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2020 - Year In Review

Updated: Apr 30

2020 was a challenging and disruptive year for many of us, but we have some great moments to share with you. Let’s have a look together at what happened in Ecofye and climate action world this year;


January

  • January 2020 classified as warmest since records began according to The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

February

  • Our Co-founder, Daniela is the winner of the Lamborghini Future FAB Award in the sustainability category.


March

  • We moved from our office in Imperial Enterprise Lab and started work fully remotely after the lockdown announced in the UK.

  • We completed Minor Figures project to help them achieve their short-term sustainability goals and plan out their longer-term strategy.

April

  • The economic impact of the global pandemic has highlighted the importance of technology for sustainability solutions. We therefore started to work on a fully automated sustainability platform for SMEs.


May

  • Our co-founder Tiago became B Leader to support businesses through the B Corp certification process.

June

  • Ecofye joined Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Accelerator Programme.

July

  • Daniela contributed to Nano Valbruna as a speaker to discuss circular economy.

  • Ecofye's pilot project with Lamborghini is confirmed.

August

  • We started to work with OFFBLAK to push their sustainability efforts to the next level.


September

  • We won Innovate UK's sustainability grant. This project will create a user-tested and fully functional automated sustainability solutions platform for SMEs, reducing emissions in the country and globally.

October

  • Daniela joined Green Minds Imperial Podcast to share the story of getting our first client, our motivation behind starting Ecofye as well as its challenges, and more on how we adapted to the Covid-19 pandemic.

November

  • Joe Biden rejoins Paris agreement - Yes Biden 🎉

  • Ecofye team expanded with Alper as commercial lead and Elissa as sustainability analyst to launch the Ecofye + platform to perform qualitative and quantitative sustainability evaluations.

December

  • We started work on a transparent carbon credit project to make carbon offsetting easier. Fake tree schemes are over flooding in the market. Thus, we decided to launch and share our carbon credits from companies to individuals.

  • The global response to the Covid-19 pandemic has driven the biggest annual fall in CO2 emissions since World War Two.

  • The UK has created an updated domestic emissions target for 2030 as its contribution to the Paris Agreement.