Selected within Impact/100 list:Mitiga Solutions has been selected as one of the top 100 companies, changing the world for the better, by the prestigious Impact/100 list by Norrsken, recognising our commitment to positive impact and resilience.
Climate Change Focus:Mitiga's recognition highlights our significant potential in addressing global challenges related to climate change and climate risk.
Driving Sustainable Change: This award further solidifies Mitiga Solutions' role in driving sustainable change, inspiring us to continue pushing the boundaries of science, technology, and innovation to address climate risks and promote resilience on a global scale.
Barcelona (Spain), August 16, 2023 – Mitiga Solutions, a climate tech company that applies science, AI, and high-performance computing to strengthen resilience against climate-related hazards; has been selected as one of the top 100 companies committed to positive impact, in the prestigious Impact/100 annual list by Norrsken, the non-profit foundation. This esteemed recognition celebrates Mitiga's dedication to driving positive impact and its commitment to creating a more resilient and sustainable world.
The Impact/100 Award is an annual recognition presented by Norrskento acknowledge the world's most promising impact startups. The annual list -- dubbed the ‘Nobel Prize for Impact’ -- was created in 2022 and celebrates companies that are tackling global problems like poverty, famine, environmental issues and mental health, also defined as driving measurable, positive progress against the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Niklas Adalberth, Founder at Norrsken Foundation, says “The 100 companies on this year’s Impact/100 demonstrate the potential of startup companies to help address some of the greatest challenges facing our world. We want to hold them up as examples of what the rest of the global community of tech founders and investors should be aspiring to. The business world desperately needs better role models. I want to see a world where the next generation of founders are inspired by entrepreneurs who are positively impacting the world and not just focused on growth and profitability.”
More than 700 companies were put forward by over 30 nomination partners, and a jury from the world’s leading impact and venture capital organisations selected the top 100 companies. Amid the hundreds of companies put forward, Mitiga has demonstrated outstanding potential in making a significant difference in addressing global challenges related to climate change and climate risk.
"We are deeply honoured and humbled to be recognised as one of the winners of the Impact/100 Award," says Alejandro Marti, CEO, and Co-Founder of Mitiga Solutions. "This award represents, yet another statement to the hard work and dedication of our team, as well as the impact our innovative solutions are making in mitigating climate risk and building a more resilient future."
Norrsken, in collaboration with over 30 of the world's most credible impact VCs and NGOs, curates the Impact/100 list, showcasing visionary entrepreneurs who are at the forefront of making a positive impact in various industries. Among the esteemed collaborators are Softbank, DC/VC, MIT/The Engine, Atomico, Bayer, Collab Fund, Unreasonable Group, UNDP, Fifty Years, Acumen, Khosla Ventures, and many others.
The Norrsken Impact/100 comprises:
Companies having a positive global impact is an intrinsic and non-negotiable part of their business model;
High-risk, high-potential ventures that aim to grow quickly by leveraging scalable technology;
Businesses that can successfully combine commercial viability with positive global impact;
Companies that have delivered at least a minimum viable product (MVP) to market, and/or have raised at least seed or series A funding.
As part of the recognition, Mitiga had the privilege of being spotlighted on the Nasdaq Times Square sign in New York City on August 15, 2023, with its logo displayed proudly alongside the other Impact/100 winners. Additionally, the list will be featured during Impact Week in September 2023, one of the largest impact tech events in Europe, reaching an audience of several hundred impact investors, decision-makers, and founders.
"We are grateful to Norrsken for providing us with this incredible platform to showcase our work and mission," added Marti. "This recognition further fuels our passion to continue pushing the boundaries of science, technology, and innovation to address climate risks and promote climate resilience on a global scale."
For more information about the ‘Impact/100 Award’, visit Norrksen´s website.