The recent devastation of the Australian 2019-2020 summer bushfire season underscored the urgency of Australia’s environmental challenge, while the COVID-19 crisis is driving an economic slowdown that will drive the hunt for smarter, more efficient ways of doing business.
In this spirit, Venture Insights is launching a series of reporting and analysis on the climate crisis. Beginning with this report, we will cover topics of interest to our readers in the TMT sectors, focusing on practical ways that telcos, media organisations and tech companies can play their part.
Overview of the market landscape
Profiles of Key Actors
Practical Implications for Businesses
The next step is to act
Appendix: Green Start-up Shortlist
List of charts/tables
Figure 1. Global greenhouse gas emissions contribution in 2016, by sector
Figure 2. Market snapshot of the local green start-up landscape (non-exhaustive)
Figure 3. Industries that Australian start-ups most closely identify with (can identify with multiple). Dark highlighted industries (~31%) likely to have a direct positive impact on climate change
Figure 4. Funding in-flows for short-listed local start-ups, 2015 – 2019 (A$m)
Figure 5. Top investors in ‘green’ start-ups with headquarters in the ANZ region