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Action2020- A sustainable development business plan for Earth
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In this video, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) presents its groundbreaking new Action2020 plan. Based on science, Action2020 sets the agenda for business action on sustainable development to address the most urgent needs of life on planet Earth.


This Action2020 video, which was first launched at the WBCSD's Council meeting in Istanbul in November 2013, features the voices of active WBCSD members, including Syngenta CEO Mike Mack, Unilever CEO and WBCSD Council Chairman Paul Polman, Toshiba Chairman Atsutoshi Nishida, ERM CEO John Alexander and DNV CEO Henrik Madsen. Published on Mar 10, 2014

EarthSayers Mike Mack; Henrik Madson; Paul Polman
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What's In Your Food? Telespec Innovation
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In this video, Stephen Watson and Isabel Hoffmann show how far TellSpec has progressed in just 3 months since the beginning of the Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign on Oct 2013. In terms of size, usability, portability, user interface and input for the scanner and the app. Published on Dec 31, 2013

EarthSayers Isabel Hoffmann; Stephen Watson
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A Brighter Future
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Uploaded on Nov 30, 2009

Suranjini Kumar, a homemaker, relates how she has taken advantage D.Light, possible through the advances in light emitting diode (LED) technology, moving from oil lamps and matches to bright light in her home.

The Challenge: More than 1.5 billion people in the world live without access to electricity. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals identify electricity as essential to eradicating poverty, calling for 500 million more people to be electrified by 2015. Many households rely on kerosene lanterns and candles to meet their lighting needs, but these light sources are expensive, hazardous, polluting and produce low-quality light.

Many thanks to Jamie Billet for his tireless efforts producing this video and Raina Kumra and Vineet & Abha Agrwal for their help with translations.

EarthSayers Jamie Billet; Suranjini Kumar
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Jacqueline Novogratz and The Acumen Fund More Details
The Capitalist's Dilemma by Clayton Christensen
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Published on Sep 25, 2013

Empowering Innovation drives job creation.

One of the world's most influential business thinkers Professor Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School visits the RSA to explain how countries and companies can become more successful innovators, and create new, robust sources of growth.

Speaker: Clayton M. Christensen, Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and author of "The Innovator's Dilemma". Discussant: Tom Hulme, Design Director at IDEO in London and Managing Director of OpenIDEO and OIEngine - IDEO's open innovation enterprises.

Chaired by Rohan Silva, entrepreneur-in-residence at Index Ventures, and former senior policy adviser to the Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street.

To purchase his book from Amazon, just click on th image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.

 

EarthSayer Clayton Christensen
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Janine Benyus at the Circular Economy 100 Annual Summit
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Janine Benyus shares insights from nature in her presentation on the Biomimicry design philosophy.

Janine Benyus is a biologist, innovation consultant, and author oInnovation Inspired by Naturef six books, including Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature.

The Circular Economy 100 is a global platform bringing together leading companies, emerging innovators and regions to accelerate the transition to a circular economy over a 1000-day (3 year) period. The Annual Summit was held Wednesday 19 June 2013.

To order her book, Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, from Amazon, click on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.

 

EarthSayer Janine Benyrus
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Potable Water Generator as Billboard by UTEC
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Published on Feb 19, 2013

The first billboard that produces potable water from the air.
Mayo DraftFCB for The University of Engineering and Technology, Peru.

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Purifying Water using Solar-activate Water Treatment Technology from Puralytics
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Beaverton, Ore. startup Puralytics with an Oregon BEST commercialization grant, as an industry-university team, is developing a floating, solar-activated stormwater treatment device, a nano lilly pad, that could be deployed in retaining ponds or ditches along roadways and parking lots to keep contaminants from reaching streams.

 

"Todd Jarvis and his team at Oregon State University (OSU) are great partners, and they have the analytical horsepower to provide the third-party testing and data our company needs," said Mark Owen, CEO of Puralytics.

EarthSayer Mark Owen
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Advanced Energy by the AEE
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ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY (AEE) is a national association of businesses and business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. Advanced energy Advanced Energy Economy Logoencompasses a broad range of products and services that constitute the best available commercial technologies for meeting energy needs today and tomorrow.

 

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Biomimicry at the nano level by Dr. Low Hong Yee
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TEDxSingaporeWomen Published on Mar 18, 2013

Nano Imprint technology and its importance to producing structures and textures that are found in nature and can be applied to uses such as achieving color without relying on chemical dyes.

One of three winners in the 2010 L'oreal for Women in Science Fellowship, Dr. Low Hong Yee has an aspiration to advance her research work into industrialization, and is currently leading an Industrial Consortium on Nanoimprint Technology.

EarthSayer Dr. Low Hong Yee
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Solar Bag for Developing World by Mark Owen
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The Solarbag from Puralytics offers a simple, reusable solution to the problems of poor and unsanitary drinking water, using nanotechnology to purify water anywhere in the world, at any time.  In this video the founder of the company, Mark Owen talks about his moment of inspiration while on a trip to Japan.

EarthSayer Mark Owen
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
 

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