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An Accelerator Program to Build Climate Tech

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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global authority on the environment. UNEP’s mission is to inspire, inform, and enable nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

The Massive Earth Foundation (MEF) is a non–profit organization, with the vision to effect actionable policy, research, and project for the Pollution Reduction / Climate change Industry. The core strength of MEF lies in its ability to execute complex projects at scale, doing path-breaking research, and bringing various stakeholders to a single platform.

An initiative by the Resources & Markets Branch of UNEP’s Economy Division. It aims to accelerate progress necessary to meet the 2030 Agenda for SDG, especially for SDG 12 and SDG 8.

Jointly implemented by UN Women and UN Environment Programme, the EmPower: Women for Climate-Resilient Societies (EmPower) programme aims to strengthen gender equality and human rights in climate change and disaster risk actions in the Asia and the Pacific region.

Established in 2015, the Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership (APCAP) serves as a mechanism for better coordination and collaboration of clean air programs in the region. It provides a platform to generate and share knowledge on air pollution initiatives, policies, and technologies across the Asia-Pacific.

Mekong project
on plastics

The Mekong project aims to enhance assessments and monitoring of plastic pollution, strengthen the capacity of regional, national, and local stakeholders to enhance the systematic approach to plastic pollution management in the Asia and Pacific region, and to achieve a visible shift in the system for effective and efficient plastic pollution management.

about LCE

LowCarbon.Earth is a climate tech accelerator supporting the startups who are building sustainable goods and services to solve climate change, nature loss, and pollution. Launched by Massive Earth Foundation in collaboration with UNEP, the LCE spans across Asia-Pacific Region and accentuates the development of climate technologies by focusing on core climate sectors like Renewable Energy, Mobility, Air Pollution, etc.

MEF launched the 1st edition of the LowCarbon.Earth in 2021. Since then, it has garnered support from organizations like Go4SDGs & Empower who focus on women-led startups along with climate tech startups. Since its inception, more than a 1000 startups have participated in the LowCarbon.Earth and benefited from bootcamps, workshops, mentorship, networking sessions, and pitching opportunities. The LCE program is home to climate tech leaders, founders, VCs, and investors whose expertise reveal critical insight on the climate landscape in Asian-Pacific region. The latest edition of the LowCarbon.Earth took place in Novotel, Bangkok where the top-listed startups pitched their products to more than 20 investors from the Asia-Pacific Region. The LowCarbon.Earth has gained widespread media attention with national channels like CNBC Aawaz covering the program with in-depth details. The program recurs anually and calls out to all startups working on climate tech to solve climate change.

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Program Details

12-week intensive accelerator program culminating into a demo day at Bangkok.


12-week intensive program

Comprehensive Support

Tailored multi-disciplinary guidance from mentors who have seen it all and founders who have done it all

Investment Readiness

Your launchpad to attract global investments 

Market Expansion

Support for startups with on-ground deployment and growth strategies

Equity-free Support

12-weeks of support without any equity dilution

A Climate accelerator With Focus Areas On Core Climate Sectors

From low carbon mobility options, to products that reduce plastic waste, to solutions that reduce the carbon footprints of our lifestyles, Startups working on these climate sectors can join the program

Application Form

Are you a revenue positive startup based out of Asia-Pacific that is trying to solve for climate? Join the LCE cohort of 24 and get a chance to raise capital, pitch to investor, and fly to Bangkok for Demo Day

key benefits

Raise Capital

Get opportunity to raise capital from institutional investors, VCs, grant making bodies, donors & others.


Attend weekly sessions of expert mentors and understand the climate tech landscape to grow with maximum impact.

Industry Connects

Become a part to the network of VCs, founders, investors, policy makers, & join the climate tech ecosystem.

Worldwide Recognition

Get worldwide recognition through association with UNITED NATIONS & media coverage of products and services.

Frequently asked questions


The LowCarbon Earth Accelerator program runs for 12 weeks and offers a range of digital workshops, valuable resources, and mentorship opportunities. Throughout the program, selected founders receive strategic mentorship by the United Nations professionals and Marquee investors, leadership coaching at every growth stage, and connections to experts in climate tech and sustainability across the Asia Pacific region.

We consider startups who are solving climate change – whether they are technology or product-based.

We are open to a wide range of solutions in the area of climate change and pollution reduction. Our areas of focus include, but is not limited to – Clean Air, Agri-Food, Renewable Energy, Digital Innovation, Sustainable Mobility, and Plastic Pollution.

LowCarbon Earth offers comprehensive 12-week support without having to dilute equity. We do not charge any fee to apply for the accelerator program either.

Yes. We regularly accept solo founders. However, we advise that one-person startups can be challenging, and having a co-founder increases your chances of success.