Making computers from tech waste

Do you feel buying a computer is a common task? Think again. Every time you buy a new computer, you are getting hold of a small part of the world’s limited edition metals. When your laptop reaches its end of li...

California wildfire is a final warning

(USA) "This is not the new normal; this is the new abnormal," California Governor, Jerry Brown, said of the fires devastating the state. What is happening in California is terrible: the fire is the most d...

Good Guys with a Gun…

(USA) What role can public health have in preventing gun violence? The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies at the Massachusetts General Hospital (CAMTech) asked that question earlier this...

1000 Solutions for Progress 

The Solar Impulse Foundation is running a 1000 solutions label as part of their movement for change. I asked Alexandra Barraquand, Solution Project Lead to tell me about the origins of the 1000 solutions and Be...

Circular Economy Taiwan highlights

(TAIPEI) Last month I had the pleasure to attend the first edition of Circular Economy Taiwan. The exhibition featured a total of 260 companies coming from over ten countries and presented not only solutions...

Inside the EU Top 50

(BRUSSELS) This year the 10th European Innovation Summit will be held in Brussels. To find out more about what to expect, I spoke with Roland Strauss, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Summit organisers...

‘I believe in a better tomorrow’

It has been eye-opening to go through all the UN Global Goals on Instagram and discover what innovators are doing to achieve them. Now that we know discussed each of the 17 Goals on Instagram we are going to...

Making magic happen in our soil

What if agriculture could be part of the solution instead of the problem? What if agriculture could restore nutrients in the soil, healing it and making it more efficient? What if we could all benefit from a ho...

Why do we buy what we buy? 

Last week I had the pleasure to speak with Constantinos Pantidos, president of Brand Aviators, a company focusing on brand strategy. Constantinos has been lecturing postgraduate students in brand strategy for 2...

Tune into Climate Reality 

Welcome to the first of what will be a new regular column on all things climate change   The Climate Reality Leadership training I took part in last month in Berlin was an exceptional opportunity to learn mo...