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BusinessCloud can reveal its EnviroTech 50 innovation ranking for 2022.

Readers of the online technology publication and an independent judging panel have together decided the 50 companies blazing a technology trail in green technology.

The EnviroTech 50 – supported by digital transformation experts Sputnik Digital – celebrates businesses of all sizes creating original technology for use in green energy, to protect the environment and boost sustainability.

London-based Foodsteps, a platform for discovering, labelling & reducing the environmental footprint of food, tops the ranking.

In second spot is Nottingham-based Cheesecake, inventor of long-duration energy storage technology, with Belfast company CATAGEN, an emissions testing & data firm, third.

Pavegen (Cambridge) and The Modern Milkman (Manchester) complete the top five.

Exeter’s Value Xd, in seventh spot, has developed an analytical ecosystem for ESG/impact assessment and reporting.

Use cases for its Value Xd Impact platform include stock exchanges and regulatory agencies; asset managers and investment firms; ESG data providers and rating agencies; plus corporations and companies.

HIT Energy Services (Lincoln), SustainIQ (Belfast), Topolytics (Edinburgh) and Provenance (London) also made the top 10.

The ranking in full:


BusinessCloud called on its readers to vote for companies from the 93-strong shortlist and saw hundreds of votes pour in.

A combination of these votes and choices from an independent judging panel determined the top 50. 

The judging panel was comprised of:  

  • Craig Melson, associate director for climate, environment and sustainability, techUK
  • Lubomila Jordanova, co-founder, GreenTech Alliance
  • David Pugh, head of sustainability, Digital Catapult
  • Jonathan Symcox, editor, BusinessCloud