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Why get involved?

For Champions

The Fire Awards present an excellent opportunity to develop and promote early-stage pilots and businesses. Finalists are coached by senior finance experts and have the opportunity to present at the BNEF Summit in New York, gaining public exposure and engagement with the Summit network. Winners implement growth strategies after the Summit with the support from the Fire Awards team and mentoring from topic experts.

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For Coaches, Working Group members

Finalists present at the BNEF Summit in New York in April, and the winners implement their growth strategies after the Summit with the support from the Fire Awards team and mentoring from working groups made up of topic experts.

In general, the role of Fire Awards Coaches and Working Group members is to assist Fire winners in the implementation process. This involves joining conference calls and providing written feedback. The time commitment can vary based on prior agreement with the champion. These flexible roles present an opportunity for networking and learning about the new trends in the sector.

Experts could have background in:

  • Finance and investment
  • Cities and infrastructure
  • Energy access and renewable energy
  • Energy efficiency
  • Environmental markets
  • Other topics in climate finance

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