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World’s Top Sustainability Experts Rethink Consumption

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Some of the world’s top sustainability experts met recently to rethink consumption and production patterns and ways of accelerating progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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An accelerated shift to sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns is

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Mobile tech provides weather forecasts for small farmers in West Africa

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Mobile technology is being used in the form of SMS texts to provide critical weather forecasts for small farmers in West Africa – helping farmers better plan and manage their crops. This initiative by Ignitia, a high-tech social enterprise,

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Project Everyone – engaging the world in ensuring a sustainable future

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Project Everyone is an ambitious new campaign which aims to share news and information about the global sustainable development goals with 7 billion people around the world – in just 7 days!

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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Freida Pinto and Richard Curtis

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New technology helps prevent post-harvest losses without refrigeration

Wakati food storage in Africa

In Africa, many smallholder farmers face the challenge of post-harvest food losses because they aren’t able to store perishable fruits and vegetables adequately before they reach the market. With fast growing populations, increased food insecurity in Africa, and the

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Creating a #NewVision for the Future of our Planet

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Today marks World Environment Day – celebrated annually around the world on 5 June. This year the theme is “Seven billion dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care” – reminding us that our futures and our aspirations for a

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Switching on to efficient lighting

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The worldwide transition towards more energy efficient lighting has begun. To accelerate the phase-in of advanced lighting technologies that will help save energy, reduce carbon emissions and provide light to millions of people who currently lack access – governments, public

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What’s your Plastic Footprint?

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Many people and companies today measure and manage their carbon footprints, water footprints, consumption and production patterns – but have you considered your plastic footprint? Furthermore, have you considered the impact of plastic waste on the environment, our oceans

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Metal Recycling, Product Design and the Environment

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To meet the growing global demand for metals – while also meeting sustainability goals and reducing the environmental impacts associated with use and production of metals – requires a rethink of product design and metal recycling practices.

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Unreasonable at Sea: Entrepreneurs Set Sail to Change the World

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Unreasonable at Sea is a radical experiment in transnational entrepreneurship, design-thinking, and education, designed to scale-up effective technological solutions to the greatest challenges of our time.
Working directly with technology based companies and entrepreneurs who are passionate to tackle
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Mozambikes crée une culture du vélo durable au Mozambique

Lauren Thomas, co-fondatrice de Mozambikes au Mozambique.
Mozambikes est une nouvelle et innovante entreprise de vélo au Mozambique; elle soutient le cyclisme comme moyen de mobilité durable – tout en offrant aux entreprises une chance unique de se faire de la publicité sur les panneaux mobiles transportés
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