Team from Pakistan first time participated in the world’s largest green business ideas competition conducted by ClimateLaunchpad. Here Pakistan competing against 53 countries at the final event held in the Netherlands.
Three clean tech business ideas were presented at the forum i-e Geothermal Pakistan, Goats for Water and TaazaGrow.
GeoThermal Pakistan develops solutions to the prevalent costly, inefficient and polluting air conditioners (ACs).
Goats for Water is a social enterprise that aims to provide community-led solutions to rural communities’ water and energy needs by enhancing livelihood.
TaazaGrow is on a mission to provide safe and hygienic food to consumers through development and use of biological fertilizers and pesticides.
Two speakers also represented Pakistan at the International Conference., CEO Stimulus Mehreen Shoaib was part of a high level panel discussing development of a clean tech ecosystem in emerging economies.
Pakistan National Lead for ClimateLaunchpad Hira Wajahat facilitated a workshop on tools and techniques for implementing large scale programs such as ClimateLaunchpad with limited resources.
The ClimateLaunchpad Pakistan Team observed tremendous success with the first round of the competition both within Pakistan and globally. Pakistan has been recognized in the international arena for participation of women in the clean technology space.
The Ministry of Climate Change also recognized the ClimateLaunchpad program and signed up Stimulus, strategic partner of ClimateLaunchpad as one of the influencers for Prime Ministers’ Clean Green Pakistan initiative.