Designed for high growth climate tech businesses with global ambitions.
Climate tech companies are doing 3 hard things: innovating, building a business, and tackling systemic climate challenges.
Our Global Growth Program is tailored to support your unique path to outsized global impact.
1 March 2024
7-22 March 2024
At a glance, the GGP is:
Readiness to Scale
International Market Entry
Global Growth Funding
The Pillars of Sustainable Climate Tech Business
In the GGP, our support is crafted around the essential pillars necessary for international business expansion. The program will be customised to fit your unique Climate tech solution, team, and venture stage, addressing aspects you may already have in place and others you might not have considered.
For climate tech companies, global market penetration hinges on understanding localised environmental challenges and customer needs. Strategies must be adaptable to different cultural norms and regulatory landscapes, all while maintaining a cohesive brand message that champions value propositions and business sustainability. Customer engagement and market validation strategies need to consider the global push towards decarbonisation, tapping into the increasing demand for climate mitigation & adaptation technologies. Establishing authority in the climate tech industry requires not just innovative products but also the ability to communicate their impact effectively across various international markets.
Climate tech business operations must incorporate a global perspective, ensuring that the business's infrastructure can support expansion into new markets without compromising on sustainable practices. This involves developing scalable processes and policies that can be adapted to various regulatory environments and operational challenges. Talent acquisition strategies should also be global in scope, attracting professionals who can navigate the international climate tech landscape and drive the company's mission forward. Companies must be prepared to build partnerships with global entities that share a commitment to the Net Zero goals, which requires a strong operational foundation that transcends borders.
Commercial strategies in the climate tech sector must take into account the global demand for sustainable products, climate mitigation, or adaptation technologies. Understanding the decision-making dynamics of international corporations and tailoring product strategies accordingly is key to achieving sustainable growth. This involves conducting in-depth market analysis to identify trends and opportunities in different regions, crafting messaging that resonates with a global large-scale audience, and establishing THE value proposition that aligns with the international push for innovation that accelerates theNet Zero transition. Sustainable growth in the global market means finding the balance between expanding the reach and maintaining the integrity of the climate tech mission.
*We define climate tech as a scalable tech-enabled product (hardware and/or software) that helps solve climate or environmental problems. These solutions may target various aspects such as mitigation, adaptation, resilience, or natural capital.
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