The motorised product manufacturer will invest in environmental technology developers through its newly formed Sustainability Fund.

Japan-headquartered motorised vehicle producer Yamaha Motor launched a $100m fund yesterday that will invest in developers of technology with the potential to benefit the environment.

The fund is expected to function over a 15-year period and help reduce the environmental impact and carbon footprint of the company’s business while facilitating its carbon offsetting activities. Plans for the investment vehicle were initially announced in July 2021.

Yamaha Motor manufactures motorcycles, motorboats and recreational vehicles, as well as engines and more…

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Robert Lavine

Robert Lavine is special features editor for Global Venturing.