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SOMERVILLE, Mass. and HOUSTON, Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26 and chart the world's path toward a decarbonized future, climatetech entrepreneurs, investors, corporate leaders, advocates, and enthusiasts are gathering at Greentown Labs' 2021 Climatetech Summit to celebrate climate action at work. Focused on empowering the climate technologies of tomorrow, the summit will take place in-person at Greentown's incubators in Somerville, Mass. and Houston, TX, and via livestream.

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HOUSTON and SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greentown Labs, the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, today announced Lara Cottingham will serve as the organization's Chief of Staff. For the past seven years, Cottingham served as the City of Houston's Chief Sustainability Officer and the Chief of Staff for the City's Administration and Regulatory Affairs (ARA) Department. As Greentown's Chief of Staff, Cottingham will oversee the day-to-day operations and communications for Greentown's Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Emily Reichert, along with key stakeholder engagements and strategic initiatives for the incubator.

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SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greentown Labs, the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, Saint-Gobain, a multinational manufacturer and distributor of high-performance materials, and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), an economic development agency dedicated to accelerating the clean energy sector across the state, have selected five startups for the Healthy Buildings Challenge that are developing technologies that advance building sustainability and wellbeing for building occupants. The latest iteration of the Greentown Launch corporate partnerships accelerator, the Healthy Buildings Challenge is focused on solutions that optimize for the health of people and the climate and aims to foster collaboration between Saint-Gobain and the participating startups, with support from MassCEC.

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SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greentown Labs, the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, today announced three new board members, Katherine Hamilton, Chair of 38 North Solutions; Dawn James, U.S. Director of Sustainability and Environmental Services at Microsoft; and Kathleen Theoharides, Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA). Greentown's Board of Directors appointed Alicia Barton, CEO of FirstLight Power to Board Chair. These public and private sector clean energy and climate leaders will provide strategic direction and guidance to Greentown as the incubator furthers its mission and expands its climate impact over the next 10 years.