hazardous or highly contaminated

    Food/Organic Waste

    McKinsey.org

    Indonesia

    https://www.mckinsey.org/

    A nonprofit founded by McKinsey & Company to have lasting and substantial impact on complex social challenges.

    Technical Assistance, Consultancy

    Accelerating Asia

    Singapore

    https://acceleratingasia.com/

    Licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Accelerating Asia’s early-stage VC fund focuses on pre-Series A startups with untapped potential that are 6-18 months away from institutional funding. Accelerating Asia invests up to US$250,000 in pre-Series A startups, and the current portfolio covers over ten countries in Southeast and South Asia. Our accelerator and venture capital model are designed to support pre-Series A startups to fast-track growth and drive success, unlocking the potential in them. At the core of the work we do is the guiding belief that entrepreneurs are one of humanity’s greatest catalysts for positive change.

    Incubator / Accelerator Consultancy Investments Gender-focused Programs

    OPPA - Ocean Plastics Prevention Accelerator

    Indonesia

    www.oppa.id

    Ocean Plastic Prevention Accelerator (OPPA) is a program initiated by SecondMuse with the aim of building a social innovation ecosystem to address the pollution of plastic waste in the Indonesian sea. Surabaya is the first location for the OPPA pilot project. Through various collaborative activities, OPPA tries to find innovative solutions to overcome challenges in the local waste management system and the recycling sector.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Technical Assistance

    Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc.

    Philippines

    https://ptc.com.ph/

    Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc. provides marine management services. The company offers crew and ship management, basic education and development, and energy and logistics services. PTC is investing in the future by pursuing sustainable programmes that benefit both its seafarer family and local communities.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Venture Building

    IIMN Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (InFED), IIM Nagpur

    India

    https://www.iimnagpur.ac.in/infed/infed/about-infed/

    InFED is a business incubator and a regional innovation organizer at the center of India with focus on Circular Economy, Women Entrepreneurship and Food & Agriculture.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Gender-focused Programs, Technical Assistance, Events, Venture Building

    RecycleX Pvt Ltd

    India

    http://recyclex.in/

    RecycleX is India's first startup manufacturing products from plastic, industrial, and C&D Waste. Their mission is to provide sustainable solutions to the global waste pandemic by manufacturing building materials including bricks & pavers.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes

    AtWorks

    India

    www.at.works

    AtWorks is a vibrant small business and entrepreneurial community in Chennai focused on innovation and local ecosystem development.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Events

    Animo Labs

    Philippines

    https://www.dlsuanimolabs.com

    Animo Labs is the technology business incubator of De La Salle University. We aim to be a leading university-based technology business incubator for the commercialization of research projects, inventions, and creative ideas; we also mean to be a thought leader in technology- and innovation-driven entrepreneurship to serve society and country.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy, Technical Assistance, Events

    Evergreen Social Ventures / ReForm

    Vietnam

    www.evergreenlabs.org

    ReForm Plastic transforms undervalued, non-tradable plastic waste into durable commodity products (boards, sheets, formwork) and finished products (furniture, housing, green-walls, waste bins, etc.) through a proven low-cost compression molding technology in a decentralized, social franchise model. ReForm Plastic is a registered social enterprise with 4 factories and 15+ locations in SEA and beyond.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes

    Greenhope (PT Harapan Interaksi Swadaya)

    Indonesia

    https://www.greenhope.co/

    Greenhope is a materials and social innovator that brings innovative and useful eco-friendly products and services to communities through our proudly Indonesian origin biodegradable, bio-based technologies. By using abundant local and diverse starch crops, our products complete a holistic circular economy that address hard-to-recycle items that are destined for landfills, including everything from those that are too small, thin, and contaminated to those that are not economically viable enough to traditionally reuse or recycle.

    Plastic material alternatives

    PolyCycl Private Limited

    India

    www.polycycl.com

    PolyCycl provides circular economy solutions for the conversion of landfill plastics to petrochemical feedstock using a fully-continuous and highly-scalable, patented process.

    Recycling and remanufacturing processes

    Kudoti

    South Africa

    www.kudoti.com

    We work with companies to improve current supply chains for waste materials, from source to end point, as well as build new supply chains to ensure the continuous flow of materials, from waste to resource. Trace - Identify and trace the origin of waste materials, locate & tally volumes to certify material recycling or reuse Trade - Anyone using any device can add waste data of any material, anywhere . Manage and display inventory to partners and sponsors Track - All users can partner, order, sell, transport, pay for materials, with full tracking of each stage and real-time updates Reward - Incentivise suppliers and partners with goal-setting, progress milestones, notifications & reminders and incentives upon achievement Sponsor - Branded sponsorship programs, project partnerships, set project goals, create reward mechanisms, project contracts, track project contracts, track and trade in rewards points

    Trading Platforms

    PCX Solutions

    Philippines

    www.plasticcreditexchange.com

    Plastic Credit Exchange (PCX) is the world's first global, non-profit, fully integrated plastic offset platform which offers a seamless, traceable and effective solution to offsetting post-consumer plastics responsibly away from landfills and oceans. We're mobilizing businesses in the fight against plastic waste.

    Investments Gender-focused Programs Technical Assistance

    Brinc Limited

    Hong Kong

    www.brinc.io

    Brinc is a different breed of venture capital and accelerator firm. Core to our business is our belief that some of the world’s biggest challenges can be solved by entrepreneurs, who we like to call GAME CHANGERS. More game changers will make a positive impact on the world if they are given the right backing. And that’s what we’re here for. To support and mentor founders and their teams from across the world and provide investment to help them grow. Today, we believe that technology focused startups, with the right backing and support can fundamentally change how we move, what we eat, how we feel and where we live for the better. Over the past 5 years Brinc has invested in over 150 startups in 35+ countries. We operate custom vertical focused accelerator programs in Hong Kong, China, Europe, MENA, India and Australia.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy, Events

    Centre for Supporting Green Development

    Vietnam

    https://greenhub.org.vn/

    Centre for Supporting Green Development (GreenHub) is a Vietnamese, civil society organization under the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (Vusta) with oversight by the Ministry of Science & Technology. GreenHub was legally established on March 15, 2016 with a mission to connect communities and resources to embrace green lifestyle practices, sustainable production and natural conservation.

    Technical Assistance, Consultancy, Events, Gender-focused Programs

    ChangeFusion / ChangeVentures

    Thailand

    https://changefusion.org/

    ChangeVentures supports the growth of social innovations and social enterprises by providing a broad spectrum of support, from incubation, mentorship, technical assistance to investment.

    Incubator / Accelerator, Technical Assistance

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