Svante Recognized as a Great Place to Work®

In the wake of the new year, Vancouver-based carbon capture and removal solutions provider, Svante, has been awarded the Great Place to Work Certification™ by the eponymous workplace-culture auditing agency.

Clean-Energy Funding Stayed Strong in Weak Market | The Wall Street Journal

Volatile markets and big selloffs for speculative stocks hardly slowed funding for clean-energy projects this year. Some investors are betting on a boost in 2023 as Washington’s climate and spending legislation kicks in.

After a record-setting period for green finance, fundraising has slowed slightly but is still well ahead of levels from a few years ago. Big companies have raised about $1.15 trillion in green and sustainability-linked bonds and loans in 2022, down from 2021’s record of $1.3 trillion but more than double the 2019 and 2020 figures, Dealogic data show.

Startups have privately raised about $47.5 billion in equity, down from roughly $55 billion in the previous year but also well ahead of the pace from a few years ago, according to PitchBook. Funding for clean-energy projects and companies slowed less in both categories than it did for the broader market.

The 10 biggest funding rounds for Pacific Northwest startups in 2022 | GeekWire

Venture capitalists slowed investments this year in response to the cooling economy. But some startups were still able to secure large sums of cash.

The top 10 funding rounds across the Pacific Northwest in 2022, listed below, highlight companies that were able to attract venture capital dollars despite rising interest rates and tumbling public tech stock valuations.

Investment in startups slowed in the latter half of this year while investors advised portfolio companies to cut expenses and preserve cash. Hundreds of startups have laid off employees in recent months

La Saskatchewan à l’avant-garde du captage de CO2 | Radio-Canada

L’une des plus anciennes usines de captage de dioxyde de carbone dans le monde se trouve à Estevan, dans le sud-est de la Saskatchewan. Ceci rend la province à l’avant- garde dans le captage de CO2 à l’échelle commerciale selon le président-directeur général de Svante, Claude Letourneau.