Innovate4Climate Pitch Hub Competition - Climate-smart solutions with potential for Transformative Impact

Supporting climate-smart cities - those that are low-carbon and climate resilient - is a critical part of addressing climate change. Becoming a climate smart city requires an integrated approach combining planning, policy, regulation, and investment.
Application Deadline in a month
Eligible Countries | Regions | Cities  Worldwide
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55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 70% by 2050. Cities account for just 2% of global land area but are responsible for 70% of greenhouse gas emissions. Furthermore, as much as 80% of adaptation costs are expected to be borne in urban areas.
 
Supporting climate-smart cities - those that are low-carbon and climate resilient - is a critical part of addressing climate change. Becoming a climate smart city requires an integrated approach combining planning, policy, regulation, and investment.
 
Solutions can be goods, services (e.g. financial instruments, risk management mechanisms), technological solutions, or innovative business models that can be applied in one of the urban focus areas:
  • Energy
  • Food / Agriculture
  • Mobility / Transportation
  • Waste / Water
  • Fintech

Criteria: MINIMAL VIABLE PRODUCT STAGE

Solutions can be goods, services (e.g. financial instruments, risk management mechanisms), technological solutions, or innovative business models that can be applied in one of the urban focus areas defined above.

CLIMATE-SMART: Potential for climate change mitigation or adaptation
 
FEASIBLE: Clear value proposition, actionable business model, preliminary market analysis, draft implementation plan
 
IMPLEMENTABLE: Potential to achieve market viability and deployment capacity
 
SCALABLE: Potential to be scaled-up or replicated in other contexts
 
Application deadline: March 1, 2020, 23:59:59 CET
 
Source: I4C

The La Montanita Co-op Veteran Farm Project (VFP) funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Specialty Crop Grant program provides veterans workshops on sustainable farming practices, hands-on gardening and farming experience. (credits: Bob Nichols / U.S. Department of Agriculture / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0))

Illustration Photo: The La Montanita Co-op Veteran Farm Project (VFP) funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Specialty Crop Grant program provides veterans workshops on sustainable farming practices, hands-on gardening and farming experience. (credits: Bob Nichols / U.S. Department of Agriculture / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0))

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