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Karl-Henrik Robért, the founder of The Natural Step, talks about a sustainable future in relation to innovation. What does a sustainable future look like? Are we losing paradise? How are innovation and creativity related to sustainability? (2015)
The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps. Biomimicry design, explained with 99% Invisible. Check them out here. 99% Invisible is an independently produced radio show created by Roman Mars that focuses on design and architecture. It began as a collaborative project between San Francisco public radio station KALW and the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco.
Download an infographic on Biomimicry here.
In this Our Changing Climate environmental video essay, I look at biomimicry. Specifically how biomimicry can not only lead to nature-inspired design for architecture and materials, but also for better relationships, activism, and communities. I draw upon adrienne maree brown's emergent strategy in order to show that nature and the environment can show us how to best navigate a complicated social world. Help me make more videos like this via Patreon, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Across the globe, countries are investing in science and deem it critical for society. Yet scientists are facing funding issues, due to forces such as the sequester. How does a scientist navigate the tensions between the scientific enterprise and public attitudes toward science? Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Executive Publisher of the journal Science, shares insights on the state of science today, how the public perceives science, and how scientists can better communicate with the public. Published on May 1, 2013
On Friday, February 22nd, The Yale Center for Business and the Environment hosted a panel discussion between Yale researchers and Google Developers on "Geotechnology and the Future of Sustainability."
The discussion will address the emergence of geotechnology as tool to address global problems and feature Rebecca Moore (Google), Professor Walter Jetz, Professor Karen Seto, and Professor Dana Tomlin. Streamed live on Feb 22, 2013
How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. At TEDSalon in London, Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and drawing energy from the sun.
Founder David Katz, Co-Founder Shaun Frankson and Plastics Expert Mike Biddle are interviewed in Victoria BC. They discuss The Plastic Bank's mission to reduce poverty and plastic waste around the world. Published on Aug 20, 2013
Joel Makower provided the keynote address that evening and gave insight and inspiration about how companies — and their customers and stakeholders — are shifting their view of how sustainability fits in the business agenda. Sustainable business has come a long way, from "doing well by doing good" and "doing the right thing" to addressing risk, increasing resilience in a dynamic world, and serving as a platform for innovation. At the same time, a convergence of technologies is enabling companies and industries to accelerate efficiencies while creating new products and services. Published on Sep 4, 2013
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
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