United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), GREEN-WIN
This case study Mobike China: Synchronizing social and technological innovations towards sustainable urban transportation shows how technology can be a solution to social, environmental and economic issues.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: Creating a Hub, Creating a Buzz - How to Attract the Best and Brightest for Climate Innovation in Developing Countries examines lessons from the World Bank’s seven Climate Innovation Centers on setting up buzzworthy hubs to attract top talent and companies in emerging clean tech markets.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: Bringing Climate Opportunities to Entrepreneurs - Lessons Learned from the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center draws lessons from the center’s operation, focusing on how the idea generation sessions were essential to seed local companies with climate related business opportunities and introduce new ideas to local climate markets.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: Adapting Global Entrepreneurship Acceleration Models to Clean Tech in Developing Countries - The Ghana Climate Innovation Center is showing that a business development model that grew out of Silicon Valley can be applied to clean technology business incubation in developing countries.
What is the role that connections can play in helping green technology entrepreneurs innovate and scale up in developing countries, so as to inform the design of new public sector programs? The Climate Technology Program Brief: Connecting Green Technology Entrepreneurs - Implications for Public Program Design tries to answer this question.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: The Kenya Climate Innovation Center - How it Operates and Lessons for Clean Technology Incubation shares the Kenya Climate Innovation Center’s operating model as it has evolved after four years of operations.
The Climate Technology Program Brief: Crowdfunding for Green Businesses - Lessons from East African Startups tries to better understand crowdfunding’s potential and limitation by interviewing a number of East African entrepreneurs who were early adopters of this new fundraising mechanism.