Can the Events Management sector help scale sustainable solutions?

Thursday, 11 September 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Creative industries

More Events Management students are learning to ask what sustainability can do for their practice. The next question is what Events Management can do for sustainability, argues Sandro Carnicelli, Lecturer in Events Management at the Business School, University of the West of Scotland, which won the 2014 National Union of Students Green Impact Award.

Disruptive business models shake-up existing markets

Thursday, 14 August 2014 by Duncan Jefferies
Tags: Innovation, International development

A number of innovative projects around the world are improving people's lives by replacing inefficient products with simple, effective technologies and services.

US Naval research team produces hydrocarbon fuel from seawater

Thursday, 24 July 2014 by Amanda Saint
Tags: Carbon, Energy, Engineering, Innovation, Shipping

A new fuel production technique could allow ships to refuel at sea, provide natural gas and slow ocean acidification.

Panasonic’s Power Supply Container brings electricity to remote Indonesian islands

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 by Anna Rice
Tags: #theBIGshift, Community energy, Energy, Innovation

A stand-alone photovoltaic power container is being trialled in an Indonesian school prior to a potential wider rollout in off-grid areas.

Solar and earth storage heating system for zero carbon homes

Tuesday, 08 July 2014 by Sara Ver-Bruggen
Tags: Construction, Energy

This system combines solar photovoltaics, an underground Earth Energy Bank and a heat pump system for warmth all-year round.

How best to support energy access enterprises

Friday, 04 July 2014 by Paul Valentin
Tags: Carbon, Cities , Energy, Innovation, International development

Paul Valentin, International Director, Christian Aid, shares lessons in supporting enterprises that provide access to clean energy.

How women are changing the energy sector

Friday, 16 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Diagnosis, Energy, Innovation, International development

Sarah Butler-Sloss, Ashden’s Founder-Director, describes the difference volts make to women – and the difference women are making to the clean energy sector.

Repowering London: Brixton’s cooperative energy movement

Thursday, 08 May 2014 by Guest writer
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Carbon, Community energy, Diagnosis, Innovation

Jessica Cresswell explores the drivers and dynamics behind Brixton’s socially responsible energy cooperative, and talks to its founder, Agamemnon Otero.

Bupa’s £20 million Energy Saver Fund

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 by tess riley
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Carbon, Consumption, Energy, Financial models, Health

Bupa makes a bold stand for investment in carbon reduction projects with a new dedicated fund.

“Many of the solutions we need are at the intersection between science and the arts”, says Jonathon Porritt

Thursday, 17 April 2014 by Jonathon Porritt
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Carbon, Climate change, Communications , Creative industries, Diagnosis, Economy, Energy, Innovation, Sustainable business, Value chains

Jonathon Porritt looks forward to Green Futures’ upcoming special edition ‘Where Science Meets Art’, which argues that innovation for a sustainable world can be significantly reinforced by science and the arts coming together.

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