Teaching kids how to make batteries, design green buildings, prevent forest fires and achieve the SDGs. Eco-Business explores how five firms are tapping the potential of youth to build a more sustainable future.
Sven Boddington –
Buying second-hand electronics is often seen as a bad bet, due to quality concerns. Teleplan International vice president, global marketing and client solutions, Sven Boddington shares ideas for a thriving second-hand electronics economy.
The next wave of sustainability is the need for business to ‘lobby for good’. Most of the attention has been focused on advocacy, but even more leading-edge is for businesses put pressure on their peers, says SustainAbility's Frances Buckingham.
Kristie Thong –
Amid concerns that the rise of industrial robots may soon render humans obsolete, Swiss automation giant ABB’s latest innovation may help shine a new light on what the future will look like when humans and robots can work together as partners.
Medilyn Manibo –
Growing green and leafy vegetables in the future would require the help of innovation, says Toshiba, the latest electronics giant seeking to address threats of natural disasters in food security.
Biofuels are becoming big policy and big business as countries around the world look to decrease petroleum dependence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector, and support agricultural ...