Innovation and Sustainability

About This Collection

Generally innovation in the context of sustainability focuses on the conversations around the role of innovation by business leaders who advocate the development of sound business models to encourage investment in new products and services. Many products, but not all, are focused on renewable energy, another EarthSayers.tv Special Collection.

This collection addresses other emerging markets in diverse industries ranging from agriculture to information technology to biotechnology as well as beauty and wellness. Sustainability calls on us to consider innovation more broadly to include not just the technical, but the social and environmental as well.  Innovation may be found in conversations around ethical sourcing, social innovation, and in the role of the social entrepreneur.

Curated by mokiethecat

Imagine 2050

By 2050 it is estimated that 70% of the world's population will live in cities. It's a prospect that today we cannot even imagine. So Veolia Environnement has joined forces with LSE Cities to visualise the challenges in terms of water, waste and energy use and provide future-proofed solutions.

In our imagination the 2050 city will have sustainability built in based on the circular economy. Find out how the home of the future will have nanobots to sort your waste, a self-cleaning bathroom and an ultrasonic bath.