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

On April 28, we announced that the Circulate Capital Ocean Fund has invested in two plastic recycling companies, Lucro in India and Tridi Oasis in Indonesia, for a total investment of US$6 million to help them weather the COVID-19 crisis and combat ocean plastic.


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  • 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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