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London’s 101 Fastest Growing Sustainability Startups

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 101 Sustainability companies in London. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Sustainability Companies & Startups (London)


Vedanta Resources plc

FoundersAnil Agarwal
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Vedanta Resources plc is a global diversified metals and mining company with its headquarters in London, United Kingdom.


TreeCard

FoundersGary Wu, James Cox, James Dugan, Jamie Cox, Peter Francis
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Treecard is a fullstack green finance platform, allowing consumers to spend, save and invest responsibly.


Carbon Trust

FoundersUnknown
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Carbon Trust is to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy, by working with organisations to reduce carbon emissions now and develop.


CUDONI

FoundersJames Harford-Tyrer
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Europe’s only full-service luxury resale platform. Effortlessly buy and sell authentic designer items at up to 90% off retail price.


Cheeky Panda

FoundersChris Forbes, Julie Chen
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Cheeky Panda is a sustainable bamboo tissue manufacturer.


GrowUp Farms

FoundersKate Hofman, Tom Webster
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We’re turning food production on its head to make way better food, that doesn’t cost the earth.


Emex

FoundersSimon Kelly
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Our cloud-based platform consolidates all safety, sustainability, environmental processes and reporting capabilities into a single place


Yayzy

FoundersCristian Dan, Mankaran Ahluwalia, Pedro Cabrero
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Yayzy is an application for carbon footprint calculator.


Supercritical

FoundersAaron Randall, Michelle You
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Supercritical is a software platform that helps businesses reach carbon net zero and tackle the climate crisis.


Unibio International

FoundersEbbe Busch Larsen
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Unibio is operating in the biotechnology sector with core competences within bacterial fermentation.


Much Better Adventures

FoundersAlex Narracott, Guy Bowden, Sam Bruce
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Much Better Adventures helps people organize their skiing, cycling, or road biking holiday directly with specialist independent operators.


Skipping Rocks Lab

FoundersPierre Paslier, Rodrigo García González
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Skipping Rocks Lab develops natural and biodegradable packaging for liquids made from seaweed extract.


tulipshare

FoundersAntoine Argouges
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Tulipshare is the first activist investment platform, with a focus on impactful project to make this planet better.


Dodo

FoundersCsaba Szabo, Jack Kennedy
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Accelerating the path to Net Zero


FINDS

FoundersCarl Mustad, Carl Mustad, Jemma Stacey
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FINDS is a unique, video & live streaming marketplace app for the next generation to buy and sell fashion.


Bageera

FoundersDaniel Llobet, Simón Torras
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Unlocking investment opportunities to protect and restore nature


Shellworks

FoundersAmir Afshar, Insiya Jafferjee
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Shellworks is a biotech startup on a mission to make plastic waste a thing of the past.


Zero Carbon Farms

FoundersRichard Ballard, Steven Dring
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Shaping the future of the growing industry to accelerate the world’s transition to carbon negative farming.


Farmstand

FoundersSteven Novick
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Farmstand is the Earth’s first meal delivery service focused on the Future of Work. We feed your team in the office and at home.


GreenGrowth

FoundersChris Webb
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GreenGrowth is a sustainable retail investments platform, bringing transparency and personalisation to retail investing


Nuw (The Nu Wardrobe LTD)

FoundersAisling Byrne, Alison Kelly
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Nuw is the app to swap preloved fashion. ‘Spend your money anywhere, spend your clothes on Nuw’.


Sundrop Farms

FoundersUnknown
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Sundrop Farms is a leader in sustainable horticulture for the arid world; growing high-value crops using seawater and sunlight.


elmo

FoundersLuke Gavin, Oliver Jones
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elmo is a mobility-as-a-service platform providing all-inclusive electric car subscriptions.


GROUNDED

FoundersGabriel Bean
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GROUNDED makes functional plant-based drinks without the cr*p.


The Smart Container Company

FoundersEduardo Garcia, Tamara Goldstein
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IoT-enabled intelligence, transparency, and net-zero solutions for the beverage industry


Terrabotics

FoundersGareth Morgan
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An Earth Observation & Remote Sensing Data Analytics company for more sustainable production and supply of natural resources.


Generation Investment Management

FoundersAl Gore, Colin le Duc, David Blood, Mark Ferguson, Miguel Nogales, Peter Harris
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Generation Investment Management is a private equity firm focused on integrated sustainability research and client alignment.


envoPAP

FoundersKaushal Shah
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envoPAP is a Sustainable Materials Company utilizing green technology to provide agricultural waste with a second life.


Carnot

FoundersArchie Watts-Farmer, Francis Lempp, Nadiur Rahman
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Carnot is a developer of hydrogen engine used to reduce the fuel consumption and zero CO2 emissions.


Compare Ethics

FoundersAbbie Morris, James Omisakin
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The sustainable platform that makes it easy for conscious consumers to find verified sustainable products.


