Pawan Mehra

Member Since 2021

Pawan Mehra

Co-founder and Managing Director

cKinetics Inc

San Francisco Bay Area

Pawan is a co-founder of cKinetics, a global sustainability advisory firm, and of cKers Finance, a Sustainability finance specialist. Based in Silicon Valley, he is a systems-thinker who believes that scarcity of resources and climate change are catalyzing creation of newer business models as well as disrupting several industries. Pawan is passionate about bringing about change through market-driven-interventions which have been themes in the organizations he is involved with. Prior to co-founding cKinetics, he has been involved in building and scaling early-stage ventures, first as a venture capital investor in his early career with GVFL and McKenna Capital and, since then, as an entrepreneur with Parsec Interact and Intellecap. He has also been involved with innovative impact-making organizations in their formative years. He has served on the founding boards of the Global Impact Investing Network, Mam Movies and Give Foundation. He continues to advise a number of companies in Asia and the US.


  • Sustainability Finance
  • Carbon markets
  • Sustainability strategy


March 4th, 2022

The energy merchants of tomorrow

We are entering an era where renewables are rapidly growing—both renewable electricity and biofuels. Who will be the energy merchants of tomorrow?

January 20th, 2022

Our loved apparel and textiles: increasingly contributing to climate change

As climate becomes increasingly central to consumers' and investors' interests, the transformation of this sector is inevitable. 

January 6th, 2022

12 in-demand technical hires leaders want to make in 2022

As companies seek to win the war for tech talent, here are the positions business leaders want to fill in the new year.

December 20th, 2021

Want to reduce costs? Explore 15 overlooked business areas 

While most business owners turn to areas like marketing and IT to cut their budget, there are plenty of other places to find and eliminate "wasteful" spending.


cKinetics Inc

We are a global team of specialists across multiple disciplines who have come together to develop solutions that are sustainable for the planet and are profitable. Our approach continues to be driven with the belief that we are in the midst of a changing economic order both on the production and consumption front that will necessitate the emergence of a Sustainability Economy.


  • Sustainability
  • Clean Energy
  • CleanTech


Corporate leadership