Helping companies build a carbon-neutral and sustainable mobility
The company Airive knows that mobility is essential for companies and their employees. European companies emit over 125 million tons of climate-damaging CO2 every year through their mobility. More than 60% of CO2 emissions and costs are defined in the procurement process. To optimize this, Airive offers mobility managers and their suppliers a unified SaaS platform to analyze the current CO2 footprint, define CO2 reduction targets and purchase the targeted mobility mix in an automated e-procurement process for Zero Carbon Corporate Mobility.
One of the most successful manufacturers of premium automobiles
AUDI AG is one of the most successful manufacturers of premium automobiles. At Audi, the brand stands for progressive design and the highest quality standards combined with modern technology and connectivity. In order to play a key role in shaping the transformation into a new age of mobility, the company is implementing its strategy step by step.
Protecting biodiversity for years with initiatives for organic farming
At Bionade, the clear focus for years has been on protecting and preserving biodiversity, for example with initiatives on organic farming and the Diversity 2030 campaign, which invites people to join in. Bionade is constantly launching new projects and measures to protect insects and preserve biodiversity.
Developing an effective system in reducing their CO2 emissions and costs
Carbonauten has developed a system for industry that effectively reduces their CO2 emissions and costs immediately. It involves the production of a category of innovative NET Materials® (Negative Emission Technology), which consist of the combination of biocarbons with various binders. They are produced from residual materials through a pyrolytic carbonization process and can be scaled up at decentralized sites. Carbonauts produce more than 1 million metric tons of biocarbon per year as biomass produces specified biocarbon, high-value oils, and renewable energy.
Environmentally friendly solution for POS displays and transports
CONE PAL is the environmentally friendly solution for your POS displays and transports. It is made from over 80% recycled paper and 100% can be recycled. The very low weight also saves CO2 during transport. CONE PAL is indirect reusable. Transports for waste paper are simply used instead of generating extra transports for empty pallets.
World's leading mobility and logistics companies
The DB Group is one of the world’s leading mobility and logistics companies. They design and operate the transport networks of the future. Through the integrated operation of transport and rail infrastructure and the economically and ecologically intelligent linking of all modes of transport, we move people and goods.
For the DB Group, being green is an attitude that shapes everything they do. They establish green offerings that are geared to the needs of their passengers and business customers in all sectors.
Drees & Sommer
consulting, planning and project management enterprise
Drees & Sommer
Drees & Sommer is your innovative partner for consulting, planning, construction and operation. As a leading European company, Drees & Sommer has been supporting private and public clients and investors in all matters relating to real estate and infrastructure for over 50 years. The consulting company offers solutions for successful buildings, profitable real estate portfolios, people-friendly working environments, and visionary mobility concepts. All services provided by the partnership-based company take into account both economic and ecological concerns.
Protecting the ocean from plastic waste
The organisation Everwave is part of a social enterprise that aims to protect the ocean from plastic waste. To this end, Everwave relies on two pillars: technological innovation and ecological inspiration. One clean-up technology are the AI-assisted rubbish collection boats that are able to remove waste hotspots in the larger environment. The waste is then recycled into new products through thermochemical, mechanical, and biotechnical processes.
market and technology leader in field of adsorption cooling
The company strives for a world without climate damaging and inefficient cooling technology. Founded in 2002 as a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), the company is the market and technology leader in the field of adsorption cooling – an innovative technology that generates cooling from free waste heat, using pure water as a refrigerant and saving up to 80 % of electricity. As the spearhead of technological development, the new Fahrenheit cooling systems are exemplary of this.
One of Europe’s leading contract logistics companies
Fiege Logistics is a family-run company in the fifth generation. The company optimises the value of every aspect of their customers’ chains including the complete fulfilment of all logistical activities. Innovation and long-term thinking have made Fiege one of Europe’s leading contract logistics companies. Together with the Berlin-based company builder XPRESS Ventures, Fiege strives to disrupt the future of logistics by combining digital technologies with 150 years of experience in logistics.
Getting people excited about contemporary mobility
Innovative mobility moves people everywhere – from commuting to work to holidays to holistic living. Anyone who is concerned with sustainability cannot ignore the e-bike. The company wants to get people excited about contemporary mobility, because an e-bike is not only functional, it’s also cool.
World’s first and fastest hydrogen race car
The Forze Hydrogen Electric Racing Team has built the world’s first and fastest hydrogen race car. The team, consisting of 26 students from the Delft University of Technology is at the forefront of all developments within the world of hydrogen. The Forze Hydrogen Electric Racing team believes in the hydrogen revolution and wants to introduce many more people to this technology through motorsport. With this team you have the chance to learn more about the future of green transportation.
