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Colgate-Palmolive Solutum


Colgate-Palmolive is partnering with Solutum to test new dissolvable plastic technology—an innovation to help solve the Earth’s plastic waste problem.

Demo Day 100+ Accelerator

Corporations plus climate tech startups = scale

Heather Clancy - Green Biz


At the top of my list is 100+ Accelerator, launched in 2018 by Anheuser-Busch InBev with a mission to support "sustainable innovations in supply chains." As AB InBev CSO Ezgi Barcenas put it last week during the annual Demo Day for the accelerator: "Sustainability is the ultimate design strategy … this is not about building a sustainability strategy, but about a business strategy that is sustainable."


Faith in Otterpack’s man portable water purification

Defense Web


100+ Accelerator's startup Otterpack was invited to demostrate their water technology in the Vatican City, with his Holiness Pope Francis and a large audience present as part of the Pope’s “clean glass of water for all children in the world” initiative.

AB InBev Offers $100k Grant for 2022 100+ Accelerator Program

Dipo Olowookere - Business Post


Startups providing solutions to key sustainability challenges in the world could get business funding of up to $100,000 if they submit entries for the 2022 100+ Accelerator Program powered by AB InBev, Colgate-Palmolive, The Coca-Cola Company and Unilever

Yushuo: Repurposing electric vehicle batteries to create renewable energy in China

Sustainable innovation at work - A progress report from the first cohort of our 100+ Accelerator

AB InBev


A strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda is vital to creating shared prosperity for our communities, our planet, and our company. To deliver on our ambitious sustainability goals, we count on innovative solutions, with many coming from startups participating in our award-winning 100+ Accelerator.

AB InBev, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Unilever Join Forces for Sustainable Startup Innovation

Consumer Goods Technology


The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company and Unilever recently announced their joint efforts with the Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) 100+ Accelerator to fund and pilot sustainable innovation in supply chains

The Coca-Cola Company, Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive jointly fund and support AB InBev's Accelerator program focused on Sustainability initiatives

The Coca-Cola Company


The Coca-Cola Company is supporting AB InBev's 100+ Accelerator program fast-track shifts toward sustainable solutions by solving supply chain challenges

image courtesy of Kyle Lam / Bloomberg / Getty Images.

‘Green Shark Tank’: Brewing Giant AB InBev Creates World’s Biggest Sustainability Accelerator

Green Queen


AB InBev, the Belgium-headquartered multinational brewing giant, is about to launch the second year of their incubator program to help fund sustainable startups.

AB InBev exec wants to create the world's largest green 'Shark Tank' to take on global sustainability challenges

Business Insider


AB InBev knows that the future of the beverage industry is contingent on investing in sustainable solutions.

BanQu secures investment from AB InBev to expand traceability blockchain

BanQu secures investment from AB InBev to expand traceability blockchain

Ledger Insights


Blockchain firm BanQu announced that it has raised its Series A extension round with help from brewing giant AB InBev’s venture capital arm ZX Ventures and its 100+ Accelerator.

The Accelerator Developing the Future of Sustainable Consumption

Cheddar News


The 100+ Accelerator program supports ideas that focus on the future of sustainability. Maisie Devine, who is the Global Director of the program, shared some of the projects that range from edible packaging to re-purposed beer ingredients.

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