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4/25/22

8 Trends Critical to a Vibrant Blue Economy

The United Nations declared this decade to be the ‘Ocean Decade’ a designation that could not be more timely given the deteriorating health of the ocean and our increasing dependence on it for sustenance, climate regulation, trade, tourism and countless other ecosystem services. Our latest report explores the trends that are fueling the transition to a healthier ocean ecosystem and a more sustainable seafood supply chain.

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11/30/22

OceanSummit Day 2: Investing in a Vibrant Blue Economy

On Day 2 of OceanSummit, entrepreneurs, investors and partners shared ideas on investment in our ocean systems and climate solutions.

11/28/22

Redefining Our Water Future: Why Water?

In Part 1 of our series on water, we look at the causes for and implications of water scarcity today, such as with agriculture and energy.

11/18/22

OceanSummit: Lessons from Portfolio Leadership Day

S2G and Builders Vision had an incredible time at the inaugural Ocean Summit, where we caught up with entrepreneurs, co-investors and peers.

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11/30/22

Exploring the Emerging Nutrition Policy and Partnership Landscape

Dan Ripma, Vice President at S2G, sits down with Grant Leslie and Jacqlyn Schneider, food, agriculture and nutrition policy experts from FGS Global, a strategic communications and public affairs consultancy, to discuss the opportunities coming out of the White House Conference on Hunger Nutrition and Health.

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10/3/22

A Systems Approach to Friction Points with Lukas Walton

Sanjeev Krishnan sits down with Lukas Walton, CEO of Builders Vision and co-founder of S2G, to discuss the characteristics such as systems thinking and a multi-asset approach that are at the core of S2G and Builders Vision.

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8/18/22

The Algae Carbon Solution: A conversation with Brilliant Planet and Union Square Ventures

The Brilliant Planet team and John Butrick from Union Square Ventures join us to discuss the potential for algae-based carbon sequestration and the role that venture can play in funding complex but critical climate solutions.

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LATEST NEWS

11/7/22

Cristina Rohr Named to Crain's Chicago's 40 Under 40

As a Managing Director in S2G's Food & Agriculture strategy, Cristina’s portfolio work ranges from agriculture focused investments in genetics, crop protection, soil health and digital/IOT to consumer facing brands.

10/27/22

Brightseed Launches Upcycled Functional Gut Health Fiber

Brightseed is launching its first ingredient for the food and beverage industry; the dietary fiber made from hemp hulls designed to support gut health was discovered by Brightseed’s artificial intelligence platform Forager.

10/26/22

Orange EV Hits Electric Yard Truck Milestone

The company delivered its 500th electric yard truck and has sold more of these trucks than all of its competitors combined.

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