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Aclima Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

Aclima CEO Davida Herzl Named 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at 2018 Builders + Innovators Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, October 17, 2018 – Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Aclima CEO Davida Herzl as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2018 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.

Goldman Sachs selected Ms. Herzl as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the three-day event. Ms. Davida Herzl is the CEO and co-founder of Aclima, a pioneer in the field of environmental intelligence addressing the urgent global need for hyperlocal, actionable information about air pollution and climate emissions. Under Ms. Herzl’s leadership, Aclima has developed a groundbreaking sensing platform that combines cloud computing and machine learning to make sense of the invisible world around us, at scales never before possible and at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods. This new approach creates transformative opportunities for increasing the resilience of our communities, cities, and industries.  

“You can’t manage what you don’t measure. Aclima is delivering an entirely new class of data about the quality of our environment at the street level and on a global scale. As we address this critical gap in data about hyperlocal air quality and climate change emissions, Aclima’s Environmental Intelligence platform is helping industry, governments, and society at large, manage climate-related risk and make smarter decisions in service of human and planetary health,” said Aclima CEO Davida Herzl. “It’s an honor to be recognized as one of Goldman Sach’s 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2018. I’m excited for the opportunities that Builders + Innovators unlocks to accelerate Aclima’s mission and create a healthier, more environmentally intelligent world.”

“A dynamic economy depends on dynamic entrepreneurs who disrupt industries and occasionally give birth to entirely new sectors,” said David M. Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs. “The purpose of Builders + Innovators is to support emerging leaders in their quests to innovate faster in order to grow their ideas. We are pleased to recognize Davida Herzl as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2018.”

For nearly 150 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.

About Aclima

Aclima delivers hyperlocal air quality data and insights, at block-by-block resolution. We combine leading-edge sensor technology, climate science, enterprise software and machine learning to generate high-resolution maps of emissions across pollutants  –– from CO2 and methane to particulate matter. Translating real-time data into environmental intelligence, Aclima transforms how we understand and manage our communities, cities, and industries to improve human and planetary health. Aclima is a 2017 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, as well as one of the prestigious 2018 Global Cleantech 100 companies. Aclima is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit www.aclima.io.

ContactGoldman Sachs: Andrew Williams at Andrew.Williams@gs.com | Aclima: Kim Hunter at Kim.Hunter@aclima.io