An initiative for technological innovations and solutions
that can create and enhance sustainability impact
across sectors and businesses.

About the program

Accenture Sustainability Value Accelerator aims to accelerate and support 8 to 10 startups with technology solutions that can help businesses to identify & analyse risks, patterns, and opportunities, or to deliver & measure efficiency & efficacy of products, systems, operations, decisions to achieve and enhance sustainability.

Focus Areas

Sustainable Value Chains

Technologies that provide closed loop systems to minimize or reduce the resource wastages and enable longer usage of products, equipment, infrastructure, and other available resources.

Transition to Net Zero

Technological solutions that combine designs, methods, business tools towards staying net positive and improving better production and usage of energy.

Sustainable Technology

Solutions that use cloud technologies efficiently and support responsible migration to the digital ecosystem, with a proactive approach to minimize minimal carbon footprint, enhance energy saving and make energy consumption more efficient.

Sustainability Measurement & Analytics

Solutions that help in diagnosing & defining operation and financial risks of decisions and subsequently better measure & analyze its ESG impacts on the business and the environment.


Seed investment of INR 40 Lacs for each selected startup

Customised and one-on-one business advisory support

Access to CIIE.CO & Accenture network of experts, partners, & early adopters

Cloud credit worth $5,000 from different service partners

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants need to match the following:

  • You have a startup entity registered and based in India.
  • You are working in any of the mentioned focus areas.
  • Your innovative product / solution is ready for commercialization.


Supporting Partners

Frequently Asked Questions

About Us


CIIE.CO is The Innovation Continuum. This continuum spreads across incubation, acceleration, seed and growth funding, and research. Founded at IIM Ahmedabad in 2002, as an academic centre, CIIE.CO has grown and pivoted to include acceleration, incubation, investment, research and publication. Overall, we have aimed at filling the multiple, ever-evolving gaps in the Indian innovation-driven entrepreneurship space in many ways. Among various initiatives, CIIE.CO has conceptualised and hosted India’s first accelerator, created India’s first and so far the only cleantech-focused fund, accelerated over 1000 entrepreneurs, invested in over 160 startups, inspired over a million with their publications, including Stay Hungry Stay Foolish.

All the initiatives on the innovation continuum are aimed at supporting fearless, innovation-driven entrepreneurs. Working with like-minded partners like corporates, government agencies, investors and academia, helps us push harder towards co-creating exponential change.

Know more


At Accenture, our purpose is to deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity. And there are fewer things with greater promise than sustainability—it unlocks new opportunities for our clients, our partners, and our people, and for the places where we do business. Sustainability spans environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, from transitioning to a zero-carbon economy to human rights to inclusion and diversity. So we have made sustainability one of our greatest responsibilities—not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because we believe that it will create the most powerful force for change in our generation.

Learn more about how Accenture is powering sustainability and driving new value and growth.

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