Project breakthrough: Exponential solutions to global goals

October 3, 2016 by  
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Change has become the only constant for business. As an old economic order unravels and a new one emerges, Project Breakthrough, a new joint venture between Volans and the UN Global Compact, is exploring how the transformation necessary to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals will come not from linear, incremental improvements, but from radical, exponential disruptions. Here are the business models, technologies and mindsets at the vanguard of this new opportunity space. 

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GreenBiz Studio: Whitney Austin Gray, Delos

October 3, 2016 by  
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GreenBiz Studio: Ari Kobb, Siemens

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Innovative solutions to solve plastic waste

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In high school, two smart women discovered a new bacteria in a local river that specifically eats phthalates, a harmful plasticizer that never degrades. Since then, they have turned their discovery of plastic-eating bacteria into an innovative, award-winning business model. “We have not only shown that bacteria can be the solution to plastic pollution, but that also being open to uncertain outcomes and taking risks create opportunities for unexpected discoveries.”

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Storify: Why we care about Earth Day

April 20, 2012 by  
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As Earth Day approaches, we're exploring how the day — and its meaning — has changed for businesses as environmental awareness becomes more mainstream.

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Ad nauseum: Why must we shop on Earth Day?

April 20, 2012 by  
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Like Christmas, Valentine’s Day and many other holidays, Earth Day has become a shopping opportunity. Here are some inane pitches from GreenBiz Senior Writer Marc Gunther's inbox.

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Puma’s New Tack on Sustainable Consumption: Compostable Clothes

November 14, 2011 by  
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In looking for a cradle-to-cradle solution to waste, the head of the sportswear line says that Puma is exploring how to make shoes, t-shirts and bags that are either compostable or recyclable.

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Nanotechnology Turning Your Cotton T-Shirt and Polyester Pants Into Batteries

January 21, 2010 by  
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Images via PhysOrg (Credit: American Chemical Society) and BBC (Credit: Nanoletters) Stanford University researchers aren’t stopping at paper when it comes to exploring how carbon nanotubes can be used to create thin, flexible batteries. They’ve moved on from paper and ink to cotton and polyester. Looking at combining carbon nanotubes and fabrics, the research team is bringing us closer to having wearabl…

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