A quarter of German start-ups contribute to green economy

Clean Energy Wire | March 28, 2019

One in four startups in Germany contributes to environmental and climate protection, according to a report by the Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability in cooperation with the German Startups Association. “These startups are a significant economic factor and a major driver of change towards a sustainable economic system," Borderstep director Klaus Fichter said. According to the Green Startup Monitor 2018, sustainable startups expect similar growth in turnover and employees to non-green startups. However, they consider this less of a challenge than non-green startups. They also find it easier to recruit staff, and are “significantly more interested in internationalisation,” according to Borderstep researcher Yasmin Olteanu.

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Enel Green Power supports SASCI (Southwest Alberta Sustainable Community Initiative), an organization created to bring young people into the world of renewables and innovation: an example of how we foster the creation of shared value projects for the local communities.

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Enel Green Power supports SASCI (Southwest Alberta Sustainable Community Initiative), an organization created to bring young people into the world of renewables and innovation: an example of how we foster the creation of shared value projects for the local communities.

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