CAPTURING CARBON FOR PLANET AND PROFIT
CO2 and other greenhouse gases (GHG) represent an existential threat to our planet. We must reduce our production of the gases that are disrupting climate and our ecosystems. GHG’s already produced will remain in our atmosphere for hundreds of years and continue to degrade our environment, unless we are able to remove them.
Carbon Upcycling Technologies (“CUT”) was formed to use the pollution of today to build the materials of tomorrow by converting CO2 gas into solid products. CUT sells advanced solid products derived from greenhouse emissions and cheaply available solids. Since 2014, CUT has scaled its ability to capture CO2 emissions from point sources, such as power plants, by over a million times. CUT has used the extracted CO2 to make plastics, coatings, epoxy, adhesives, concrete, lithium-ion battery, pharmaceutical industries, and consumer products.
CUT has received many awards for their work and are continuing the development of other new technologies. Join us to learn more about the technology and business behind this exciting Calgary-based carbon utilization company!
Speaker: Madison Savilow
Madison Savilow is a born and raised Calgarian, passionate about entrepreneurialism, cleantech, and the environment. In 2019, she graduated from the University of Calgary with a BComm in Accounting and a BA (Hons) in Sociology. She studied abroad at the University of Glasgow for two semesters and interned at the US Peace Corps Headquarters in Washington, DC. She spoke at TEDxYouth@VictoriaPark on the importance of maintaining hope during the climate crisis. Madison joined the World Economic Forum's Global Shaper program in which she co-leads the Calgary hub's Climate Action Team and is part of the Global Advanced Manufacturing Council. She currently serves as Chief of Staff at Carbon Upcycling Technologies.
Waste ofToday, BuildingTomorrow
Coordinators: Joe Boivin or Tom Jack
Date: Tuesday, February 2