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Climate Action Recognition Scheme

Program Overview

Climate Action Recognition Scheme (CARS) recognizes and invests in innovative and outstanding start-up ideas which address the UN SDG 13 - Climate Action. We provide holistic training in entrepreneurship and innovation, mentorship support, a publicity and networking platform, fund and resources to young entrepreneurs who are determined to act on and transform climate awareness into climate actions and solutions. For details, you may refer to:

League & Eligibility | Training & Mentoring | Assessment Process | Judging Criteria | Award Arrangement

What are our aims?

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    Spark interest and fuel a spirit of youth in addressing climate change issues

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    Incubate start-ups and community which can create positive change for our climate

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    Facilitate cross-sector collaboration and act as a networking platform for climate related issues in Hong Kong

What you can get?

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    Through providing training workshops and a platform where they can seek advice and guidance from relevant industry experts, CARS hopes to inspire and assist selected participants in honing their entrepreneurial skills and developing their creative capacity on combating climate change.

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    With the platform established, cross-sectoral resources and networking opportunity will also be matched to these climate shapers, in order to actualize their climate change solutions and expand their horizon in the industry of sustainable development.

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    CARS will award HKD$120,000-HKD$180,000 per cohort to selected projects for developing and scaling up the prototype. Various events will also be arranged for selected participants to pitch and showcase their innovative climate actions to potential investors and related stakeholders.