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Hg Capital: Integral Role of Research and Technological Advancements in Achieving Net-Zero Goals

Energy House 2.0 is supported by partners of Hg, which is a leading investor in European and transatlantic software and services businesses.

Hg invests in and supports business that supply critical software applications or workflow services, delivering a more automated workplace for their customers.

This industry is characterised by digitization trends that are in early stages of adoption and are set to transform the workplace for professionals over decades to come. Hg’s support combines deep end-market knowledge with world class operational resources, together providing compelling support to entrepreneurial leaders looking to scale their business – businesses that are well invested, enduring and serve their customers well.

With a vast European network and strong presence across North America, Hg backs 50 businesses, worth over $135 billion aggregate enterprise value, with over 100,000 employees, consistently growing revenues at more than 20% annually.

A spokesperson at Hg, said: ‘As a technology investor we’re big believers in progress through innovation. Research and technology advancements are going to be a significant part of any net-zero aspirations.  It’s great to see the University of Salford facilitating unique and specialised research, that has the potential to pave the way for a more sustainable and energy-efficient future. We are proud to support a transformative project at the cutting edge of progressing low carbon and net zero housing.’