BeyondNetZero is the climate fund of General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. BeyondNetZero invests in growth companies delivering innovative climate solutions that have the potential to meet and exceed net zero emissions targets, with a focus on decarbonization, energy efficiency, resource conservation and emissions management. This venture combines General Atlantic’s growth equity experience and global network with a team of experienced climate investors, advisors and industry executives who bring decades of experience in both addressing climate-focused problems and building pioneering growth companies.
BeyondNetZero’s investment strategy focuses on four central themes:
- DECARBONIZATION of supply chains, industrial processes and products
- ENERGY EFFICIENCY solutions that contribute to energy efficiency and conservation
- RESOURCE CONSERVATION reducing waste and the resource-intensity of economic activity
- EMISSIONS MANAGEMENT measurement, management, storage and removal of emissions
As with General Atlantic’s core growth equity strategy, BeyondNetZero targets high-quality, growth equity investments, seeking to identify entrepreneurs with established technologies poised to be deployed at the commercial stage, as well as those offering solutions for companies that are looking to pivot away from unsustainable models.
Underpinning BeyondNetZero’s approach is an exclusive strategic partnership with SystemIQ, an independent climate consultancy, think tank and investment firm. BeyondNetZero is working with SystemIQ to develop a proprietary approach to measuring, reporting and driving emissions reductions that is driven by data and aligned with the Science Based Targets initiative.
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