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Democracy Energy & Green Tech Media & Marketing Sustainable Development Goals

You Can’t Beat Climate Change Without Tackling Disinformation

Over more than a century, PR firms built and fine-tuned a machine to deceive the public. (From the Covering Climate Now series.)   More

Bio & Life Sciences Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals

Amyris at COP26: Sustainability on a Molecular Level

This company synthesizes engineering, design, and biology to make abundant that which is scarce in nature. Its chief sustainability officer explains how environmental responsibility is built into its DNA.   More

Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

Piloting Big Technologies On a Tiny Scottish Island

The Orkney Islands may seem like the end of the earth, but hydrogen power projects launched there could help usher in a new era for marine transportation.   More

Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals

Young People Are Watching, and They’re Pissed Off

The cracks are appearing in modern capitalism. Today, young people are demanding that corporations put saving the planet before profits. Will corporate bosses listen?   More

Cities Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals

Can Better Town-Gown Relations Help Save the Planet?

What if universities collaborated with their local communities with the goal of helping cities become more resilient and sustainable? That idea is being tested in Exeter, England.   More

Innovation Startup Culture Sustainable Development Goals

Glasgow Dispatch: Startup Funding Encourages Sustainability

While the U.S. is awash in venture capital and has an abundance of startup competitions, in many corners of the world such investment money is scarce. The lesson for people who believe innovation can help save the planet: Put up, or shut up.   More

Energy & Green Tech Policy Sustainable Development Goals

Water & Climate: Wicked Problem Meets Threat Multiplier

Water insecurity due to climate change has the potential to uproot nearly every aspect of modern society: food production, urban and rural settlements, energy production, industrial development, economic growth, and natural ecosystems.   More

Business Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals

COP26: What Businesses Should Expect To Come Out Of The Climate Summit

Perhaps the most important outcome from COP26, if it is even halfway successful, will be a reframing of the economic climate. Businesses need to think of sustainability not as added value but as a core principle of what they do.   More

Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

SustainChain: a Collaboration Platform for Do-Gooders

At COP26, representatives from small island nations will discuss becoming producers of ocean thermal energy. This important development became possible in part through a new collaboration tech platform, SustainChain.   More

Energy & Green Tech Government Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

COP26: Let’s Pivot to Save the Planet

Policy changes and society-wide investments are critical to address climate change, but we can’t depend only on nations. Community and grassroots initiatives are urgently required. The first of a COP26 series exploring some already underway.   More

Energy & Green Tech Sustainable Development Goals Tech & Society

Can We Make Fashion Truly Sustainable?

The future of sustainable fashion is exciting. But the most responsible thing anyone can do is not buy new clothes, says our teenage correspondent.   More

Society Techonomy Events

Harnessing Tech for Responsible Growth

At a time when some governments are taking a step back from leading social progress, businesses are beginning to lean in. There is much work to be done, and much to be gained by those who take it on. Read further and join us in New York on May 8 and 9 for the continued conversation.   More

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Niall Dunne with David Kirkpatrick at WEF 2017

Chief Sustainability Officer of BT Group, Niall Dunne sat down with Chief Techonomist David Kirkpatrick for a chat at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.   More

Energy & Green Tech Jobs Manufacturing

Deloitte’s Chris Park: 3D Printing for Cleaner and Leaner U.S. Manufacturing

Revitalizing manufacturing is essential to U.S. economic recovery, but it’s not clear yet how this new phase might look. One thing is certain: it won’t look anything thing like manufacturing did 15 or even 5 years ago. PARC CEO Stephen Hoover has spoken at Techonomy events about how innovations like 3D printing and crowdsourcing can drive a paradigm shift in manufacturing. But can a new American manufacturing approach also be eco-friendly? Techonomy spoke with Chris Park, a principal at Deloitte who helps clients with their environmental, social, and sustainability performance, about how next-generation manufacturing technology could reduce environmental impact and bring jobs back to the U.S.   More