SCALE YOUR STARTUP AND CONTRIBUTE TO THE UNSDGs
IMPACT KOMMONS, Asia’s first UNSDGs-focused accelerator, offers a platform for impact startups and technology companies to collaborate with New World Group businesses, sustainability experts and global partners to scale solutions that fulfill United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
A premium brand infused with a unique personality, New World Group’s core business areas include investment in property and property development, and investment in and/or operation of roads, commercial aircraft leasing, construction, insurance, hotels and other strategic businesses.
New World’s mission is to create and orchestrate our creativity and social innovation for the next generation. Through the Impact Kommons program, we aim to work with startups and technology companies to help solve problem statements shared by our business units. Our focus isn't on classes as you would find in a traditional accelerator. Our focus is to promote collaboration among New World Group businesses and innovations to solve real business problems through project management of these opportunities.
The second batch of Impact Kommons startups went through a 4-month accelerator program with introductions to New World Group business units and external partners for business integration opportunities. During the 4-month period, 14 startups had 12 business integrations with New World Group business units and partners. This includes pilot, purchases, and investment.
COHORT 2 TESTIMONIALS
Founder & COO
CLS Environmental Technologies
Through Impact Kommons, our CLS team has been fortunate to be able to meet and collaborate with the industry experts at Hip Hing Construction. They have given us a lot of valuable industry advice throughout the process, which has greatly enhanced our product development work.
We have just 6 years and 9 months left before climate change becomes irreversible. We are very excited to work with Impact Kommons and the New World Group to accelerate change towards a carbon-neutral future.
Founder & CEO
Our vision is to make service robots as common as mobile phones and computers. I am glad that Rice Robotics has participated in Impact Kommons and received various opportunities to collaborate and provide our robots’ service to different business units across New World Group.
The third batch of Impact Kommons is currently recruiting startups to join a 4-month business integration program focused on integrating the startups with New World and partners. Startups will work closely with business units on pre-defined business cases.
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HM Environmental Technologies
HM is committed to the UN SDGs. We are very grateful to have had the opportunity to work with Hip Hing through our participation in Impact Kommons. We will continue to further develop our technologies, and we look forward to additional opportunities with New World Group in the future.
Founder & CEO
At V Cycle, our vision is to make Hong Kong a world-leading city in recycling using technology that advances our environment and society. A humble thank you to Impact Kommons and the New World Group for the opportunity to be a part of this programme. Together, we will make Hong Kong a recycling world-leader and create meaningful impact for our society!
We’re proud to be working with the Humansa team and the New World Group as part of the Impact Kommons programme. Together, we’re striving to promote sustainability and enhance quality of life for the greatest number of people.
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