Sustainable Nation is the sum of the parts. We achieve successes by delivering activities across several pillars – finance, enterprise, skills and resource efficiency and through the following programmes.

Year of Sustainable Business 2018

An initiative to mobilise private sector investment and innovation into Ireland’s low carbon future.


Leadership development programme for companies developing resource efficiency products or services.

Climate-KIC Accelerator

Cleantech accelerator with a focus on climate impact. 18-month programme, divided in 3 stages.


ClimateLaunchpad is the world’s largest cleantech business idea competition.


Essentially a hackathon focused on finding solutions to major urban climate challenges.


IdeasPad is an “innovator-enablement” programme.

Docklands 21

Docklands 21 is Sustainable Nation’s resource efficiency initiative.

African Leadership Programme

Exploring the development of an African Leadership for the Financing of Clean Energy programme.


A platform for policy makers, capital providers and intermediaries to advance sustainable & responsible investing.


Free one day workshop that will give anyone with a green idea the tools to develop the idea further.