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      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

      Enviu Indonesia

      Indonesia

      www.enviu.org

      Enviu is a social venture building studio.

      Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      Upaya Social Ventures

      India

      https://www.upayasv.org/

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

      Investments

      Corsair

      Thailand

      www.corsairnow.com

      Corsair converts no-value waste plastics, such as used plastic bags, wrapping materials, and packaging products into ultra-low sulphur advanced bio-oil. This oil is similar in character to crude oil and can be used as a raw material for the manufacturing of new plastic products or refined into diesel, gasoline and jet fuel.

      Recycling and remanufacturing processes, Plastics certification/footprinting

      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://www.villgro.org

      Villgro is one of India's oldest social enterprise incubators, supporting innovators and entrepreneurs during their early stages of growth. Since 2001, Villgro has incubated over 315 such enterprises and impacted over 20 million 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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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.

      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

      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

      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

      Catalyst Group / Noble Plastic

      India

      https://catalysts.org/

      Catalyst is a social enterprise platform that seeks to promote health and wealth of vulnerable communities. Noble Plastics, an entity of the Catalyst Group, is a eco-social circular economy initiative to promote effective use of plastic waste in global supply chains.

      Technical Assistance, Incubator / Accelerator

      Agile Development Group

      Cambodia

      agiledg.com

      Agile is a regional entrepreneur support organization (ESO) with a focus on human centred design, innovation and designing and delivering programs for resilient, impactful social and environmental entrepreneurs.

      Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy

      China Alliance of Social Value Investment (CASVI)

      China

      https://www.casvi.org/en

      China Alliance of Social Value Investment specializes in building the ecosystem of sustainable development finance in China. Our SDGs Unicorn Accelerator (SUA) has been supporting early stage (pre-A/A round) entrepreneurs who align with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to scale viable business solutions. SUA achieves this by providing tech-enabled product design, blended finance matchmaking and cross-sector resources integration for impact. We have accelerated 45 social start-ups and empowered 172 since 2018.

      Incubator / Accelerator

      Circular Design Lab

      Thailand

      https://www.circulardesignlab.org/

      Circular Design Lab leverages an ecosystem approach that embraces collaboration. They carefully curate panel discussions and custom systemic design workshops to tackle complex contemporary challenges.

      Events, Technical Assistance, Consultancy

      Circular Cities Asia

      Singapore

      circularcities.asia

      Circular Cities Asia (CCAsia) is Asia's first innovation and knowledge platform to foster entrepreneurship that makes urban spaces more circular. Their goal is to create an ecosystem that helps corporations, start-ups, entrepreneurs and consumers identify and profitably address barriers impacting the transition to more circular urban systems, products and solutions.

      Incubator / Accelerator, Events

      CleanTech Republik

      Pakistan

      cleantechrepublik.com

      CleanTech Republik is a community network focused on clean technologies, innovation and sustainable development. CleanTech Republik develops and curates programs for social and climate impact startups including ideathons, hackathons, impact entrepreneurship accelerator programs, networking and various other events. We believe inventors will solve our biggest challenges and improve lives in communities in Pakistan and around the world. Thus, we strive to connect innovators, researchers, knowledge experts, start-ups, SMEs, large enterprises, NGOs, government and international institutions to develop products and implement services that have a positive social and environmental impact.

      Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy, Events

      YY Ventures

      Bangladesh

      www.yy.ventures

      YY Ventures is a social business company founded in Bangladesh to build, accelerate and invest in social businesses that are creating a world of three zeros- zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero carbon emission.

      Incubator / Accelerator, Technical Assistance, Consultancy, Investments

      Kabadiwalla Connect

      India

      www.kabadiwallaconnect.in

      Kabadiwalla Connect is an award winning waste management technology solutions provider working to integrate the informal sector into the formal waste management system in the developing world.

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

      Trash Lucky

      Thailand

      https://www.trashlucky.com/

      Trash Lucky is a “Trash-to-Raffle” platform that incentivizes recycling and tracks the flow of post-consumer materials across consumers, waste pickers, and recycling shops.

