Environmental Technology

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Environmental technology broadly refers to environmental science and chemistry applications that monitor, shape, or conserve the ability for human and natural environments to thrive together. Envirotech, greentech, and cleantech are all industry terms associated with this economic sector.

At the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, we are laying the groundwork for impact in environmental technology and renewable energy as a member of the Climate Economy Action Team managed by the Vermont Council on Rural Development, which positions Vermont as the state where climate change and resource renewal can spark business growth and economic development.

Businesses in the environmental technology sector can also access our business management coaching services.

Grow your Business

Grow your environmental technology business with our business management coaching services.

DeltaClimeVT Business Accelerator

DeltaClimeVT is a business accelerator which provides startup support, business planning, mentorship, and access to capital for climate economy businesses who are interested in establishing a business in Vermont.

Become a Funder

Become a funder to help us deepen our impact in the environmental technology sector

Indicators of Progress in Vermont

  • Vermont is home to a strong environmental technology business sector, supported by the Vermont Environmental Consortium, and increasing statewide collaboration among private sector, nonprofits, and government stakeholders is setting the stage for this sector’s economic, social, and environmental impact in Vermont.
  • Vermont is well-poised for economic development and job creation in the environmental technology sector as it intersects with other growing industries (e.g., renewable energy, waste management, and other industries interested in decreasing negative environmental impact while strengthening their bottom line).

VSJF Program and Service Results

DeltaClimeVT Climate Economy Business Accelerator

VSJF manages DeltaClimeVT—Vermont’s climate economy business accelerator program—which provides startup support, business planning, mentorship, and access to capital for entrepreneurs committed to climate economy innovation.

  • Launched in 2017, the program has hosted five cohorts (4 energy, 1 food and ag tech) with the next energy cohort planned for 2022.
  • Over four years, we have graduated 83 entrepreneurs from 39 cohort companies, and connected them with over 98 mentors and advisors.

Business Assistance

VSJF offers a business management coaching program that helps Vermont environmental technology companies grow their businesses and provide more jobs for Vermonters. Click here for a complete list of clients by sector.

VSJF Vermont Sustainability Funders

Become a Funder

Are you interested in funding one of our programs or services? We are seeking funders to achieve our sustainable economic goals as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
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VSJF Vermont Sustainability Clients

Become a Client

Are you interested in becoming a client to grow your business, industry sector, or replicate one of our approaches? We offer a suite of services for businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies.
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Become a Partner

Are you interested in partnering with us to build a thriving economic, social, and ecological future for Vermont? We invite collaboration from diverse stakeholders in all areas of our work.
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