GVR Report cover Green Technology And Sustainability Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Green Technology And Sustainability Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Component (Solution, Services), By Technology (IoT, Digital Twin, Cloud Computing, Blockchain), By Application, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68039-945-7
  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2017 - 2020
  • Industry: Technology

Report Overview

The global green technology and sustainability market size was valued at USD 13.28 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.4% from 2022 to 2030. The industry is expected to grow as environmental awareness and concern about global warming rise among organizations and individuals. Green technology uses various forms of sustainable energy to safeguard the environment. Solar panels, LED lighting, wind energy, vertical farming, electric vehicles, and composting are a few examples of green technologies.

Asia Pacific green technology and sustainability market size, by technology, 2020 - 2030 (USD Billion)

Furthermore, several countries worldwide employ green technologies to manage and recycle waste from industry and households. Green technology also aids enterprises in reducing emissions, conserving water, reducing waste, and using less energy than traditional technology. These advantages of sustainable technology have a substantial impact on its global adoption.

Nations worldwide are focusing on technological improvements to deliver more sustainable solutions. With the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the EU aims to speed up its green transition to lessen its reliance on Russian fossil resources. For instance, the European Commission is expected to propose a new legislative package to increase renewable energy use and energy savings, albeit it will continue to rely on gas imported from other nations. It will also shorten the license processing time for renewable energy projects, which will not exceed one year.

Solar and wind farms bear a high capital cost of construction and installation. On the contrary, solar and wind farms are inexpensive because their fuel is free and maintenance is minimal; thus, most of the money is spent on developing technology-based products or solutions. Carbon footprint management, air quality monitoring, and air and water pollution monitoring are just a few applications where cutting-edge technologies like Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and analytics need significant maintenance costs.

For example, when it comes to air quality monitoring software, which is used to analyze and test air quality parameters, detecting chemical and biological components from the air necessitates advanced cutting technologies, such as gas sensors and PCR-based biosensors, which are both expensive.

The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic in March 2020, putting numerous countries into lockdown. The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the green technology and sustainability business. Over the forecasted timeframe, altering consumer choices and behavior due to the changing worldwide pandemic environment will have a significant impact on the growth of the market.

Reduced carbon emissions, improved solar energy output, increased rainfall received, and growing use cases of various technologies throughout various industrial verticals during the pandemic may result in expanded green technology use. Furthermore, a greater emphasis on environmental protection across many businesses will benefit the green technology and sustainability market.

Component Insights

The solution segment led the market in 2021 and accounted for over 68.0% share of the global revenue. Solution and services constitute the component section. The solution segment is expected to account for a more significant market share during the forecast period. The environment has been continuously exploited since the advent of globalization and innovative advancement.

Emerging technologies provide new opportunities for green technology and sustainable development, considering social, economic, and environmental factors. As a result, increasing awareness of technology's detrimental influence on the environment is a primary driver of green technology and sustainability solutions adoption across verticals worldwide, propelling the market growth.

For instance, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is increasing its efforts to support businesses of all sizes to transition into more sustainable business models. Around USD one trillion has been committed to financing sustainable businesses and developing climate solutions to help protect the growth of future enterprises.

Technology Insights

The IoT segment led the market in 2021 and accounted for over 40.0% share of the global revenue. Other technology segments of the market include IoT, AI and analytics, cloud computing, digital twin, security, and blockchain. A relatively new concept, green computing, is reducing energy consumption and carbon footprint by manufacturers, data centers, and end-users by designing and manufacturing computers, chips, and other technology components to reduce carbon emissions.

Choosing sustainably sourced raw materials, eliminating electronic waste, and promoting sustainability through renewable resources are all part of green computing. Several firms are also utilizing blockchain to make energy networks more accessible and sustainable by encouraging real-time data exchange.

Energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining has increased carbon emissions, and blockchain has the potential to drive green technology innovation. The blockchain technology category is predicted to have the most significant market size during the forecast period. The cloud's ability to provide real-time remote access to data via sensors, satellite photos, and the weather has contributed to this expansion.

According to the World Economic Forum, the launch of Ethereum 2.0 and the transition from a proof of work (PoW) to a proof of stake (PoS) consensus model for blockchain is expected to consume 99.0% less energy. PoS requires lesser hardware than PoW, and the amount of energy needed to support safe transactions will decrease.

Application Insights

The green building segment led the market in 2021 and accounted for over 20.0% share of the global revenue. Green building, also known as sustainable building, is the practice of designing and implementing processes and structures that are environmentally resource-efficient and responsible throughout the lifecycle of a building, from site selection to design, maintenance, construction, operation, renovation, and deconstruction.

