At VERGE 22, the U.S. Plastics Pact and Walmart announced the winners of the first Sustainable Packaging Innovation Award, showing exciting innovations in the areas of recyclability, compostability, refill and reuse.
Sponsored: The First Movers Coalition's unique partnership between government and corporations — including founding member Western Digital — is harnessing the purchasing power of companies to decarbonize the corporate ecosystem, unlock the untapped potential of emerging technologies and turn the tide of climate innovation.
Companies are stepping up to establish science-aligned net zero commitments. Yet it is increasingly clear that to fully meet the moment of the climate crisis, companies must look beyond their ‘four walls’ to ensure that they are maximizing contributions to our ultimate goal: global net zero.
Innovation and startups have a critical role to play in creating the climate future we want, especially in the face of lagging policies and yet-to-be-realized market demand. What is the current state of climate tech funding, and what does this mean for the state of startups and investors over the next 12-18 months?
Launched by Stripe this spring, Frontier has announced its first six project winners: AspiraDAC (a subsidiary of Corporate Carbon), Calcite-Origen (a collaboration between 8 Rivers and Origen), Lithos, RepAir, Travertine and Living Carbon.