Unreasonable Ventures

companies headquartered in countries, mitigating metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions and impacting the lives of more than people.

406

Ventures

Added 38 in the last year

$15 bn

Total Financing Raised By Unreasonable Ventures

$15 bn

Total Revenue Generated By Unreasonable Ventures

1.6 m

Jobs Supported By Unreasonable Ventures

38%

Led by Women CEOs

60%

Traditionally Under-Represented CEOs (86% of the Fortune 500 CEOs are White Men)

*The Impact data below is self-reported by Unreasonable Fellows and the analogous perspectives are generated by AI.

As a result of 18 Unreasonable ventures, 29,058,326 people have gained access to relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent work, or entrepreneurship.

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This is comparable to empowering the entire population of Australia with new skills for the workforce.

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It's as if every single resident of Tokyo, Japan's bustling capital, learned a new, valuable skill.

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Imagine the entire population of Canada enhancing their employability and entrepreneurial capabilities overnight.

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As a result of 12 Unreasonable ventures, 17,744,473 individuals have gained access to affordable and quality education.

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That's more than twice the population of New York City, transforming countless futures.

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This could fill over 177 major university campuses worldwide, creating a global wave of educated individuals.

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Equivalent to every inhabitant in Ecuador embarking on new educational journeys, reshaping the nation's intellectual landscape.

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As a result of 9 Unreasonable ventures, 1,716,759 teachers have been trained.

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That's more than twice the number of teachers in the entire public school system of Australia.

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This number is equivalent to filling Yankee Stadium more than 34 times with trained teachers.

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Imagine every school in Canada benefiting from the expertise of nearly four new trained teachers.

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As a result of 105 Unreasonable ventures, 114,179,667 metric tons of CO2 equivalent have been reduced.

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This is equivalent to removing the emissions of 24,800,000 cars off the road for a year.

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This is comparable to the annual CO2 emissions of 15,000,000 households.

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This equals the amount of CO2 that would be absorbed by 1.5 billion tree seedlings grown for 10 years.

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As a result of 47 Unreasonable ventures, 3,300,914,003 kilograms of waste have been diverted by prevention, reduction, recycling, and/or reuse.

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That's equivalent to the weight of approximately 472 Eiffel Towers.

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It's enough waste to fill over 1,100 Empire State Buildings.

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If laid out, it would cover 18,000 football fields with a layer of waste 1 meter deep.

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As a result of 37 Unreasonable ventures, 48,263,012 people have been educated on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction, and early warning.

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That's equivalent to educating the entire population of Spain.

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Imagine filling 600,000 classrooms with students learning about climate change.

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This is like educating the combined populations of New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.

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The total mass of food/nutritional products sold by 22 Unreasonable ventures is 678,911,493 kilograms.

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This is enough to provide a balanced diet to the entire population of Australia for a month.

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It is equivalent to the weight of 10,000 fully-loaded Airbus A380 planes.

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This amount of food could fill the Great Pyramid of Giza more than twice.

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As a result of 20 Unreasonable ventures, 314,000,918,420 liters of water have been saved due to an increase in water-use efficiency.

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That's enough water to fill 126,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

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This amount of water could sustain the entire population of Tokyo for over 3 years.

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This is equivalent to the annual water consumption of 1.5 million households in the United Kingdom.

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As a result of 17 Unreasonable ventures, 6,932,418 farmers have implemented more sustainable food production systems and resilient agricultural practices, increasing productivity and production.

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That's enough farmers to feed the entire population of Hong Kong three times over.

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If each farmer cultivated just one hectare, it would cover an area larger than the entire country of Switzerland.

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This is equivalent to the number of farmers needed to supply all of the wheat consumed in the European Union for an entire year.

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As a result of 13 Unreasonable ventures, 1,182,555,571 individuals have received access to affordable health coverage/care.

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That's equivalent to the entire population of India.

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That's enough people to fill Wembley Stadium 13,910 times.

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If each individual holding hands were to form a line, it would wrap around the Earth over 29 times.

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As a result of 11 Unreasonable ventures, 109,237,470 people have been treated for non-communicable (chronic) diseases.

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That's equivalent to the entire population of the Philippines receiving treatment.

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This is like filling Wembley Stadium approximately 1,218 times with patients receiving care.

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It's as if the entire population of Germany and Canada combined were treated for chronic diseases.

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As a result of 9 Unreasonable ventures, 72,006,139 communities are now monitoring and treating their hazardous chemicals/air/water/soil pollution.

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That's as if every community in the United States, China, and India simultaneously took action against pollution.

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Imagine transforming the entire Amazon rainforest into a managed, pollution-monitored area. This many communities could make it possible.

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This number is akin to each person in Europe being part of a community that's actively fighting pollution.

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As a result of 42 Unreasonable ventures, 2,764,314 individuals have gained decent work/productive employment.

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That's enough people to fully staff over 13,000 Boeing 747 aircrafts with their maximum crew capacity.

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This is equivalent to the entire population of Qatar finding productive employment.

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Imagine if every seat in more than 35,000 commercial airliners was filled with someone who just got a new job.

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As a result of 39 Unreasonable ventures, 1,873,599 women have earned steady, decent employment.

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That's enough to fill the entire population of the city of Barcelona.

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Imagine if every woman in the country of Estonia had found steady, decent employment.

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That's equivalent to filling 25 Wembley Stadiums with employed women.

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As a result of 25 Unreasonable ventures, 1,129,676 women have been empowered to fulfill a leadership role.

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That's enough women to fill 1,500 Boeing 747 planes.

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If these women formed their own country, it would be more populous than Cyprus.

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This number is equivalent to the population of San Diego, California.

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NEPRA

mentioned in 7 articles on July 9

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Astrome

mentioned in 6 articles on June 20

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Iceotope

mentioned in 6 articles on July 10

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Twelve

mentioned in 6 articles on July 8

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Naked Energy

mentioned in 5 articles on July 5

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Eco Wave Power

mentioned in 4 articles on July 10

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Ecozen Solutions

mentioned in 4 articles on June 27

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Husk Power Systems

mentioned in 4 articles on June 27

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KETOS

mentioned in 4 articles on July 10

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LabourNet

mentioned in 4 articles on June 25

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Malta

mentioned in 4 articles on July 4

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GALY

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Paga

mentioned in 3 articles on June 27

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mentioned in 3 articles on June 20

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Tata 1mg

mentioned in 3 articles on July 10

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TurtleTree

mentioned in 3 articles on July 1

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Ampd Energy

mentioned in 2 articles on July 10

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ATEC

mentioned in 2 articles on July 4

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GRST

mentioned in 2 articles on June 30

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Hydrostor

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mentioned in 2 articles on July 10

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Winnow

mentioned in 2 articles on July 7

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Absolute

mentioned in 1 article on June 30

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Deep Branch

mentioned in 1 article on July 2

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EcoPost

mentioned in 1 article on June 26

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eFishery

mentioned in 1 article on July 8

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Intello Labs

mentioned in 1 article on June 30

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