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Ecosummit works together with several Ecosummit Partners that provide market access, media, research or marketing support. We are very grateful for the productive cooperation.
The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in September 2010 by the Russian government with an objective to accelerate transformation of Russia from a resource-intensive to an innovation-based economy. To achieve this objective the Foundation is overseeing the creation of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre composed of companies and start-ups, developing innovative technologies (currently numbering over 850), a Technopark, the Skolkovo Institute of Technology (Skoltech), a new graduate research University established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Skolkovo city, located near Moscow. Together these entities will establish a vibrant eco-system of technology innovation and entrepreneurship. 28 world’s most successful corporations, including Boeing, Cisco Systems, EADS, GE, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, Nokia, etc. have already recognized the opportunity Skolkovo presents having signed R&D partnership agreements with the Foundation.
Climate-KIC is one of three Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) designated in 2010 by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Climate-KIC drives innovation in the area of climate change adaptation and mitigation through its European network of private, public and academic partners. Climate change presents not only a formidable societal challenge; it also offers huge business opportunities. Our vision is to lead the world toward low-carbon prosperity, create an emerging climate change innovation space, and to capitalise on public-private synergies to induce innovation. Through our education, entrepreneurship and innovation activities, we create opportunities for innovators to address climate change and create the world’s next economy.
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Global Corporate Venturing is the only news and data service exclusively for and about large companies that take minority equity stakes in entrepreneurial businesses. The 3rd annual Global Corporate Venturing Symposium in London on 21-22 May 2013 brings together over 200 of the world’s decision makers in corporate venture capital. Speakers include Geert van de Wouw (Shell Venture Capital), Crispin Leick (Innogy Venture Capital), Pete Magowan (Moonray), Girish Nadkarni (ABB) and many more. Plus Al Gore, former Vice President of the USA, Nobel Peace Prize winner and co-founder of Generation Investment Management. The conference includes special roundtable discussions on energy and cleantech and pitches from 10 hot young cleantech companies.
New Energy World Network informs and connects the global green investment and sustainable business community in order to facilitate investment in innovation and promote sustainable business opportunities. We achieve this by connecting investors, innovators, business leaders, deal-makers and industry influencers via essential news and intelligence services and via industry-leading summits and networking events.
Gründerszene is the biggest German magazine writing about Internet business and the startup scene. Since 2006, the online magazine has been covering all the latest news and trends from Germany as well as posting interviews, expert articles and features on web entrepreneurship, venture capitalism in the technology sector and related topics. On top, Gründerszene offers seminars, a growing database, events, a job board and a business directory.
Since May 2000, VentureCapital Magazin has been delivering high-quality corporate finance information to investors and entrepreneurs on a monthly basis. Editorial focus is placed on private equity, venture capital and buy-out transactions as well as mergers and acquisitions. The monthly column “Deal Monitor“ reports on financing rounds and investment exits among German private equity companies and/or investee companies. VentureCapital Magazin is committed to nurturing the development of the equity and entrepreneur scene. The editorial goal is to provide investors with the best available coverage of market news, competitive environments and industry trends as well as to acquaint managers and entrepreneurs with the many apects of equity financing through expert articles, case studies and success stories.
Cleanthinking.de is a leading online business magazine for all those who are interested in Cleantech topics. Chief editor is the PR Consultant Martin Jendrischik and its main topics, mostly reported from a German and European point of view, are especially clean and renewable energy, electric mobility, energy efficiency, clean production, smart grid and smart metering. News, background stories, interviews and company profiles are daily shown in an editorial way. Cleanthinking.de was founded in January 2009 and meanwhile is highly accepted in the German und European Cleantech business community. Cleanthinking.de Chief editor Martin Jendrischik will blog and tweet (@cleanthinking) live from Ecosummit 2011.
Cleantech Investor is a UK based media company providing business intelligence for the Cleantech economy. Publications include Cleantech magazine, the Quoted Cleantech newsletter and the Cleantech Infocus series. Cleantech Investor runs events in conjunction with partners, including the Cleantech Investor NEXUS live broadcast event series.
