Committed to a more responsible and profitable economy
Energy efficiency and transition, circular economy, recycling, air, water and soil quality, green chemistry, organic products, biodiversity, etc.
Education, training, employability, culture, services to vulnerable people, health, well-being, organic products, fair-trade, etc.
Action plan to promote more responsible social, environmental and governance practices
Alter Equity partners with ambitious entrepreneurs, anchored in strong values to scale up their business
Minority or majority stakes
from €1m to €30m
These companies are the ones changing the world
Bedding that respects nature and people
Kipli is the first responsible bedding brand with a flagship product: the Kipli mattress, made of 100% natural latex and free of problematic chemicals. The company has set up a certified supply chain in order to offer exemplary products, both environmentally and socially.
100% renewable and french energy retailer
Recognized by the environmental NGO Greenpeace and by the French Environment & Energy Management Agency for its strong commitment for the energy transition, ilek is currently one of the only 3 french energy retailers sourcing exclusively from green producers (wind turbines, hydroelectric dams, solar panels and biogas farms).
Transferred in July 2019 to Léa Nature
Already selling in Monoprix stores since 2016, the brand has been listed in La Vie Claire stores since 2018. The formulas are carefully made with organically farmed ingredients such as vegetable oils, waxes, vegetable extracts (apricot, shea butter, sunflower, corn, etc.) and processed following environmentally friendly practices and without GMOs, silicones or parabens.
Transferred in March 2022 to Téréva
Solar panels, micro inverters, electrical panels, integration kits, heat pumps: the company provides its customers with renewable energy production solutions. NED brings real added value to its primary function as an equipment supplier by offering a complete range of services.
Transferred in November 2018 to Temasek and Creadev
In less than three years, this biotechnology company has become the French champion in insect protein production. Co-founders Clément Ray, Bastien Oggeri, Aude Guo and Guillaume Gras received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the start-up category, North of France. Innovafeed has announced the establishment of its next production site in Nesle (Somme) in partnership with the industrial Tereos, industrial leader on the sugar and starch market.
French pioneer in teaching children how to code.
The company gives children aged 6 to 15 the opportunity to come to grips with digital technology through innovative and fun teaching courses, inspired by the work of the MIT and Harvard. "Learning to code is a great educational opportunity, because digital technology is revolutionizing daily life today," says founder Claude Terosier.
Eco-flying solutions for airlines.
This Toulouse-based clean-tech company, winner of the international Cleantech Open competition in Los Angeles in January 2018, has developed the best aircraft eco-piloting software. The software enables airlines to recommend best practices to their pilots to reduce kerosene consumption, hence CO2 emissions. The result: a fuel reduction of 2 to 5%.
Adult training in web and mobile development with an excellent employability outcome.
Conducted over 5 months by professionals, this intensive training courses targets jobseekers and employees undergoing a career change, even if they do not have a diploma. "Our goal is to train Web and mobile developers while teaching them to adapt to the rapid evolution of these technologies," explains President Anna Stépanoff. "This training has enabled 87% of the students to find a job within six months after the course."
Expert in depackaging of bio-waste.
Their first machine, Flexidry, separates organic waste from its packaging. The separated organic substrate is of interest to farmers, anaerobic digestion plants and waste management companies. "We guarantee our customers less than 0.5% impurities," explains Lucile Noury, the CEO.