VenturePad is more than just a business
VenturePad is committed to building a supportive and sustainable community with a positive social impact.
One of the projects we launched was Marin's first Sustainable Enterprise Conference (SEC Marin), on Oct 26 at Embassy Suites in San Rafael. More info at www.greenmarin.biz.
SEC Marin's mission: To educate and work with North Bay enterprises and the local community integrating environmental responsibility, sustainable business practices and economic and social equity issues to ensure a high quality life for future generations.
Entrepreneurial spirit (risk taking, new opportunities and products/services, growth, progress)
Innovation (new business, sustainable and economic models and approaches)
Collaboration between members, public and private entities and nonprofits toward community benefit
Professional and Peer Support of Members
Increasing Productivity of individuals and teams
Committed to building a supportive and sustainable community with a positive social impact
FUN! Life is too short! Let's enjoy the ride!!
Launch 15-25 companies/year via the Incubator, and offer startup and scaling business funding.
Model practices that we champion by being a carbon neutral, certified Green business, while operating with a near zero waste stream.
Launch Marin's first Sustainable Enterprise Conference (happening on Oct 26!), greenmarin.biz.
Develop community-driven impact initiatives fostering public-private collaboration, and technology leverage and social outreach;
- climate change
- clean energy
- healthy food and sustainable agriculture
- affordable housing
- traffic/low carbon transport
- natural resource conservation and land use.
Our Commitment to Sustainability
Sustainability Scorecard - Walking Our Talk
VenturePad is a registered Benefit Corp, and operates with low environmental impact and high social impact.
As a Zero Waste facility, less than 5% of our waste will go to landfill
We are a Marin Clean Energy Deep Green commercial customer, with 100% of our energy sourced through renewable sources.
We report our carbon footprint and sustainability performance.