Globechain

FoundersMay Al-Karooni
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Globechain is a B2B reuse marketplace connecting businesses to charities, creating social impact data.


SENS Foods

FoundersDaniel Vach, Radek Husek
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SENS Foods aims to make sustainable insect protein super-tasty and the most affordable high-quality protein.


Inhabit

FoundersCameron Epstein, Holly Mckay, Sam McKay, Shoniwa Marovatsanga
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Inhabit is a web platform helping businesses achieve net zero.


DataClue

FoundersSuki Nagra, Teddy Lazebnik, Virginia Payne
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Industry experts in ESG and Climate Data Analytics – Big Data, Analytics, AI, ML, Digital Transformation and Algorithm development –


Emitwise

FoundersBenjamin Peddie, Eduardo Gómez, Mauro Cozzi
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Emitwise empowers businesses to automatically measure, report, and reduce their carbon footprint in real-time.


HELPFUL

FoundersEvan Michaels, William Hakan Hordh
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We make payments green, secure and fast.


Mandulis Energy

FoundersElizabeth Nyeko, Peter Benhur O. Nyeko
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Develops renewable energy projects in emerging markets


Quimera Energy Efficiency

FoundersCherrie Sacchetti, David García
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Energy Efficiency, ESCO, Energy Saving, Energy Service


Stuffstr

FoundersJohn Atcheson, Steve Gutmann
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Stuffstr makes recommerce a part of every retail transaction


Xworks Tech

FoundersAdrian Coutsoftides, Alexander David Hall, Electra Coutsoftides
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Xworks Tech offers AI and blockchain-powered tracking that digitise waste streams and make them available to all key market players.


ALVATECH

FoundersZac Gazit
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ALVATECH develops water treatment solutions and technology for effective farming productivity.


Farmhopping

FoundersRossi Mitova
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Farmhopping is a community-based online marketplace that connects small farms with prospective consumers.


Clim8 Invest

FoundersDuncan Grierson
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Clim8 Invest provides an app that allows individuals to invest in industries that work towards fighting climate change.


Notpla

FoundersPierre Paslier, Rodrigo García González
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Sustainable packaging made from seaweed and plants.


Greengame

FoundersCristian Parrino, Victor Tuson Palau
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Working with organisations to incentivise sustainable behaviour using automated activity detection, gamification and behavioural economics


BUG

FoundersAaron Thomas, Leopold Taylor
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BUG develops recipe kits and provides ingredients of sustainable insect meals.


junee

FoundersUnknown
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junee specializes in the circular economy, b2b2c, sustainability, lunch, reusables, and office.


Love Ocean

FoundersGabrielle Jennings
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Love Ocean develops ocean-friendly bathroom products in sustainable packaging.


Yomp

FoundersRy Morgan
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Yomp is B2B Employee-engagement platform to improve Health and Wellbeing.


DoNation

FoundersHermione Taylor
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Making sustainable living the norm with our sponsorship tool (actions not cash) and CSR programmes


JOHNNY’S

FoundersJack Gove, Thomas Salvat
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JOHNNY’S develops a vegan and sustainable condom brand option.


Avoidance of Mass Extinctions Engine

FoundersAndrew Conway, Gavin Starks, Gavin Starks
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Amee houses is a Wikipedia-style database that enables viewers to check the financial and environmental credibility of companies.


By Rotation

FoundersEshita Kabra
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The World’s First Social Fashion Rental App.


A/O PropTech

FoundersGregory Dewerpe
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Europe’s largest Proptech VC firm investing in technology companies transforming the real estate industry.


Icaruus

FoundersSimon Stanfield
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Make on demand and production using local, distributed and centralised manufacturing chains.


Carbn

FoundersJacob Bartlett, Nima Shakib
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Carbn is a gamified app that simplifies climate action.


The Crowd

FoundersUnknown
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The Crowd is a platform for the business community to share ideas and innovations.


Save Your Wardrobe

FoundersHasna Kourda, Mehdi Doghri
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FashionTech startup using AI to make Fashion more digital and sustainable


Recyclan

FoundersChime Okwuokenye, Molawa Adesuyi, Rob Holman
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Tech Enabled Plastic Recycling Company


Dropless

FoundersChristian Duncan, Mike Grindy
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On-demand Car, Wash, Valet & Servicing


Treeapp

FoundersGodefroy Harito, Jules Buker, Leo King Leong Ng
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Treeapp is a mobile app enabling anyone to plant a tree for free everyday in less than a minute.


Dai

FoundersJoanna Dai
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Dai is an innovative womenswear brand designing sustainable tailored performance wear.


Balfour Beatty

FoundersAndrew Beatty, George Balfour
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Balfour Beatty is an international infrastructure group that finances, develops, and maintains vital infrastructures that people depend on.


Azeus Convene

FoundersLee Wan Lik
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Azeus Convene is a user-friendly, digital platform for board level and senior management meetings.


