EY Azerbaijan supported the Social Innovation Lab in organizing and hosting the most notable startup event of the year - the Climate Launch Pad Azerbaijan FINAL Pitch Show.
Eight participating startup teams presented on stage their ideas and initiatives aimed at tackling climate change, as well as conducting their business activities in the most ethical and sustainable manner.
The competition’s jury selected the top three startups amongst the participants, while the audience voted for their favorite startup.
“At EY we realize the role of start-ups in tackling climate change and various sustainability-related issues,” said Gunel Farajova, head of Climate Change and Sustainability Services at EY, who was among the jury. “Therefore, we acknowledge our responsibility to support start-up eco system in Azerbaijan which is genuinely committed to working responsibly towards sustainable development and protecting our environment in a wider sense of the term.”
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