Europe’s most modern factory for design papers
Gmund Paper, headquartered at Tegernsee, is Europe’s most modern mill for design papers. The production and environmental technologies operate at the highest level. Customized solutions for sustainable brand presentations are created here. The product range comprises over 100,000 different paper grades. Around 75% of the papers are exported. Gmund Paper delivers its products to a total of 70 countries on all continents. As a family business, Gmund Paper is now managed by the fourth generation of papermakers.
The world’s first backpack made of ocean plastic
GOT BAG is a German start-up that has developed and launched the world’s first backpack made of ocean plastic. For every travel companion sold, between 1.5 and 5 kilograms of plastic waste are recycled. Within the first two years of business, GOT BAG founder Benjamin Mandos and his team have recovered and recycled more than 150 tons of ocean plastic through a network of 1,500 fishermen collecting and sorting plastic waste on the north coast from Java in Indonesia.
Developing and producing systems for storing and using solar energy
HPS Home Power Solutions develops and produces systems for storing and using solar energy in single and two-family homes. The first HPS system, picea, puts the power of nature in your hands. By transforming solar energy into solar hydrogen it is possible to store solar energy for months and use it anytime you need it – especially in winter. Based on its efficient energy management, picea completely covers the electrical energy needs of a family home. 100% CO2-free, all season and transparent.
Leading commercial vehicle manufactures in Europe
MAN Truck & Bus is a leading commercial vehicle manufactures and transport solution provider in Europe. For MAN sustainability is not a fashion trend that will soon disappear. Driverless and emission-free trucks crossing the alps will be seen much sooner than we think today. In an increasingly fast-moving world, logistics and mobility need to be rethought steadily. With megatrends such as alternative drives, digitalization, and autonomous driving ahead, the goal for MAN is clear – taking transport to the next level.
Merz b. Schwanen
Making garments for everyone who wants to feel calm and peace every day
Merz b. Schwanen
The company Merz b. Schwanen produces original, organic and simple basic clothing. The origin is the authentic way of making unique fabrics on 100 year old original loop wheels in Germany.The company’s belief is based on the knowledge that timeless products can last for decades and bring people joy and ease for a long time. The good of the past is combined with the requirements of the present, and responsible action for a better, green future should always be a matter of course.
Combining traditional naturopathy with modern manufacturing
Monothek promises the highest quality of natural products without any artificial additives. The company believes in the power of plant-based nutrition and the products combine the principles of traditional naturopathy with modern manufacturing. The aim of all Mono products is to maintain the highest form of naturalness and the products are vegetarian or vegan. In 2015, it all started with Mono Tea and Monothek launched the first organic iced tea on the German market. Today, the entire Mono Food range can be found in 5 European countries.
Standing for quality, innovative and sustainable value chain
Nespresso stands for premium, quality and innovation. Sustainability has been a central element of the company’s strategy for more than 30 years. The entire value chain, from coffee cultivation to recycling, is sustainable. In 1993, Nespresso capsules were officially licensed with the Dual System in Germany. This means that every used coffee capsule has a chance of ending up in the yellow bag or in the materials bin. In 2020, Nespresso made its promise that every cup of Nespresso coffee would be climate-neutral by 2022.
Healthy, plastic-free and climate-positive snacks
With healthy, plastic-free and climate-positive snacks, the food start-up nu company from Leipzig wants to show that a positive economy no longer has to be a utopia. The start-up consistently rethinks food: all products are of natural origin, organic, vegan, without refined sugar and come in a home-compostable cellulose packaging. On its climate-positive mission, a tree is planted for every product sold in cooperation with the organisation Eden Projects.
Creating a new path within the beverage industry
O-VIVA is creating a new path within the beverage industry believing that the future of (water) consumption is climate neutral. The company strives for nothing less than a 100% plastic-free and carbon-neutral beverage industry. Goodbye plastic bottles & cans, goodbye transportation & energy waste, goodbye CO2 footprint. O-VIVA – the new beverage ecosystem.
The Munich-based startup lifting mobility to the next level
From Munich to Berlin in 2.5 hours! No stops, no delays and sustainable! The Munich-based startup ottobahn lifts mobility to the next level. Green and fully ottonomous transportation above today’s traffic. Individual hanging pods are running on a railway system. Through the use of intelligent algorithms, the ottobahn network is optimized in real time for punctual arrival at the destination.
