Wednesday
June 30
2021

Press Release: Miller Center & Chevron Launch Climate Resilience Accelerator in Asia Pacific

Social entrepreneurship leaders focused on solutions addressing vulnerable populations chosen for a climate resilience accelerator designed to help them scale.

“We believe that the future of energy is lower carbon. Our support for Miller Center’s Climate Resilience Asia Pacific Accelerator is one way we can help create a more prosperous and sustainable world.”

— Nigel Hearne, president, Chevron Eurasia Pacific Exploration and Production

Social entrepreneurship leaders from India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam who are focused on solutions that address vulnerable populations suffering disproportionately from climate change in the areas of energy, water, and climate-smart agriculture, have been selected to participate in a program designed to help scale their organizations.

The 2021 Miller Center Climate Resilience Asia Pacific Accelerator, supported by Chevron, launched today with 11 social enterprises that are focused on one or more of the following:
• Energy, by providing access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy
• Water, ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation
• Climate-smart agriculture, implementing sustainable food production systems and resilient agricultural practices to increase productivity and production

Photo courtesy of Marufish.

Source: EIN Presswire (link opens in a new window)

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Energy, Entrepreneurship, Technology
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agriculture, climate change, energy, social entrepreneurship, sustainability, technology