      Waste collection and sorting (services and technologies), Incentivizing/facilitating waste management

      Climate Collective

      India

      http://climatecollective.net

      The Climate Collective is a non-profit focused on unleashing the innovation and entrepreneurial talents of people to solve the myriad environmental challenges that people face in South Asia. To solve these problems and strengthen these circularities, the Collective is building an integrated set of platforms and tools ( Startup ) to support climate entrepreneurship holistically throughout early stages of the Startup Journey. In addition, to strengthen the ecosystem holistically, the Collective is developing educational platforms ( School ) to increase the skills and knowledge of soon-to-be climate entrepreneurs, funding platforms ( Capital ) direct early-stage capital to promising startups, and research programs ( Think ) to provide all stakeholders with research and tools to build a sustainable world through well-developed innovation roadmaps. As well, to increase networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration, the Collective is working on community solutions ( Presence ) to build online and offline platforms among all stakeholders in climate entrepreneurship.

      Events, Incubator / Accelerator

      RISE IMPACT

      Thailand

      www.riseimpact.co

      RISE Impact is an organization co-founded by a group of people who are passionate about social innovation and willing to take an active role in catalyzing systems change and meaningful impact in Thailand

      Consultancy, Investments

      MarinaTex

      United Kingdom

      www.marinatex.co.uk

      MarinaTex's solution is designed as a planet-conscious alternative to single-use plastic film for the packaging industry. Using proteins from fish waste for strength and agar from the algae as the glue, MarinaTex is making products from bags to single-use packaging that will biodegrade in a home-compostable environment in 6 weeks.

      Plastic material alternatives

      Schoolab

      Vietnam

      www.theschoolab.com

      Over the past 15 years, Schoolab has created a diverse community and network, connecting people and organizations.

      Incubator / Accelerator, Technical Assistance

      Plastics For Change

      India

      plasticsforchange.org

      Plastics For Change enables global brands and manufacturers to source high-quality plastic from responsible supply chains by fortifying recycling businesses that pay wastepickers decent incomes, train them in techniques that boost their incomes, and make investments that benefit entire communities.

      Recycling and remanufacturing processes

      Seed Planter

      Vietnam

      https://seedplanter.org

      Seed Planter is an impact-driven organization with mission to nurture & develop capability for aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs to create lasting social & environmental changes through sustainable startups & business models, which balance purpose & profit. Founded in 2018, we are specialized in training programs, community events & mentoring networks to equip entrepreneurs with relevant skills, mindsets & resources. In 2019, Seed Planter received Blue Swallow award for its effort in supporting social business initiative fo​​r sustainable development in Vietnam.

      Incubator / Accelerator, Events

      Seedstars Asia

      India

      https://www.seedstars.com/

      Seedstars is a private company with a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. The groups’ activities cover over 90 emerging ecosystems through a variety of initiatives such as the Online Seedstars World Competition, acceleration programs, physical hubs called Seedspace, venture capital investments and company building activities. Seedstars The Documentary is a feature film featuring the company’s vision to give a voice to the game changers of the developing world. We’re a community of 250,000+ changemakers across Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Central-Eastern Europe, and Asia who are passionate about making a difference in emerging markets through entrepreneurship and technology. Seedstars partners with governments, developmental financial institutions, foundations, corporations, entrepreneurs, and investors to build sturdy and healthy entrepreneurial ecosystems that drive purposeful social and economic development.

      Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy, Events, Technical Assistance

      SHE Investments

      Cambodia

      www.sheinvestments.com

      SHE is building a gender-responsive ecosystem in Cambodia, designed to build an inclusive and thriving economy. We deliver business incubator, accelerator and investment readiness programs for women-led MSMEs, tailored to their country, culture, language and context, to enable them to scale and create social, economic and environmental impact for communities.

      Incubator / Accelerator, Consultancy, Events, Technical Assistance

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