Recognizing Outstanding Impact

The global EnergyTech community impressed us once again this year, with each startup demonstrating exceptional commitment and creativity in developing and implementing solutions in their sub-sector. Our 18 remarkable finalists are currently pitching their innovations to our judging panel, before six winners are announced in October.

The Prize

Our past winners hail from all over the world, making a truly global impact on the energy industry across the areas of decarbonization, data, supply & trading, customer experience, transport and digital marketing. Who will be next on our 2023 Energy Champions list?

2022 Winners
  • Best CleanTech: phelas (DE)
  • Best Use of Data & Insights Solution: GoCodeGreen (UK)
  • Best Digital Marketing Solution: Switchd (UK)
  • Best Network, Transport or Distribution Solution: IONATE (UK)
  • Best Smart City Solutions: Solskin (CH)
  • Best Solution Energy Trading: SAMAWATT (CH)
  • Best Standout Performer: GoCodeGreen (UK)
2021 Winners

The Prize

In addition to receiving our coveted sustainable trophy, we’ll help grow winning startups with:

  • A one-to-one advisory session with a member of our judging panel
  • A workshop with Publicis Sapient, with advice on scaling and accelerating your product or solution
  • Paid media coverage by Publicis Sapient for additional reach
  • Startup corner at VivaTech 2024

“The global energy landscape is facing new challenges triggered by mounting strain on the grid, evolving consumer preferences and the pressure to turn toward renewables. This year, we were looking for energy startups with cutting-edge solutions that address these challenges in their sub-sectors and address specific cross-sector issues. The EnergyTech community did not disappoint, as we received an overwhelming number of remarkable entries from all over the world, and we look forward to toasting our winners in October.”

Joe Tabita, Energy Leader, EMEA & APAC, Publicis Sapient
The Prize

2023 Award
Our 2023 categories were curated to address the top challenges our experts had identified across the industry—and the solutions urgently required to overcome them.
for Utilities
Green solutions to reduce utilities’ emissions and improve the sustainability of their operations.
for Agriculture
Environment-first solutions to improve productivity and reduce agribusinesses’ environmental impact.
for Energy
Keeping oil and gas operations clean while enhancing operational efficiency and safety.
Transforming operations by adopting renewables integration, waste reduction and decarbonization.
Delighting customers with solutions that enhance their overall experience.
Supply &
Moving supply & trading operations forwards through efficiency, profitability and risk management.
An extraordinary innovation selected from all entries that deserves special recognition.

Judging Panel
The Publicis Sapient 2023 Global EnergyTech Awards are judged by a carefully selected panel of industry leaders.
Meet our judges below.
Damian Bunyan CIO, Uniper
Devrim Celal CEO, KrakenFlex
Francesco Romeo Head of Digital and IT for Gas, LNG and Renewables, Eni
Jason Gislason Chief Digital Officer, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Joe Tabita Energy Leader, EMEA & APAC, Publicis Sapient
Milind Godbole Global Energy Lead, Publicis Sapient
Sandeep Parmar General Manager, Digital Platforms & Operations, Suncor

The Prize
Energy at
Publicis Sapient

For 30 years, we’ve partnered with large-scale energy organizations to lead the industry in digital transformation across the supply chain–from generation production and distribution to trading, supply and retail.

Now, through the Global EnergyTech Awards, we’re focusing on the disruptors that inspire us to stay relevant as demands change.

At a time when the industry is going through significant change, and the transition to a carbon-zero future is underway, energy companies will increasingly have to partner with innovators like these in order to scale-up the skills and technology required to reach both their own and global net-zero goals. As a recognized leader of new technologies, we are proud to bring the best ideas and talent together, leading the charge in this shift to a cleaner, greener world.