Hasten Ventures


High-quality natural capital projects that address climate change & biodiversity loss through economic development

Our Work

At the heart of our projects is ecosystem restoration through regenerative forest, air, water, soil, food, and energy solutions using an integrated systems approach.

Our Approach

Our community-centric approach combines scientific methods, systems & design thinking, and sustainable finance

Land

Our various projects restore degraded or distressed land, forests, and farmlands

Geography

We have global aspirations, and projects currently under development in India and Africa

Our vision

Build natural capital infrastructure to heal the planet while creating opportunities for economic development & social equity.

Our goals

  • Regenerate 10 million hectares of land by 2035

  • Increase biodiversity exponentially in all our projects

  • Create long term sustainable livelihoods for local communities

Our clients

We work with large landowners, corporations, foundations, community groups, governments, carbon buyers, regenerative entrepreneurs and solution providers.

Our services

Advisory

We help our clients design regenerative projects towards attaining their climate goals

Project development

We design, develop and implement regenerative projects that generate carbon credits and social and economic co-benefits

Our Stakeholders and their Challenges

Below are some of the central questions our key stakeholders grapple with.
If you identify and relate with any of these, please reach out for a discussion!

Landowners

How can I make the best use of my land, play a part in ecosystem restoration and leave a lasting legacy?

Community groups

How do your projects create meaningful economic opportunities for our community?

Corporates, Foundations and Sponsors

How do you ensure that the resources we provide have the greatest possible impact?

Carbon / ecosystem services buyers

How do your projects address our need for high-quality, high-integrity and reduced risk investment?

Regenerative entrepreneurs & solution providers

How do your projects help us to achieve scale and improve our offers?

Our Team

Peter Coughlan

Design and Innovation

20+ years experience in organizational transformation with fortune 100 clients before turning to regenerative transformation. Peter is based in Palo Alto, California, and is a PhD. from UCLA

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Sheeba Sen

CEO

Trained and worked as a lawyer in England before moving back to India to work in rural development and launching her own forest creation social enterprise, Alaap in 2017. Sheeba is based in Bangalore, India, and is a graduate from LSE


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Pradyot Porwal

Finance and Biz Dev

Worked in the global capital markets for a decade before pivoting to ecosystem restoration. Pradyot is based across Hong Kong and India, and is a graduate from IIM Bangalore and IIT Bombay

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Shailie Mehta

Operations

Worked in rural development with non profits like Friends of Women's World Banking and Dharma Life. Founded Acacia Eco in 2016, a social enterprise on urban forestry in India. Shailie is based across the UK and India, and is a graduate from UCLA

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Support our work

Several of our projects are launched using catalytic philanthropic funding. For donations please visit Hasten Regeneration, our partner 501(c)(3) non-profit or donate here