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Reducing plastic pollution in Latin America: A Handbook for Action

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Press releases

JULY 2022

  • Circulate Capital Achieves Third Close for Circulate Capital Ocean Fund I-B, Led by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Proparco read release >

  • Circulate Capital announces follow-on investment into Lucro as company closes the loop on flexible plastic packaging in India read release>


APRIL 2022

  • The European Investment Bank Commits up to $20 million to Circulate Capital Ocean Fund I-B read release >

  • Circulate Capital Invests in India’s Deluxe to Scale  Recycling of Sachets and Multilayer Plastic Waste read release >

MARCH 2022

  • Srichakra Becomes the First Indian Recycling Company to Receive a Positive Safety Assessment from European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) read release >

  • Circulate Capital Commits to the 2X Challenge, Setting a New Standard for Gender Smart Investment in the Circular Economy for Plastics read release >


  • Circulate Capital Invests in "Prevented Ocean Plastic Southeast Asia" to Expand Recycling Infrastructure and Prevent Plastic Pollution in Indonesia read release >



  • Circulate Capital Increases its Commitment to Indonesia Plastic Pollution Prevention with New Investment into Reciki read release >

  • Circulate Capital Invests in ACE Green Recycling to Leverage Clean Battery Recycling Technology and Build Circular Plastic Market  read release >

  • Circulate Capital Announces Second Close for Climate Tech Fund and 
    Inaugural Investments in Three US-based Tech Innovators
    read release >


  • Mondelez International Invests in Circulate Capital's Ocean Fund to Advance Global Efforts in Plastic Waste Collection and Recycling read release >



  • IDB Lab partners with Circulate Capital to combat ocean-bound plastics in
    Latin America and the Caribbean 
    read release >



  • Srichakra Polyplast Commissions India’s First Food-Grade Plastic Recycling Facility read release >

JUNE 2021

  • Circulate Capital Announces First Close of New Climate Tech Fund read release >



  • Circulate Capital Identified as an Emerging Impact Manager to Watch on the ImpactAssets 50 (IA50) Global List read release >


  • Circulate Capital invests to scale India's circular economy for plastic waste - offers powerful blueprint to build back stronger  read release>


  • Circulate Capital and Aavishkaar Capital invest US$18 million in Nepra Resource management, India’s largest dry waste management company read release>


APRIL 2020

  • Circulate Capital announces inaugural investments that will help South and Southeast Asian SMEs to combat ocean plastic and weather the COVID-19 crisis  read release>



  • Circulate Capital closes US $106M Fund to Protect Asia’s Ocean from Plastic read release >​​


  • Circulate Capital Announces Additional US$15 Million in Expected Funding To Combat Ocean Plastic in South and Southeast Asia read release>

  • Incubate, Measure and Amplify: The Circulate Initiative Launches Strategy to End Plastic Pollution and Build Thriving Circular Economies read release>


JUNE 2019

  • Circulate Capital, USAID and Ocean Conservancy Announce Blended Finance Partnership to Combat Ocean Plastic Pollution  read release >


MARCH 2019

  • Circulate Capital and Ocean Conservancy Publish First-of-Its-Kind Investment Guide to Help Solve South & Southeast Asia Ocean Plastic Crisis Now read release >



  • Circulate Capital Announces US$90 Million in Expected Funding To Combat Ocean Plastic PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Dow, Danone, Unilever and The Coca-Cola Company Intend to Join Forces To Incubate and Invest in Solutions in South and Southeast Asia  read release>


  • Circulate Capital Launches Incubator Network to Accelerate Ocean Plastic Solutions at the Ocean Partnership Summit alongside the G7 Environment Ministerial Meeting read release>

JULY 2018

  • Circulate Capital Launches New Venture to Invest in Solutions to Ocean Plastic read release >

  • Circulate Capital launch quote sheet read release >

  • Circulate Capital Announces RFP Process For South and Southeast Asia-Based Businesses Seeking Capital to Accelerate Ocean Plastic Solutions read release >

Circulate Capital closes US $106M Fund to Protect Asia’s Ocean from Plastic

On 4 December, we announced the first close of the US$106 million Circulate Capital Ocean Fund (CCOF), the world's first investment fund dedicated to addressing Asia's plastic crisis.

First-of-its-kind guide to investment opportunities in South and Southeast Asia waste management and recycling released at Economist World Ocean Summit

The new Circulate Capital Investor Handbook provides important and useful information about the potential to invest in South and Southeast Asia waste and recycling industry.

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