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Kentaro Kawamori Honored as Gold Stevie® Award Winner in 2023 American Business Awards®

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July 27, 2023
April 27, 2023
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TEMPE, AZ: April 27, 2023 – Kentaro Kawamori was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award as the Technology Executive of the Year in The 21st Annual American Business Awards® today.

More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Thought Leader of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Kentaro Kawamori was nominated in the Technology Executive of the Year category. 

“Kentaro Kawamori's innovative leadership as the co-founder of Persefoni is truly remarkable. His vision for democratizing global access to emission measurement solutions has led to the creation of a new multibillion dollar climate tech industry whose software is fast becoming vital to the bottom line of enterprises globally” comments a participating judge. Adding “Persefoni's enterprise-scale platform for carbon accounting and management is simplifying the technical complexity of carbon accounting, enabling more accurate carbon footprint calculations, and becoming a trusted partner to enterprises and financial institutions globally. Kentaro and Persefoni are at the forefront of enabling the transformation of businesses across all sectors to combat the greatest threat facing humanity-climate change.” 

“On behalf of my colleagues and our partners, I am honored to be recognized for our market-leading Climate Management & Accounting Platform,” said Kentaro Kawamori, Co-Founder & CEO of Persefoni. “We founded Persefoni with a simple, but significant, goal to provide organizations software that enables them to manage their carbon footprint and climate transactions with the same rigor and confidence as they manage their financial transactions. We will continue to innovate, collaborate across sectors, advise global regulatory agencies, and guide our clients towards a decarbonized future.”

More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“It is very gratifying for us to be able to recognize the achievements of such a wide variety of organizations, teams, and individuals in the 21st ABAs, and we look forward to bringing them together in New York on June 13 to celebrate with them,” said Maggie Miller, president of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2023 Stevie winners are available at    

About Persefoni

Persefoni’s Climate Management & Accounting Platform (CMAP) provides businesses, financial institutions, and governmental agencies the software fabric for managing their organization’s climate-related data, disclosures, and performance with the same level of rigor and confidence as their financial reporting systems. The company’s software enables users to simplify the calculation of their carbon footprint, identify decarbonization strategies and perform climate trajectory modeling aligned to temperature rise scenarios set forth by the Paris Agreement, and benchmark their impact by region, sector, and/or peer groups.

For more information about Persefoni, please visit

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