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Greenbackers Investment Capital announces partnership with Singapore firm TRIREC for clean investment at COP26.

TRIREC, a Singapore-based venture capital firm with decarbonisation as its investment mandate, is announcing its partnership with Net Zero Funding specialists Greenbackers Investment Capital, sponsoring its “26 For COP 26” SuperPitch program for Climatech start-ups to be held in conjunction with the UN Climate Summit, COP26, in Glasgow in November. Trirec’s focus is investment in renewable […]

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Scotrail COP26 travelling to Glasgow

Important information from ScotRail for travelling to Glasgow for COP26

We’re looking forward to welcoming COP26 to Glasgow between 31 October – 12 November 2021. We’re doing everything we can to ensure a smooth journey for everyone travelling during this time. The rail network will be much busier than normal, particularly around the central belt, with a lot of delegates travelling between Edinburgh and Glasgow. […]

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Interested in COP26 events? See Greenbackers COP26 Calendar to plug in to what’s on!

Bringing together Governments, industry and investors, the COP26 summit will gather all parties to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Being held in Greenbackers home town of Glasgow, here is a calendar of events that you can join.   Important Public Transport Information During […]

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Greenbackers’ showcasing of 26 new clean tech firms set to win approval of COP 26 audience

Published in Scottish Financial News Robert Hokin, the co-founder of Greenbackers Investment Capital, is set to showcase 26 of the most promising “Cleantech” emerging businesses in front of thousands of delegates at the COP26 United Nations Climate Summit in Glasgow this November. For some years now, Robert Hokin and his team have been running the Scotland-based […]

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Scottish investment firm on a mission to wow COP26 with ‘cleantech’ showcase

Published in The National A SCOTS investment firm is showcasing more than two dozen cleantech businesses set to win approval with the COP26 climate conference audience in Glasgow. Greenbackers Investment Capital provides pre-screened, curated investment deals for funds looking to deploy capital into innovative, early-stage cleantech ventures, which are also known as earthtech and oceantech. […]

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Seeking the Best in Canadian Cleantech, Nominations open for the Foresight 50

Are you at the forefront of cleantech innovation in Canada? Know anyone who is? We want to hear from you! Foresight is pleased to introduce the Foresight 50, an annual program that showcases 50 most investable companies who are leading the transformation to a green economy. Greenbackers are supporting Foresight Canada, who are searching Canada […]

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Visionary forest owners sought to join trailblazing pilot program for ultra-early wildfire detection

Berlin/Eberswalde, Germany – September 7, 2021 – Startup Dryad Networks today announced a pilot program for its ultra-early wildfire detection IoT (Internet of Things) solution. The firm is looking to partner with up to ten forest owners to validate its solution at scale in areas of the world plagued by wildfires including the Americas, Europe, […]

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Greenbackers and GoBeyond announce partnership to support climate start-ups

Greenbackers Investment Capital and Swiss based angel syndicate GoBeyond have announced a partnership to support the growth of early-stage climate start-ups creating solutions to help reach Net Zero faster. The partnership’s main goal is to facilitate connections between Angel investors interested in supporting the transition to a low carbon economy and start-ups working at the […]

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Greenbackers interview with Forbes.com “Cleantech Investment Hotspots to Watch in 2021 and Beyond”

Greenbackers Founder Robert Hokin was interviewed by Forbes.com sustainability contributor Marianne Lehnis about his thoughts about climate technology, investment, and future opportunities. In the past 15 years, Robert Hokin, Managing Partner at Greenbackers Investment Capital, has seen cleantech grow from “an alternative asset class that’s kind of nice to have” to a burgeoning investment opportunity: “There’s pressure on boards to […]

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Greenbackers & the UN’s Sustainable Finance Initiative – Turning the Tide

Greenbackers are delighted to be involved with the UN Sustainable Finance Initiative as the second version of their Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles is developed. Andrew Smith, Greenbackers Partner and Executive Director has been involved in this work from the beginning, having been close to the emerging Blue Economy for nearly ten years and helping […]

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