PF Nexus

FoundersMike Smales, Scott Gillam
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Renewable energy & infrastructure deal origination platform


Earth Capital

FoundersStephen Lansdown
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EC is a global private equity investment manager totally focused on Sustainable Development within the climate change nexus.


ALP Technologies

FoundersUnknown
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ALP Technologies focuses on developing renewable energy technologies for the developing world.


Litfilmfest

FoundersDominic Traynor
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Litfilmfest is a U.K.-based company that utilizes video to accelerate literacy.


Verdantix

FoundersDavid Metcalfe, Rodolphe d’Arjuzon
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Verdantix is an independent research firm with expertise in digital strategies for EHS, ESG, Operational Excellence and Smart Buildings.


Counteract

FoundersAndrew Shebbeare, Andy Bonsall, Matt Isaacs
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Counteract is combating the climate crisis through insight, investment and invention in carbon removal.


Connected Kerb

FoundersUnknown
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Connected Kerb provides electric vehicle charging solutions.


Redigo

FoundersUnknown
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Redigo is a sustainability platform that with use of Machine Learning allows companies to track, analyse and act on their carbon footprint.


Lake Parime

FoundersUnknown
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Lake Parime is dedicated to developing energy efficient, long lasting infrastructure to support the decentralized computing.


Verdn

FoundersChristopher Mjelde, Rory McMeekin
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Sustainability-as-a-Service for e-commerce


Natural Capital Partners

FoundersUnknown
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Natural Capital Partners creates solutions that delivers positive impacts for the environment and society.


Arabesque Holding Ltd.

FoundersAndreas Feiner, Dominic Selwood, Hans-Robert Arndt, Omar Selim
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Arabesque is a disrupter operating at the intersection of sustainability and AI, delivering market-leading data and investment solutions.


Chrometec Capital

FoundersUnknown
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Venture Capital & Private Equity


FRUU

FoundersTerence Chung
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FRUU is a cosmetics company that specializes in turning fruit by-products into sustainable cosmetics.


Incube

FoundersRishi Chowdhury
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Incube specializes in the fields of commercial real estate, proptech, and smart buildings.


Vasanda

FoundersPeter Fen, Philip Lilliefelth
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Vasanda aims to set the standard in sustainability screening.


Buengo

FoundersAlex Hancock, Fela Hughes
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Buengo is an app that allows people to sell the stuff they don’t need anymore and donate the proceeds to good causes.


ADJOAA

FoundersPinaman Owusu-Banahene
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Your premium fashion marketplace uplifting the vision of designers of African descent.


The Unilever Foundry

FoundersJeremy Basset
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The Unilever Foundry is Unilever’s platform to connect and engage with the world’s most innovative startups.


Ecofye

FoundersUnknown
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Climate Action Advisory


Xecced

FoundersLi yang, Muhtari Adanan
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Award winning, first ever sustainability-as-a-service, ESG robo-advisor, data exchange, AI fund, inclusive future of Work & openAI institute


LocoSoco

FoundersUnknown
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Delivering products and tech with purpose whilst creating shared wealth community by community.


Axitan

FoundersUnknown
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Axitan develops a microalgae-production platform for the development of novel and safe products.


CommonVC

FoundersDhruv Boruah
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World’s first activist led impact accelerator for startups solving the world’s biggest challenges


AmoThreads

FoundersRyan Tindall
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An online marketplace connecting designers to deadstock fabrics


GoLocate

FoundersMike Miner
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GoLocate provides multi-modal fleet management and real-time visibility over their fleets, helping companies save time and money.


VABVA

FoundersUnknown
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Automates hiring and purchasing of construction and waste services


Clotho London

FoundersUnknown
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A clothing exchange platform targeted at young women, making fashion sustainable.


EcoNomad Solutions

FoundersAlexander Demenko, Ilan Adler
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EcoNomad Solutions is an agritech startup for the sustainability of smallholder farming around the world.


Crop Performance

FoundersStephanie Race
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Crop Performance provides predictive analytics for sustainable agriculture to transition growers to regenerative practices.


COGZ

FoundersSean O’Keefe
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COGZ is a trade only marketplace for surplus and imperfect produce in the food industry.


Climategames

FoundersMartin Lacey
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Join the race to save the planet


Satatland

FoundersKarishma Gupta
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Circular Fashion brand offering freedom to shop based on how often you repeat your outfits. Rent, lease or buy beautiful sustainable outfits


Acre Resources

FoundersUnknown
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Acre connects companies and people in corporate responsibility, sustainability, environment, health & safety and energy efficiency.


CorNatural

FoundersPaulo Puterman, Rodrigo Ledesma-Amaro
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CorNatural develops bio-based sustainable products to offer a range of natural products.


Digital Mycelium

FoundersVishal Modha
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New Media | Digital Agency | Sustainability | Smart Cities | Blockchain | Artificial Intelligence


AHF

FoundersUnknown
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AHF is a registered charity foundation that specialized itself in the conservation and sustainable re-use of historic buildings at risk.

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