A start-up initiative for the low carbon economy
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StartUp4Climate

StartUp4Climate_Logo_Positiv_rgbThe “StartUp4Climate” initiative focuses on the consistent alignment of start-up support systems in Germany with climate protection and sustainability goals. It creates a targeted focus on start-up activities which can both open up new economic opportunities and create the basis for a new, long-term approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. As a result, StartUp4Climate is the world’s first national start-up initiative for green entrepreneurship and a low-carbon economy.

Borderstep News

Responsible Innovation Story with Borderstep 15.12.2020

What is the state of sustainability in Europe? And what do sustainable business models look like in concrete terms? Responsible Innovation Story" explores these questions in an interview with Borderstep founder Klaus Fichter. More

Special Issue on Assessing and forecasting the sustainability impact of new ventures 21.10.2020

The Journal of Cleaner Production is planning a special issue to evaluate and forecast the impact of start-ups on sustainability. Borderstep director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is guest editor. Proposals can be submitted. More

Green start-ups need more tailwind 21.07.2020

An article on the Bertelsmann Foundation's innovation platform presents the Green Startup Monitor 2020. The team of authors analyzes which forms of funding help the community. One example is the StartGreen Award, which Borderstep has been presenting since 2015 as part of the Startup Week Germany. More