Posts and News Tagged 

Impact

Posts

Companies

A sustainable tomorrow starts today

Terran Industries is supporting the world's the intentional, permanent green transition
Companies

Innovating for Impact: Avani's Role in Reshaping the Built Environment

Avani, a member of our Global Growth Program Cohort 2, enables the built environment to decarbonise and save resources, to help save the planet.
Events

Bonjour Paris! Australian Climate Tech in the EU

Climate Salad and 12 Australian Climate Tech Companies showcased their solutions to the EU during an international trade mission to Paris
Companies

Kite Magnetics and Swinburne AIR Hub Unveil Ultra-High Efficiency Propeller for Electric Aircraft

Kite Magnetics, in collaboration with Swinburne University of Technology’s Aerostructures Innovation Research (AIR) Hub, has developed an ultra-high-efficiency propeller designed specifically for electric aircraft, promising significantly enhanced flight performance. The high-efficiency, low-noise propeller is a result of advanced computer simulations that will lead to improved propeller efficiency of up to 92%.
Industry

Australian Women in Climate Tech? Count Her In.

Regardless of next year’s International Women’s Day theme, we know that this message will need to be repeated.
Events

Aussie Climate Tech in San Francisco

14 climate tech companies went to Verge in SF for a San Francisco Trade Mission alongside Climate Salad and the Queensland Government
Industry

Pitching Tomorrow's Solutions Today: How Climate Techs Can Communicate Impact To Investors And Customers

How do climate techs communicate impact in a way that resonates in the short-term without diminishing the long-term objectives and outcomes of their product or service?

News

The climate solution that not enough people are talking about

Why bringing back elephants, sharks and other big beasts could be surprisingly useful in the race to bring down emissions

April 5, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Elephant in the dining room: Australian start-up makes woolly mammoth meatball

An Australian company lifted the glass cloche on a meatball made of lab-grown cultured meat using the genetic sequence from the long-extinct pachyderm, saying it was meant to fire up public debate about the hi-tech treat.

April 5, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Climate investor group IIGCC unveils net-zero transition initiative

The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has launched a climate initiative aimed scaling and accelerating climate-related corporate engagement.

April 5, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Rich Lister’s $100m investment in ‘huge commercial opportunity’

Rich Lister and philanthropist Alan Schwartz will on Wednesday commit $100 million to investments in carbon reduction initiatives, with millions more to advocate for policy and regulatory change, and insists the money is far from charity.

April 5, 2023
Found by:
Giant Leap for climate tech despite economic slowdown

Bucking economic headwinds, the climate crisis is a key driver of growth in Australian startups, a benchmark report shows.

April 5, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
New Board Appointments Enhance Rumin8's Climate Tech Development Experience

Australian climate technology company Rumin8 has announced the appointment of a new board member and board observer, both with significant climate-tech company development experience, in an effort to enhance its climate-tech development experience.

March 22, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Electricity is in the air as scientists discover new power source

Australian researchers have discovered a substance that converts air into electricity, opening the way for future devices to be powered by the air around them.

March 22, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Paris, Stockholm, London: Europe’s climate tech hotbeds

Climate tech startups in those three cities raised over €1bn in 2022, and each is home to at least one green unicorn

March 22, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Nokia launches DIY repairable budget Android phone

Nokia has announced one of the first budget Android smartphones designed to be repaired at home allowing users to swap out the battery in under five minutes in partnership with iFixit.

March 22, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Existing Clean Technology Can Cut Australia’s Emissions 80 per cent in Five Years

Australia can slash its total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by over 80 per cent in five years using existing clean technology, a report has found. This is almost double the Federal Government’s current target of 43 per cent from 2005 levels.

February 21, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Michael Liebreich wants existing low-carbon technologies to be scaled up much faster

The energy analyst says we can’t wait for more innovative energy sources to become viable

February 21, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Planet A Ventures comes out of the door with a €160M European, science-backed climate fund

These days climate investing is hot — if you will pardon the awful pun — but the days of just raising a fund and calling it “climate focused” are well and truly over.

February 21, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
This solar + storage system is made up of 1,300 second-life EV batteries

A hybrid solar + storage facility comprised of 1,300 second-life EV battery packs is fully operational in California.

February 21, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Concrete traps CO2 soaked from air in climate-friendly test

A California startup using rocks to soak up carbon dioxide from the air has teamed up with a Canadian company to mineralize the gas in concrete, a technological tie-up that is a first and they say could provide a model for fighting climate change globally.

February 21, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Strong El Niño could make 2024 the first year we pass 1.5°C of warming

Early modelling suggests the world’s climate could shift to an El Niño pattern towards the end of 2023, which is likely to increase the global average temperature

February 21, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
What can Australia learn from California's climate change response?

Australia and California have much in common – sun, surf and an over-representation of screen talent. With a population of 40 million people, the US state is bigger than our 26 million, but that's not wildly different when comparing jurisdictions.

February 6, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
12 Predictions For Venture Capital In 2023

Some people are calling 2022 the year the party ended. Others are calling it the hangover, or even the new normal. What we can all agree on is that 2022 was a year of reckoning for the venture capital (VC) industry.

February 6, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
UN Environment: Investments in ‘Nature-Based’ Climate Solutions Must Double by 2025

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme warns that investment in nature-based solutions must double by 2025 if the world is to limit global warming to 1.5°C, as well as halting biodiversity loss and progressively increasing land degradation.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Quarter of VC funding goes to climate tech

Climate tech funding represented more than a quarter of venture capital investment in 2022 so far, and has been in the upper half of the 20-30% range since the start of 2018, according to PwC’s new State of Climate Tech 2022 report.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm