When the India Times’ Economic Times asked Why India’s clean tech sector is attracting US, Europe and Asia Pacific entrepreneurs, our very own Chris Hamman was on hand to tell them. ”India represents the perfect storm of progress to be made in the Energy sector along with brains and industrial brawn to make the most [...]
We are pleased to announce that Waste2Watts has been accepted as a member of the Energy for All Partnership, an organization aiming to provide energy access to 100 million people in Asia and the Pacific Region by 2015. Learn more about this terrific organization here:
Our team is passionate about Waste2Watts because of the potential we have to make real and positive changes in the world, using a for-profit business model. It is important for us that we are able to both understand and quantify the triple bottom-line benefits of our business.
Recently, students from Columbia University’s Columbia Impact Investing [...]
Waste2Watts has been a long time in the making, and we know first-hand how hard it is to develop social entrepreneurship ideas. For this reason, we are pleased to be working with AnaGenesis, a new organization that creates opportunities for young entrepreneurs. We are pleased to be taking several student interns with us to India [...]
The availability of cheap electronic appliances and computers have brought many benefits to many people. However, an unintended consequence of this proliferation has been the generation of enormous amounts of electronic waste. According to the EPA, over 4 million tonnes of toxic eWaste ends up in landfill every year. Fortunately, great companies like Metech [...]
Today we got some really nice publicity from Mashable’s ‘Commerce With a Conscience’ series: http://mashable.com/2011/11/10/unexpected-social-innovations/. What a great bunch of ideas!
The second stop on our trip to India will be to the TiE Entrepreneurial Summit in Bangalore on December 15-16. This is a massive conference bringing together entrepreneurs from a range of industries, which should be fascinating, with a strong focus on India (of course!). Let us know if you will be there too.
It seems like there is great news arriving into the Waste2Watts ‘Boston office’ every day right now. We will have several members of our team on the ground in India through December and January to meet potential investors, distributors, employees and clients as we prepare to launch our operations in India next year, with lots [...]