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Want to hear the pitches from climate solution startups?

Keeping an eye on up-and-coming startups in Vancouver and BC? Be sure to mark your calendars for this online pitch night showcasing 19 of our ecosystem's most promising climate solutions startups in 2022.

This pitch night is part of the Angels for Climate Solutions, a program designed to accelerate investment into climate solutions by empowering a diverse community of startups and investors with new connections and shared values.

The founders of these startups are as varied as their ideas – more than half come from underrepresented groups, including women. Solutions range from smart water and intelligent building systems, breathing new life into used rubber tires, cleaner transportation options, and advancements in material sciences.

With such a span of solutions, which 10 will advance on the journey to win $122,000 in investment? Register for the Feb 15 pitch night to find out.

Register now!

Things we're excited about:

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New Report | Carbon Markets in BC

Carbon markets will play a huge role in building zero-emission economies. However, few know what they are, let alone how they could be new revenue streams for businesses making climate-conscious decisions. Rooted in the BC context and applications, this report aims to unlock these opportunities for local business leaders and policymakers. Read the report
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New Video | A Right-to-Food (Scarcity) Framework for a Just Circular Economy of Food

Vancouver is on a quest to achieve a just circular economy of food. Applying a Right To Food framework to this objective helps identify missing elements and critical components for the transition. This presentation covers key challenges, desired outcomes, and next steps for Vancouver. Learn about the framework

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