Help WRI turn ideas into action all over the world.

You are here

Between 1999 and 2012, New Ventures worked with 367 innovative enterprises whose goods and services produce clear, measurable environmental benefits. Collectively these businesses received over $377 million in investment capital and held two Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) that raised approximately $100 million.

In addition, New Ventures developed metrics and practices to measure and promote the positive environmental impacts of companies.

3,306,786 tons of carbon dioxide emissions reduced or avoided from products and services 4,534,243 hectares of land conserved or sustainably cultivated 5,788,495,460 liters of water produced, treated, or saved from products and services Each dollar of funds granted to New Ventures helped facilitate 28 dollars of investment to these entrepreneurs.

Stay Connected

Sign up for our newsletters

Get our latest commentary, upcoming events, publications, maps and data. Sign up for the weekly WRI Digest.