so Now is a consultancy and venture building company
that aims to move singapore and south east asia towards a circular economy
addressing societal challenges
by integrating sustainable technologies and models for collaboration
So Now supports consortia of business and (semi)government, NGO and knowledge institutions, weaving Public-Private partnerships and Circular Economy Business Models.
Offering triple bottom line business design (economic, ecological, social), we advise businesses on new directions they can take to become circular
We link different businesses together, circular suppliers with manufacturers, and create platforms for collaboration
We bring innovative ideas to life, finding suitable business models and strategic partners to launch new circular economy projects
As its owner & founder, Sann Carrière (1983) has been developing her views and tools on the new economy since 2008 from the greater Amsterdam area, the Netherlands. In 2017, she opened the So Now Asia branch office in Singapore. In 2015 and 2016 she was awarded a position in TheNextWomen Top 100. As the co-owner of a business in the water industry, Sann implemented her ideas on sustainability and transformational change in a business environment.
In 2016, she was named honorary member of the year by the Dutch Environmental & Water Technology Association Envaqua. Sann has a background in Culture, Communication, and Information Sciences, followed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Japan as a part of the Japan Prizewinners Program. In her spare time, Sann practices yoga, enjoys nature and traveling and likes to read or write about the future.