A world you like. With a climate you like. – The European Commission campaign to promote climate action and a low-carbon economy run by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG Clima). DG Clima was established in February 2010. It is responsible for the European Commission’s international and domestic activities on fighting climate change. On the website, you will learn more about the European Union’s ambitious climate goals. To achieve these goals, real leadership, innovative ideas and participation at all levels are required. The European Union has taken many climate action initiatives to promote a green and low-carbon economy. More action is needed. Even small actions can lead to significant benefits, not just for the planet and its environment, but also for individuals and their pockets. Saving energy and saving emissions can also save money. That’s where you can step in. The theme texts, success stories and tips you will find throughout the site can be easily integrated into your day-to-day life.
Founded in 2008, Cleantuesday is a non-profit organisation aiming to support the development of Cleantech in France and abroad. Cleantuesday has acquired in less than two years a great capital of notoriety and has secured a unique position in the emerging world of Cleantech actors. Cleantuesday brings together the community of Cleantech professionals: Startups, SME, large corporations, investors and local authorities. Cleantuesday is now active in several regions in France and abroad.
Foerderland is a web portal that gives founders and young entrepreneurs all the tools, knowledge and news they need to start and sustain their start-up projects. Emerging enterprises tell about their ideas and obstacles to be surpassed, investors talk about the ways of their business, startup experts inform about legal, organizational and marketing matters. If you want to come in touch with all those people, if you want to boost your own project by discussing it with the start-up crowd, if you want to learn and improve your business performance – we welcome you at our site!
The Handelsblatt Business Briefing Nachhaltige Investments is a free monthly newsletter in PDF-form. Its main aim is to inform institutional and private investors as well as investment consultants and asset managers – but with a very special emphasis. The newsletter focuses on an ever expanding financial market related to Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), corporate responsibility and sustainability. The newsletter covers environmental, social and governance issues (ESG) as well as trends in the market of socially responsible investments. Furthermore it sets out to explain the impact of sustainability in mainstream share analysis and asset management (ESG Mainstreaming), and indeed what investors expect. Susanne Bergius, who is a recognized independent expert in these fields, offers high-quality guidance for making responsible decisions, all with the goal of achieving a double yield: attractive financial performance and lower risks as well as incentives for a future-oriented competitive business.
Cleantech Republic is an online magazine devoted to green technologies (eco-innovation). Founded by media and web professionals, Cleantech Republic aims to stay abreast of “green” innovations, evaluate their relevance, practices, economic impacts and to facilitate trade and purchase decisions. Cleantech Republic claims a leadership position in this emerging sector with an editorial focus on “Innovation for Sustainable Development”, exclusive and quality content from field interviews (including articles, special files, manuals, studies, video), a modern and open community approach, that gives voices to the world’s experts. Cleantech Republic publishes Greenvivo.com, an online marketplace which allows cleantech vendors to develop their reputation and influence on the Internet thanks to quality contents: infomercials, buyers guides, white papers and sponsored WebTV with the objective to generate qualified leads. Cleantech Republic is also the founder of Young Eco-Innovative Company Awards presented annually in partnership with Oseo and the daily economic newspaper La Tribune.
RESET is a German information and activism platform for a sustainable planet. It offers news and services as an information portal, as a charity platform and as a donation guide focused on independent charity projects in the field of global justice, human rights and environmental issues. The website www.reset.to combines news and background information with the option of easy and direct action and support. RESET addresses users who are interested in ecological and humanitarian issues and feel the urge to take action and to participate in shaping a sustainable future. Registered users network and interact in a strong community and have the option to publish and share their own news and charitable projects. In this spring, RESET will expand its platform focusing on India and later on China. Reaching beyond mere localization, RESET intends to establish long-term collaboration with locals, whose countries will become the major emitters of carbon dioxide in the near future.