Climate Tech Ecosystem

Unleashing the power of families for climate action
Quality produce that doesn't cost the earth
Transform our world by understanding it
Australian vine health technology set to grow
SwitchDin's smart grid is making renewable energy equitable and efficient
Taking Australian climate tech global
Meet the Australian climate tech companies taking on the US
HolonIQ Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100 2022
HolonIQ has announced their 2022 Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100
How early is too early to talk to an investor?
We caught up with early-stage energy climate tech investors at Investible to pick their brains about investing in climate tech startups.
We believe that women are a driving force in climate tech
We are at a critical juncture in the world, where the actions that we take today will shape the future of our planet. We caught up with KPMG High Growth Ventures on why it's important to back women in climate tech.
Salad team welcomes Jared to the mix
You may know Jared from his previous role as Head of Sustainability at Canva, Climate Salad welcome a new team member.
Climate Salad's Climate Tech Festival and Awards

Australia's innovative climate tech network is proud to present its inaugural Climate Tech Festival and sceond annual awards.

Queensland Climate Tech Showcase is coming in hot!

We are excited to invite you to our Queensland Climate Tech Showcase hosted by Climate Salad and The Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur (OQCE)

The Inventors: The Climate Connection

On June 9, we're connecting researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors together for climate tech.

Climate Tech Founders Pitch at our Melbourne Showcase

Over 25 founders pitched to a packed showcase in Melbourne on Wednesday April 6. Here is a list of who's who.

Climate Tech Showcase coming to Melbourne

Find out who is building great Climate Tech, meet the innovative entrepreneurs building the tech to solve our biggest problem

New vehicle sales in August highest in five years, EVs jump
New vehicle sales in August were the best for that month since 2017 in a market where demand continues to outstrip supply, and the appetite for electric vehicles reached a record 4.4 per cent of all new vehicles sold.
IKEA Foundation to Deploy $600 Million in Climate Funding
The IKEA Foundation, a strategic philanthropy funded by IKEA owner INGKA Foundation, announced today plans to deploy €600 million in climate funding by 2025. Key areas of deployment identified by the foundation include stimulating a shift to alternative and plant-based proteins, and reducing methane emissions in agriculture.
Australia risks being a ‘state sponsoring greenwashing’ if it relies on carbon offsets, expert warns
‘The wild west approach needs to end,’ says climate scientist Bill Hare, amid warning targets should be met by cuts in absolute emissions
Tech start-ups aim to reshape the economy through net zero
As the world’s leaders converged on the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh for the COP27 summit this month, for the annual progress check on the planet’s shared imperative to reduce carbon emissions and global warming, the growing ranks of Australia’s climate tech entrepreneurs were once again thankful for the spotlight.
Climate Tech Startup Helps Disaster Recovery With Mobile Renewable Energy Grid
The global market for climate tech was $13.8 billion in 2021 and is expected to jump to $147.5 billion by 2032, according to Future Market Insights. One reason for rise is responding to disaster caused by climate change.
How Country Road is tackling climate change
Country Road will invest $1.5 million in grant funding into projects driving climate solutions in the Australian fashion industry over the next three years in what it claims is a first for a local retailer.
Renewable energy records tumble around the country as rooftop solar power soars
In events described as unprecedented, demand for electricity from the grid plummeted to record lows in Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia during the past two months.
Zero-emission zones to be created across Sydney, including at Blackwattle Bay, Central
The NSW government will create several zero-emission zones across Sydney, including at Blackwattle Bay and Central, as Infrastructure Minister Rob Stokes warned the city risked falling behind other global metropolises without immediate climate action.
Everledger partners with Ford on pilot project to improve battery recycling
Supply chain traceability company, Everledger, has revealed the launch of a world-first battery passport pilot with automotive manufacturer, Ford, to ensure responsible battery recycling from electric vehicles.
Australia’s corporate regulator issues first fine for greenwashing
The corporate regulator has issued its first penalty for greenwashing, fining Australian company Tlou Energy $53,280
Singapore-Australia Green Economy Agreement: Propelling Our Sustainable Future
Australians stand to benefit from new, practical cooperation with Singapore, which will promote jobs, trade and investment in ways that will accelerate our transition to net zero emissions.
AGL announces it will close Loy Yang A power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley up to 10 years sooner than planned
Energy giant AGL has announced it will close the Loy Yang A power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley up to 10 years earlier than planned, targeting the end of 2035 financial year.

Resources To Help Grow Your Climate Tech Company

Australian Climate Tech Investor List
A list of climate tech angel and venture capital investors in Australia
Basic Tips for Mentors
Tips for mentors
Beyond The Buzzwords
Simple explanations of climate issues and opportunities
Books on Climate Change
Books on climate change, sustainability and the environment
Capital Raising Toolkit
Tools for capital raising
Carbon Pulse News Service
News and intelligence on carbon markets, greenhouse gas pricing, and climate policy
Climate Solution by Innovation Stage
Stanford Social Innovation Review
IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, Working Group I, Summary for Policy-Makers: THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS
IPCC Sixth Assessment, Working Group I, THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS, Summary for Policy-makers, August 2021
Investor Introduction Template
Tips on getting introductions