Innovation for a better world
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Innovation for a better world
The world needs innovation that contributes to sustainable energy and materials, food and medical support for everybody and more equal distribution of wealth and power
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It's a Brave New World for Sustainability Professionals

It's a Brave New World for Sustainability Professionals | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Last week, a group of business leaders sat down to talk about corporate climate commitments at BSR 2016. But their comments highlighted an ongoing shift in what it means to be a sustainability professional.
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Cincinnati: One of the Greenest, Most Innovative Cities in the U.S.

Cincinnati: One of the Greenest, Most Innovative Cities in the U.S. | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
It’s easy being green in the city of Cincinnati. In fact, the city is quickly becoming one of the greenest, most innovative cities in the country.
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10 Companies Paying Employees to Save the Environment

10 Companies Paying Employees to Save the Environment | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
These 10 companies are leading the charge in sustainable company culture and environmental volunteering initiatives.
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The Top 40 Medical Technology Trends: Free Guide And Infographic - The Medical Futurist

The Top 40 Medical Technology Trends: Free Guide And Infographic - The Medical Futurist | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Three years ago I released a highly popular white paper that listed the top 40 trends and technologies that would shape the future of medicine.
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Four Reasons Why The Most Successful People Are Great Collaborators

Specialized knowledge doesn't go very far all on its own.
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Tackling Big Global Challenges with Low-Cost Innovation

Tackling Big Global Challenges with Low-Cost Innovation | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Digital technology makes it possible.
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OECD Forum 2016: Productive economies, Inclusive societies

OECD Forum 2016: Productive economies, Inclusive societies | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Forum 2016, entitled Productive economies, Inclusive societies will be organised around the 3 cross-cutting themes of the OECD Week: inclusive growth and productivity, innovation and the digital economy, and international collaboration for...
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Corporate Social Responsibility Is Not a Marketing Strategy

Corporate Social Responsibility Is Not a Marketing Strategy | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
In this week's CMO Spotlight, Drew Neisser talks to Karen Quintos, CMO at Dell, about why corporate social responsibility is not a marketing tactic.
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More Countries Warm Up to Clean Tech

More Countries Warm Up to Clean Tech | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Countries around the world are ramping up their efforts, having realized that clean tech is the future.
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Will Uber and Lyft Make Transportation More Sustainable?

Will Uber and Lyft Make Transportation More Sustainable? | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Are ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber a threat to buses and subways, or do they actually boost public-transit numbers? 3p's Raz Godelnik takes a closer look.
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How To Survive Working On An Underperforming Team

How To Survive Working On An Underperforming Team | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Many of us enter the workplace unprepared for teamwork. Here's how to head off and contain the hazards of poor group performance.
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For Some Top Nonprofits, Changing the World Begins in Seattle

For Some Top Nonprofits, Changing the World Begins in Seattle | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Philanthropic efforts of those who made billions in the tech industry have put the Pacific Northwest at the epicenter of a push to improve global health.
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Dutch University transforms Hyundai SUV into a power plant | Electric Vehicles Research

Dutch University transforms Hyundai SUV into a power plant | Electric Vehicles Research | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Dutch University transforms Hyundai SUV into a power plant | Electric Vehicles Research
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How to Create and Integrate a Sustainability Strategy

How to Create and Integrate a Sustainability Strategy | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
how to create and integrate a sustainability strategy
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Corruption is Destroying the Social Fabric of the Middle East and North Africa

Corruption is Destroying the Social Fabric of the Middle East and North Africa | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
According to a survey conducted by Transparency International, 1 in 3 citizens in the Middle East and North Africa reported paying a bribe in the past year.
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The experiments providing homes around the world

The experiments providing homes around the world | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
From co-ops to micro-building to self-builds, a variety of schemes are being used to tackle the housing crisis, both here and overseas
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11 Inspiring TED Talks for Modern Educators

11 Inspiring TED Talks for Modern Educators | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Educator Lisa Goochee shares these 11 inspiring TED Talks that every educator should not only see, but also share with their students and PLN—so inspiring!
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Library 2.0: Center of Innovation at Singapore American School

Library 2.0: Center of Innovation at Singapore American School | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
By Robert Helmer - The librarian at Singapore American School describes how they transformed their library into a center of innovation with little budget.
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Innovation is overvalued. Maintenance often matters more – Lee Vinsel & Andrew Russell | Aeon Essays

Capitalism excels at innovation but is failing at maintenance, and for most lives it is maintenance that matters more
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World Bank’s New Climate Action Plan Targets 30 GW Of Renewable Energy

World Bank’s New Climate Action Plan Targets 30 GW Of Renewable Energy | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
World Bank's new 30 GW climate action plan for renewable energy promises to have a timely international impact on global energy planning and production strategies.
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Uber's plan to get more people into fewer cars

Uber's plan to get more people into fewer cars | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Uber didn't start out with grand ambitions to cut congestion and pollution.
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Listen Up! Recycling Can’t Support a Circular Economy Alone

Listen Up! Recycling Can’t Support a Circular Economy Alone | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
To establish a genuine circular economy we must capture the value of resources on the front end through renewable materials and sustainable sourcing..
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5 Ways Sustainability Helps Companies Act More Like Startups

5 Ways Sustainability Helps Companies Act More Like Startups | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Companies that are more established can generate the energy and employee commitment that startups enjoy even if they have already developed a product or service they are happy with.
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California Bill Seeks to Change Labeling Rules to Tackle Food Waste

California Bill Seeks to Change Labeling Rules to Tackle Food Waste | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
There are few federal, state or local regulations on food date labels, who sets them and what they actually represent. A new bill aims to address standardization head-on in California.
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