Markets and distributes environmentally friendly fuel-efficient cook stoves.
Sustaintech offers different types of wood-burning stoves tailored to the needs and cooking habits of small-scale commercial cooks in India. As the company’s PYRO stoves require 40 % less ﬁrewood than conventional models, and have chimneys, they save costs, help to protect the health of their users and improve productivity. Sustaintech has PYRO Distribution Centres in strategic locations. It markets stoves directly to customers and offers commissions to customers successfully promoting PYRO stoves to their peers. It also collaborates with ﬁnancing institutions providing ﬂexible loans.
Sustaintech India Pvt. Ltd leads the enterprise, marketing, distributing and servicing the cookstoves.
TIDE develops the technology and supports Sustaintech through quality assurance, training and technical advice for manufacturers and salespeople.
Villgro provided the initial ﬁnancing and now mentors Sustaintech and provides close support for business development.
The 2013 SEED Low Carbon Awards are supported by the International Climate Initiative (ICI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU).