Agtech Investment: A Case Study on Responsible Investment into RYNAN Technologies

Pham Hong Hanh and Giang Vu, Consultants; Erin Sweeney and Reginald Lee, Grow Asia
Grow Asia

This case study outlines the journey of a Singapore-based private equity firm in their investment into RYNAN Technologies (“RYNAN”), a tech innovator that focuses on research and development (R&D); production and commercialization of agricultural traceability solutions, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and advanced agriinputs. Its main R&D and manufacturing facilities are located in Tra Vinh, Viet Nam.

Read the full case study to learn more about how this private equity firm sees financial returns on their investment, and how their investment is aligned to principles of the ASEAN Guidelines on Promoting Responsible Investment in Food, Agriculture, and Forestry.

This case study is part of a special series that showcases how investments into food, agriculture and forestry sectors retroactively align with the ASEAN Guidelines on Responsible Investment in Food, Agriculture and Forestry (ASEAN RAI). Critically, these case studies showcase:

  1. Social, environmental and financial results of these investments
  2. Business case for responsibly investing in supply chain projects 
  3. How investors ensure long-term sustainability and viability of their investments 
  4. Key policy recommendations and learnings for the future
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