Pioneer for equality and fair globalization
Plan Shop is considered a pioneer for equality and fair globalization. Contributing to peace through trade and empowering women and their families is the goal of Plan Shop, which sells high quality fashion from the poorest regions of the world. In this process, the Plan shop exclusively supports projects that are committed to social and ecological sustainability and have been created on its own initiative. As a sister company of Plan International, the world’s largest children’s aid organization, Plan shop is committed to the same high ethical standards as the NGO Plan International. The profits go to projects of Plan International Germany.
Developing digital tools enabling to analyse and reduce carbon emissions
Planetly is a climate tech company developing digital tools enabling companies to analyse, reduce and compensate their carbon emissions. By completely automating the process of data acquisition, Planetly provides a real-time analysis of the carbon footprint and the required transparency and tools to reduce it. It is Planetly’s declared goal to make the business world carbon neutral. The company was founded by Berlin serial entrepreneurs Anna Alex and Benedikt Franke in January 2020.
Worldwide available partner for electrification of all kinds
The PohlBock GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 2017 by Romano Pohl and Florian Bockstaller and is based in the Black Forest, Germany. PohlBock has manufactured electric powered motocross motorcycles, electric motors for traction applications and everything you need for your electrification since 2017. The company stands for quality, regionality and sustainability and is available worldwide as a partner for electrification of all kinds.
Integrating mobility and logistics to promote sustainable transport
PTV Group takes a holistic approach that integrates all aspects of mobility and logistics to promote sustainable transport – based on data, algorithms, digital models & simulations. With PTV’s software and consulting services for intelligent traffic management and transport optimization, decision-makers and experts in politics, cities, industry, and trade save more than 40,000 tons of CO2 per day and make mobility all over the world safter, smarter and cleaner for generations to come.
Company dealing with carbon fibre recycling
At RESO GmbH, employment has been based on the recycling of carbon fibers since 2013. The manufactured and patented electrically conductive paper from carbon and natural fibers is the result of many years of development, known under the trademarked name KOHPA.
KOHPA – therm, emission-free heating. The lightest, most flexible and world’s thinnest infrared heating on the market (construction, e-mobility).
Pioneering movement that is 10x Climate positive and plastic balanced
Planting mangroves, collecting plastic, paying fair wages, and using certified organic cotton as the main fabrics for SOMWR’s clothing. Education and clean water are provided, and active help is given to develop technologies that increase recycling efficiency or help eliminate single-use plastics. Collaboration with the United Nations Technology Innovation Lab and with larger companies seeking solutions to emissions problems. SOMWR calls itself the Resistance of the 21st Century.
Creating natural cosmetics without sacrificing quality
At UND GRETEL, they made their mission to create the most beautiful, multifaceted colors, transforming them into luxurious, BDIH-certified formulations and textures while using the highest-quality ingredients that only the natural world can offer. Because natural cosmetics doesn’t mean sacrificing quality. That’s why UND GRETEL opted to use only selected natural ingredients which come from ethical and sustainable growers all over the world who respect the environment and believe in conserving a greener future.
Creating the purest electric vehicle experience on two wheels
Verge Motorcycles is a Finnish motorcycle manufacturer, challenging tradition with their first model, the TS. Their team is setting new standards within the sector by combining the passion of motorcycling with fresh, future focused design. Verge has reinvented the wheel eliminating the need for gears, oils, filters, chains, or belts. Their motor technology, rider focused ergonomics and unrivalled connectivity combine to create the purest electric vehicle experience on two wheels.
One of the most renowned brands in the automotive industry
A premium manufacturer rich in tradition, Volvo Cars is one of the most renowned brands in the automotive industry, their model range covering almost all major vehicle segments. By 2025 Volvo aims that 50% of all cars sold are fully electric or hybrid electric vehicles.
Bringing efficiency and sustainability to (waste)water treatment
Water 3.0 is a non-profit greentech company that brings a new level of efficiency and sustainability to (waste) water treatment. The unique solutions for waters free of microplastics and micropollutants such as pharmaceuticals, PFAS and pesticides are tailor-made by combining high-tech materials, low-tech processes and a systemic perspective. Water 3.0’s objectives in a nutshell are: saving water, reducing waste and improving water quality.
Making a plastic free shave a matter of course in the bathroom
WLDOHO has one mission: Make a plastic free shave a matter of course in the bathroom. Consciousness towards nature means for WLDOHO questioning and improving small daily routines, because that makes the difference! The company offers a high-quality, plastic free safety razor which gives a gentle shave without skin irritations. WLDOHO partner up with One-Tree-Planted to plant a tree for every purchased razor.