6 Reasons Big Tech Is Investing in ClimateTech (And Why You Should Care)
Plus the latest news on fundraising and people in impact.
Hello Impact Nation,
Despite the (in)famous Tweet of Donald Trump on 6 Nov 2012:
“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.”
The world invested $920 billion in clean energy deployment and innovation in 2021 - according to BloombergNEF.
And the Big Tech companies are a big part of it.
Do you want to know why?
Let’s talk about it in today’s episode!
Watch this week’s video or listen to the audio.
Elisa, the Impact Lady
This Week We Are Diving Into:
1. 6 Reasons Big Tech Is Investing in ClimateTech (And Why You Should Care)
2. Good Gossip
3. News & Opportunities
6 Reasons Big Tech Is Investing in Climate Tech (And Why You Should Care) - with Elisa Giudici, Co-founder of Impact Investing In Tech
Enjoy the audio or watch the video. You are in charge!
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🤝 MEET THE SPEAKER ️
Elisa Giudici, Co-founder of Impact Investing In Tech
Congrats to …
Donna Riley Bebb ↪ has been appointed Head of ESG at Thoma Bravo, a private equity manager.
Ellen Jackowski ↪ has been appointed Chief Sustainability Officer at Mastercard, a global technology company in the payments industry.
Jörg Eigendorf ↪ has been appointed Chief Sustainability Officer at Deutsche Bank, a Global Hausbank.
Dr. Alicia Williams ↪ has been appointed Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Saks, the premier luxury e-commerce platform.
Octopus Energy ↪ raised $550M in funding to invest in renewables-enabling technologies and solutions.
Arable ↪ raised $40M in Series C financing to advance climate resilience in agriculture. Lead investor: Galvanize Climate Solutions. Other investors: Qualcomm Ventures, Prelude Ventures, S2G Ventures, Ajax Strategies, Grupo Jacto, Middleland Capital, M2O and iSelect
Fifth Wall ↪ raised $500M to invest in software, hardware, renewable energy, energy storage, smart buildings and carbon sequestration technologies.
Systemiq ↪ raised $70M to fund early-stage climate tech founders.
News & Opportunities
It should not be necessary to add any disclaimer but … Let’s say it anyway! This is not financial or tax advice. This newsletter is strictly educational and is not investment advice or a solicitation to buy or sell any assets or to make any financial decisions. DYOR - Do Your Own Research!