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Solar Foods wants to replace industrial animal farming with a high-tech protein harvest

Fermentation has a long, rich history in food production, from beer and wine, to yogurt and cheese, leavened bread and coffee, miso and tempeh,...

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Sustainability data platform Worldfavor fuels up for ecosystem opportunities

More funding for sustainability reporting: Sweden’s Worldfavor, an early mover platform focused on building digital infrastructure to support...

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Google Cloud’s new sustainability platform aims to bring enterprise climate goals down to earth

Google Cloud's new set of solutions designed to form a sustainability platform for enterprise companies and governments to set goals and...

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Austin-based True Wealth Ventures raises second fund to back women-led startups

80% of the fund's investors are women, many of whom haven't invested in a venture fund before, partners Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp said

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Impossible Mining is combing the seafloor for battery metals

Impossible Mining believes it has a method to mine the depths of the ocean for polymetallic nodule rocks without harming the fragile ecosystem in the...

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An inside look at 2150 VC’s bet on urban tech to tackle the climate crisis

To understand where and why 2150 VC is betting, we spoke with partners Jacob Bro and Christian Hernandez about impact investing, regulation and the...

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Apply to pitch your startup at TC Sessions: Climate

The climate crisis is here. As the stakes rise with the temperature, a wide range of startups are striving to help humanity slash emissions and adapt...

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Meet the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals category and special award winners

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition focused on purpose-driven innovation, and sponsor of TechCrunch Sessions:...

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Al Gore’s Generation just launched its largest-ever growth fund

Generation Investment Management, a sustainability-focused public and private equity firm co-founded by Al Gore, is upping its bet on growth-stage...

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Microsoft joins Salesforce, Google and IBM in offering sustainability tracking products

As environmental issues take center stage with increasingly severe weather incidents, wildfires, droughts and floods across the globe, companies who...

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IBM’s CEO wants to chart quantum-fueled, AI-powered path to the future

When Arvind Krishna took over as CEO at IBM in April 2020, the world was immersed in the initial throes of the Covid pandemic and his company was...

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Google Cloud survey finds most execs support sustainability efforts, but few follow the data

A new survey by Google Cloud found that a majority of executives see sustainability as a key goal for their business. It also found that a majority...

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Subspace Labs raises funding for a more scalable, sustainable blockchain

As the crypto space has grown in popularity, some of the most popular blockchains have struggled to meet user demand.  New projects are aiming to...

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Singapore-based Reebelo raises $20M to save pre-owned devices from landfills

Based in Singapore with offices throughout Asia and Australia, Reebelo wants to make buying pre-owned tech as desirable as a brand new device....

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Samsung gets more fine-tuna to sustainability with phones made from fishing nets

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has been banging its sustainability drum loudly over the past couple of years, with impacts that echo around...

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IBM looks to sustainability with acquisition of emissions data company Envizi

IBM announced this morning that it has acquired Australian startup Envizi to add to its package of ESG (environmental, social and governance)...

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Orbit Fab’s on-orbit fuel shuttle will top up Astroscale’s servicing satellites

In a new partnership that should break new ground for sustainable orbital operations, “gas stations in space” startup Orbit Fab has...

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Twig takes $35M to turn stuff you own into a way to pay

Twig, a London-based fintech targeting Gen Z and younger millennial consumers with an e-money account that gives them instant cash-outs on fashion...

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Effa’s tiny but tip-top team tools up for a tiff with trivial toothbrushes on their own turf

Travel, conferences, hotels, they all have something in common: Everything is designed to be used once, and then discarded. Of course, it would be...

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With $36 million Series C, Brazil’s Ambar hopes to make civil construction more efficient

Brazilian construction tech startup Ambar announced it has raised a large Series C round of R$204 million, approximately $36 million, to boost the...

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Coatue, Robert Downey Jr. fund cove.tool’s design tools for sustainable building

While there is plenty of technology out there to help make a building more sustainable, the ability to incorporate features into its design can be...

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Full Harvest targets food waste by finding homes for imperfect, surplus produce

Within the past two years, Full Harvest’s impact on keeping food out of landfills grew five times, prompting the company to seek out additional...

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The Polestar Precept is a cypher for the EV automaker’s future

Polestar will spend the next three years executing a lofty electric vehicle launch schedule that will culminate with the Precept concept, a...

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Fairphone hits software support longevity akin to Apple’s iPhone

Fairphone, the Dutch social enterprise dedicated to making consumer electronics (more) sustainable and ethical, including by supporting repairability...

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Neu.ro announces zero emissions model building solution

As companies increasingly move to take advantage of machine learning to run their business more efficiently, the fact is that it takes an abundance...

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Sustain.Life launches to measure company carbon output, raises $7M pre-seed funding

The number of companies launching that claim to be able to help organizations measure and reduce their carbon output continues apace. There is...

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As Allbirds goes public, sustainability is the mantra of the future

Allbirds started with a humble, natural wool shoe, but it is not merely an apparel company today. It has become a materials innovation company...

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Wavemaker Impact launches to help entrepreneurs build climate tech startups

Wavemaker Partners doesn’t just want to invest in climate tech and sustainability startups. It also wants to help build them. Today, the...

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