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Subscription carbon offsetting platform Ecologi hits $8M total raised, includes General Catalyst


startup Ecologi , which uses the funds to plant 1 million trees every 10 days in places like Africa and Latin America, as well as doing things like protecting peatlands in Indonesia. In April, Ecologi closed a seed investment round of $5.75 That’s partly the thinking behind U.K. million (£4.05 million) at a pre-money valuation of £16.5

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empowering underresourced communities through waste innovation: a q&a with Dr. Caroline Baillie of the University of San Diego

Venture Well

Caroline Bailie of the University of San Diego teaches students to design waste innovation solutions for the social and ecological challenges of discarded trash in California’s Tijuana Estuary canyons.


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Creating climate solutions with YLAI alumni: Nina Escamilla in Mexico 

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

However, one of our main challenges is food waste, mainly associated with the first link in the chain with primary producers, for whom the impact is ecological and economical. I am passionate about everything related to food, how our systems work and how humans relate to each other through food.

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Leveraging digital platform to amplify green participation by the public: An Ant Group case study presented at COP28


Alipay Ant Forest | Fantastic Ocean enables users to contribute to marine conservation projects (Seagrass planting in Shandong, China) In 2022, Ant Group launched Alipay Ant Forest | Fantastic Ocean, extending Ant Forest’s initiatives from land-based ecological protection to the ocean.

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Carbon accounting platform acquired by Sage as ClimateTech heats up


Bristol seems to be making a habit of Climate Tech, also producing Ecologi Zero , real-time carbon footprinting software for businesses. Headquartered in Bristol, United Kingdom, Spherics is the second Bristol startup to be acquired by Sage in the last year, after Brightpearl was picked up in 2021.

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EO Members Share Entrepreneurial Trends for the New Year

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Investors and consumers prefer businesses that prioritize ecological impact and sustainability. Be it a product or service, technology and digital tools add to enhanced reach, innovation and overall customer experience. Continued focus on sustainability. Immersive customer experience.

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Circularity tales: Environmental entrepreneurship in Dakar

Impact Hub

Wërngël-Bi supported a diverse range of projects, from eco-construction to ecological toilets, with the top three projects qualifying for funding opportunities following a Demo Day where participants showcased their progress. Her solutions not only enhance hygiene and sanitation but also make wastewater treatable for household use.