Global green technology and sustainability market share, by application, 2021 (%)

The practice incorporates characteristics of economy, durability, usability, and comfort into traditional building design. Energy and water efficiency, and resource efficiency, are key factors to be considered while designing a green building.

For instance, Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd., a high-end equipment manufacturing firm, promoted Earth Day 2022 with specific steps for the construction machinery industry's green development. Zoomlion is leading the way in developing eco-friendly, energy-efficient products and building sustainable manufacturing in response to requests for bold, inventive, and widespread measures for the world.

Zoomlion's new energy AWP offers significant benefits in carbon emissions reduction, environmental conservation, and increased operational capabilities and accounted for 60% of AWP sales in 2021, with a prominent presence in 18 high-end markets. They were marketed in 58 countries and regions.

Regional Insights

North America accounted for the largest revenue share of above 39.0% in 2021 and is expected to pose new business opportunities over the forecast period. It can be attributed to investments and initiatives in the green environment. For instance, the North American Climate, Energy, and Environment Partnership encourage governments to adopt more sustainable policies and to purchase more renewable energy and electric vehicles as needed.

Additionally, in partnership with the International Renewable Energy Agency, as part of a long-term global initiative, Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. are launching a Trilateral North American initiative to assist isolated, remote, and indigenous communities in transitioning to clean, renewable, and reliable energy sources.

Vendors are concentrating their efforts on R&D and the integration of innovative technologies to address the challenges of climate change and rising pollution, emissions, and waste. The APAC region is predicted to be an attractive investment market, with a significant CAGR during the forecast period. This expansion is due to growing countries like India, China, and India focusing on integrating new technologies to improve business operations.

For instance, India hosted the Huawei APAC Digital Power Green Energy Summit 2022. In addition to discussing green development trends, the Forum offered a forum where industry experts, policymakers, and sustainability practitioners explored opportunities to accelerate the energy transition.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

To obtain a competitive advantage, the major market competitors concentrate on developments, innovation, and acquisitions. For instance, in May 2022, MetaVerse Green Exchange and Red Dot Analytics are partnering to launch carbon-neutral data center operations powered by AI and blockchain. The partnership will assess and mitigate the carbon footprint of data centers in tropical areas, ensuring that data center operations are sustainable in the future. Data centers solely account for 7.0% of India's power usage, primarily based on natural gas, forcing a freeze on new data center projects since 2019 due to mounting environmental concerns.

Companies constantly invest resources in researching and developing new technologies and features. In May 2022, Bio Town Ag and lenders partnered with Green Rock Energy Partners LLC and acquired a share in Bio Town Biogas LLC, a renewable energy producer venturing into sustainable natural gas. The company aims to upgrade one of the largest and most cost-effective renewable natural gas and energy projects worldwide. As a part of the circular economy, Green Rock invests in, builds, buys, and operates environmentally sound and commercially successful enterprises and infrastructure through equity capital. Some prominent players in the global green technology and sustainability market include:

  • General Electric

  • Wolters Kluwer N.V. 

  • Salesforce, Inc.

  • Microsoft

  • Schneider Electric

  • Engie Impact

  • Cority (Enviance)

  • Sensus, a Xylem brand

  • LO3 Energy

  • CropX Inc.

Green Technology And Sustainability Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2022

USD 15.85 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 79.65 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 22.4% from 2022 to 2030

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2017 - 2020

Forecast period

2022 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2022 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Component, technology, application, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; South America; MEA

Country scope

U.S; Canada; Mexico; Germany; U.K.; France; China; India; Japan; Brazil

Key companies profiled

General Electric; Wolters Kluwer N.V.; Salesforce, Inc.; Microsoft; Schneider Electric; Engie Impact; Cority (Enviance); Sensus, a Xylem brand; LO3 Energy; CropX Inc.

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at the global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2017 to 2030. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global green technology and sustainability market report based on component, technology, application, and region:

  • Component Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Solution

    • Services

      • Consulting

      • Integration and Technology

      • Support and Maintenance

  • Technology Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Internet of Things (IoT)

    • AI and Analytics

    • Digital Twin

    • Cloud Computing

    • Blockchain

    • Others

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • Green Building

    • Carbon Footprint Management

    • Air and Water Pollution Monitoring

    • Weather Monitoring and Forecasting

    • Fire Detection

    • Crop Monitoring

    • Soil Condition/Moisture Monitoring

    • Forest Monitoring

    • Sustainable Mining and Exploration

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2017 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • U.K.

      • France

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

      • India

    • South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

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