Nature-Based Sustainable Fund (NBSF):
Investing in the Transition to a NET-ZERO Carbon Emission Future
Link Capital Pte Ltd (LCPL) & Asia Sustainability Fund VCC (ASF Variable Capital Company) held the inaugural launch of Nature Based Sustainable Fund (NBSF) in Singapore today at the Singapore Flyer - overlooking the beautiful Singapore skyline.
The private event was graced by guest of honours, H.E. Sengkeo Pouangpadith, Ambassador Of Lao PDR to Singapore, represented in his absence by Mr. Soukhasavanh Sanaphay, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Lao PDR to the Republic of Singapore; and VIP guest H.E. Mr Jamal Abdulla Al Suwaidi, Ambassador Of United Arab Emirates to Singapore. Our strategic partners from Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and AsiaNext were present to share their insights and opportunities in sustainable businesses in the region including the attendance of representatives from ST Engineering and Temasek Polytechnic.
Nature Based Sustainable Fund (NBSF) is a Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) approved sub-fund established with a vision to support nature-based projects and promote sustainable practices. Our focus lies in investing in forestry projects, carbon credits, and driving digitalization initiatives within the sector. With a strong commitment to environmental stewardship and long-term sustainability, we are excited to introduce our inaugural project collaboration with Asia Sustainability Fund VCC centered around Agarwood forestry and carbon credits.
At the Nature-Based Sustainable Fund, we recognize the critical role that nature-based solutions play in addressing climate change and preserving our planet's biodiversity and we are very specific focus on South East Asia and the other parts of Asia. We support the transitions for the net zero carbon emission future and would like to place our contributions by supporting green projects.
We aim to support the transition to a low-carbon economy while fostering socio-economic development in local communities.
"..I would like to express my appreciation to the organisers for arranging this important event. I am confident that it will provide a platform for fruitful discussions and the sharing of experiences, fostering greater collaboration among us. Wishing each and every one of you happiness, good health, and success in your personal and professional endeavours."
H.E. Sengkeo Pouangpadith,
Ambassador Of Lao PDR to Singapore.
Message delivered by Mr. Soukhasavanh Sanaphay, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Lao PDR to the Republic of Singapore.
Our initial flagship project are sustainable Agarwood plantations that adhere to best practices in forestry management. Our project will focus on cultivation techniques, sustainable harvesting, and ensuring the traceability and legality of the Agarwood supply chain.
As part of our commitment to environmental impact, NBSF actively engages in carbon credit projects. We support initiatives that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance carbon sequestration, and contribute to the global effort in combating climate change. Through rigorous certification and validation processes, we ensure that the projects meet internationally recognized standards, such as Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), Climate Action Reserve (CAR), or Gold Standard.
"I am pleased to have witnessed the Launch of the Laos Agarwood Project by Link Capital and Asia Sustainability Fund VCC. It is a significant step forward to take the lead in introducing international scientific standards for agarwood and promoting responsible practices throughout the agarwood business value chain. I am confident that such initiatives will help to ensure the long-term viability of this valuable resource. I wish Link Capital and Asia Sustainability Fund VCC all the best in their efforts."
H.E. Mr Jamal Abdulla Al Suwaidi,
Ambassador Of UAE to Singapore.
With regards to nature-based projects, we are at the forefront of digitalization within the sustainable investment space. We believe that technology can enhance transparency, efficiency, and impact measurement in environmental projects. By leveraging cutting-edge digital platforms, we aim to streamline operations, , and ensure robust monitoring and reporting of our project's environmental and social performance.
Nature Based Sustainable Fund is proud to be a catalyst for positive change in the forestry and environmental sectors. Through our investments in nature-based projects, carbon credits, certification and validation processes, and digitalization initiatives, we are dedicated to driving sustainability, playing our part by promoting carbon foot print to the world to achieve NET ZERO by 2050.Together, we can create a greener and more sustainable future for generations to come.
For more information on how you can be part of NBSF for a sustainable future, contact us.
Link Capital Team with G.O.H, VIP guest, Asia Sustainability Fund Partners, Key Strategic Partners.