Changemakers who innovate on sustainability recognized at The Tech for Global Good Celebration

From climate-friendly bacteria factories to harvesting algae to reduce carbon emissions, these entrepreneurs can save the world.

SAN JOSE, California., October 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Tech Interactive honored entrepreneurs who are using technology to create a more sustainable future at tonight’s The Tech for Global Good celebration. Hundreds of Silicon Valley technology leaders, educators and community members gathered at the Signia by Hilton San Jose to meet the changers.

“Our award winners not only make the world a better place, but will inspire the next generation of leaders to think bigger and bolder about the impact they can have on our world,” he said Katrina StevensPresident and CEO of The Tech.

The 2022-2023
Tech for Global Good award winner

MicroByre, Berkeley, CA
MicroByre is developing bacteria that could help turn biowaste into life-saving cancer drugs, kerosene, fertilizers and other chemicals. Your process has the potential to break our dependency on petroleum and radically reduce our carbon emissions.
Presented by Barbara and John Glynn

blue ocean barns, Kalaoa, HI
Blue Ocean Barns solves agriculture’s biggest sustainability challenge by working with dairy and beef producers to remove greenhouse gas emissions directly from their supply chains. By the end of this decade, they will be growing enough algae to supplement all 100 million cattle in the US and reduce methane emissions from cattle by 80%.
Presented by the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation

Goodr, Atlanta, GA
Goodr is on a mission to end food waste, fight hunger, and feed communities by using intuitive technology and logistics to track and recover excess food. They have given out almost 30 million meals to those in need while diverting almost 4 million pounds of food from landfills.
Powered by NetApp

structure Eco, Delhi, India
Strawcture Eco offers 100% bio-based composite building panels made from agricultural residues (straw that would otherwise be incinerated or discarded) to reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment.
Presented by the Swanson Foundation

Reid HoffmanCo-Founder of LinkedIn and Partner at Greylock, also received the James C Morgan Global Humanitarian Award presented by Applied Materials, Inc. for his commitment to social responsibility, his belief in human-centric technology, and his curiosity as a life purpose. long learner.

“This is an amazing time to be alive. We are inventing so many powerful tools to save the planet,” Hoffman said. “We’re trying to figure out how to become better people, and technology plays an important role in improving our humanity.”

The award winners are featured in educational materials, workshops and an exhibition at The Tech Interactive, which influences thousands of students, parents and educators.

The Tech Interaction | Inspire the innovator in everyone. | thetech.org

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