Technology and SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption, Production
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Technology and SDG 12 – Responsible Consumption, Production

Introduction and definition of SDG 12:

SDG 12 address sustainable production and consumption, looking across supply chains and what happens to products during and after consumption.
SDG 12 aligns with the concept of Circular Economies, as well as food security, food waste and the sustainable use of natural resources.
From an industrial point of view, SDG 12 provides targets for industrial environmental impact, such as use and abuse of air, water and soil.
Our global material footprint has risen unsustainably over the past years, from 73.2 billion tons in 2010 to 85.9 billion tons in 2017.

Return, Repair, Reuse, Recycle – Boox aims for more Circular eCommerce -

Return, Repair, Reuse, Recycle – Boox aims for more Circular eCommerce

SDGs: 12
Return, Repair, Reuse, Recycle – Boox aims for more Circular eCommerce with QR enabled returnable packaging.
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AI Flexes Flax into Circular Bridges

SDGs: 9,11,12,13,17
AI Flexes Flax into Circular Bridges. AI, optic fibres, bio-resin, flax combine to create a unique construction worthy of award in Circular Economy circles.
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Reducing Aviation Emissions, Optimising Pilot Performance

SDGs: 12,13
In this interview I speak with Elena Escrivá De Romaní Pérez about her journey from pilot to co-founder and their work to both reduce aviation emissions (CO2, Water) and optimise pilot performance
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Repurposing to Streamline Hydrogen Fuel Cells

SDGs: 7,9,12,13
UK startup, Bramble Energy has just closed £35 million in Series B funding to help bring its fuel cell technology to market. It seems the principle innovation from Bramble is
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CleanTech Startups, Innovation In Switzerland

SDGs: 7,8,9,12,13,17
Switzerland is creating itself a leadership position in CleanTech Startups and technology. In this interview I learn about some of the tools the country has to support these companies.
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The Role of Tech in Achieving the SDGs

SDGs: 3,7,8,9,11,12,13
In this novel panel discussion format, I ask 3 purpose-driven tech leaders to answer 3 questions on the role of tech in achieving the SDGs.
Building a Sustainable Business - building a sustainable business

Building a Sustainable Business

SDGs: 7,8,9,11,12,13
In this interview I speak with Tom Greenwood, MD of Wholegrain Digital, about his journey towards building a sustainable business and BCorp certification.
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Should Sustainable Products Cost More or Less?

SDGs: 12
What’s your view on sustainable product pricing, should sustainability cost consumers more or less?
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Urbanisation after COVID, will we all live in cities?

SDGs: 7,11,12,13
There was a lot of talk both how we’d all live in cities, but is that still true post-pandemic? Take my quick survey – plus other tech with purpose news
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ESG Data Solutions on the Rise

SDGs: 12,13,14,15
As the world moves towards a more sustainable future, Sustainability and ESG Data Becomes EssentialBack in July 2019 I wrote about how a change in how companies are measured and

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