The Understory Community

Understory is a global community that enables and accelerates climate and sustainability tech startups. We connect leaders from across the sustainability community to share ideas, provide resources, and accelerate sustainable change.

Weekly Insights

Tap into current news and leading expertise from across the sustainability ecosystem. Every week we curate:

  • 📚 Topical analysis and recent trends across climate, circularity, ESG, zero waste, net zero, energy transition, and other emerging sustainability topics

  • 🚀 Venture, funding, startup, and corporate headlines

  • ⚙️ Job postings

  • 💡 Startup Spotlight featuring an emerging company of the week

  • 🗓 Understory and industry events

  • 🌟 Featured content, interviews, company profiles, whitepapers and more.

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Understory is a global community that helps organizations use technology and innovation to make our world more sustainable. We offer a variety of educational resources and events to make sustainability accessible, practical, and actionable.