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Resource Efficiency

The world needs solutions

We are facing an existential environmental crisis. Climate change, loss of natural resources, and biodiversity harm are all major issues that need to be addressed. A forceful response is necessary, which will require a paradigm shift in human activity to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of these issues. It is vital that immediate action is taken to address these issues, as the longer we wait, the more difficult and costly it will be to solve them.

Key megatrends

Circularity & waste, sustainable food, sustainable industry, net zero energy, green mobility

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Exited investments


Investment range

EUR 40-200 m

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Theme lead

Martin Gjølme

"Investing in solutions to the existential environmental crisis is not only a moral imperative, it is also a business imperative. The long-term sustainability of our planet and our economies are inextricably linked. By taking action now to address these issues, we not only ensure a better future for ourselves and future generations, but we also create new opportunities for growth and innovation."

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What are the challenges?

Climate action failure

Carbon budget for 1.5 degree scenario depleted by 2031 at current pace of emissions

Natural resource crisis

2x human demand on Earth’s ecosystem by 2030

Biodiversity loss

10-100x higher rate of extinction than historical average

What are the solutions?

Circularity & waste

  • Waste management
  • Recycling & circularity
  • Sustainable packaging
  • Waste-to-energy
  • Water treatment

Impacted SDGs

SDG 11
SDG 12
SDG 13
SDG 14

Investments in this theme


Does your company solve global challenges?

Summa is always on the lookout for innovative organizations that are tackling global challenges and making a positive impact on the world. We are always interested in connecting with like-minded individuals and companies who share our passion for creating a sustainable future.