The winners of the Singapore GreenTech Challenge 2023 have been announced. The Challenge is a collaboration between Microsoft, Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), and SGTech, and is designed to accelerate the development and adoption of innovative sustainability solutions in Singapore. The focus of this years’ challenge is to help the nation progress towards its goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.
“As a platform for innovation, working with partners and local innovators is a step towards offering more solutions to address some of the most urgent sustainability challenges of our time. I’m confident that their meaningful contributions through sustainable innovation will play a pivotal role in our efforts to build a resilient, sustainable, and digitally inclusive Singapore,” said Ms. Lee Hui Li, Singapore Managing Director, Microsoft.
The winners will each receive up to USD$350,000 in benefits and will be onboarded to the Microsoft Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Success Program, where they will be recognized as Microsoft ISV partners. The winners and their categories are:
- Evercomm – setting and tracking sustainability targets – Evercomm has a digital assurance platform, called NXMap, which serves as a carbon inventory and accounting tool, enabling businesses to automate carbon footprint calculations down to the activity level;
- WeavAir – identifying and transitioning to renewable energy sources – WeavAir uses satellite and IoT networks to provide real-time high accuracy emissions and offset analysis; and
- ReClimate – create, buy, and sell tradable carbon assets – Reclimate provides a digital platform that helps projects earn additional revenue from carbon credits and energy attribute certificates with minimal effort and upfront costs.
“The Singapore GreenTech Challenge 2023 has unveiled an array of exceptional solutions to advance sustainability efforts. Evercomm, WeavAir, and ReClimate have distinguished themselves with their innovative approaches, demonstrating the transformative power of technology in driving sustainability. We congratulate the winners and anticipate the positive difference they will make in Singapore’s journey towards a greener future,” said Ms. Yean Cheong, Executive Director, SGTech.