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The Decade of Action: Innovation & Sustainability 2030

ITONICS

Climate change and its dramatic consequences are on the rise. Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels by 2030. The need for innovations that support a sustainable future has never been higher. We have to act NOW!

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THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE: VISIONS for 2030

InnovationLabs

The report studies five diseases in five countries, compares the current situation with the ideal for 2030, and suggests policy initiatives to improve both access and equity. The vision for 2030 as articulated in the WEF paper suggests the need for significant improvements to care, as well as better and much more equitable access. Changing lifestyles requires a package of policy approaches that affect individuals, populations and the landscape where they operate.

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24 Innovative Startups Making Climate Change Impact in 2019

Rocketspace

The devastating effects of climate change are undeniable. The United Nations panel on climate change warned the world of irreversible climate impact as early as 2030. Despite mounds of irrefutable evidence and the consistent toll on humanity, wildlife, and the environment, world leaders resist implementing urgent and transformative change in favor of economic growth.

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The Biggest Adaptations We Need to Make to Accommodate Climate Change

InnovationManagement

In 2021, the US alone committed to protect 30% of terrestrial and marine ecosystems by 2030. The post The Biggest Adaptations We Need to Make to Accommodate Climate Change appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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How to fight climate change with innovative business models

The BMI Lab Blog

This should not come as a surprise: Climate change is one of the biggest challenges that humankind faces today with a wide range of negative impacts such as droughts, floods, rising sea levels, ocean acidification, and loss of biodiversity.

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5G: what technologies change with increasing speed

mjvinnovation

With any type of 5G connection, we will see faster network speeds, but the biggest changes will occur when operators have deployed high-frequency millimeter wave technology to exploit radio wavelengths that have been unusable in the past. Low-frequency networks will use the same radio bands that current technology uses, but the coding signal changes and wider channel bands will allow speeds up to 50% better than the best 4G LTE available on the market today.

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How Will Transportation Change in the Next Thirty Years

IdeaScale

Consequences in this field have ripple effects for almost every other industry and companies that are not prepared for some major shifts will not be with us by as soon as 2030. So what sorts of changes are we talking about? Consider, too, how changes in transportation might change the landscape where we live. And finally, one of the biggest drivers (ahem) of change in the transportation field is sustainability.

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E-Bikes Are the New Green Mobility Solution

Business and Tech

We’re already seeing how costly climate change is, and we can’t afford to let it get worse. The scientific data is out there: we need to cut emissions nearly in half by 2030 to limit the effects of global warming.

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Leading The Charge on Electric Vehicles

Business and Tech

The public and private sectors are committed to building on this success and securing the future that EVs promise to deliver, as demonstrated by the shared goal of the automotive industry and the Biden administration of reaching a total of 40-50 percent EV sales by 2030.

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Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The report also examines key uncertainties, such as the roles of bioenergy, carbon capture and behavioural changes in reaching net zero. Total annual energy investment surges to USD 5 trillion by 2030 in the net-zero pathway, adding an extra 0.4

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Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

The report also examines key uncertainties, such as the roles of bioenergy, carbon capture and behavioural changes in reaching net zero. Total annual energy investment surges to USD 5 trillion by 2030 in the net-zero pathway, adding an extra 0.4

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Rhino-vation: Tackle Sustainability Goals Head-On Through Innovation

Planbox

At the core of an ESG strategy for some of the world’s largest companies is the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development , which, in a nutshell, is a blueprint for organizations to effect meaningful change for society and the environment.

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Join our FutureWorkforce Online Community

100%Open

What will work be like by 2030? Will the MOD and UK defence have to adapt and change in order to recruit young people in the future? What is the nature of the relationship between UK society at large and the UK Defence sector?

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From MW to GW’s of Renewable Hydrogen using Electrolyzers

Paul Hobcraft

In summary, the goal of the Germany initiative is to generate demand of 90-110 TWh by 2030 with up to 5GW of Hydrogen produced through Electrolyzers of installed capacity, then to provide an additional 5GW by 2035. GW of electrolyzer investments by 2030.

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The Innovation Intensity needed in the Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

At the moment, those that rely on fossil fuels are getting significant support to sustain their current activities, and it seems they are not required to commit to changing their reliance on their fossil fuel dependence. GtCO2 by 2030 – despite expected industrial production growth.

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Three Steps to Accelerate Your Sustainability Journey

Planbox

But in the next decade, organizations will increasingly face strict compliances, regulations, and mandates that force wholesale transformation to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda. This article originally appeared on Forbes.

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Society 2045’s Sustainable Economy

Tullio Siragusa

” Society 2045 has an ongoing series of interviews with change-makers seeking to improve the way society works. His company’s mission is to end the use of fossil fuels by 2030 providing technical and financial support to global sustainable economic designs.

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IdeaScale Climate Innovation Pledge

IdeaScale

In 2021, the United States vowed to protect 30% of marine and terrestrial ecosystems by 2030. Environmental change is needed. This level of change, however, will take a ton of new ideas and work to materialize. On Earth Day, IdeaScale launched its climate innovation pledge.

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Upskilling to drive growth in the new economy

ImagineNation

It seems that, for me, reinvention became a really useful and rewarding habit, especially as it forced me to upskill, to successfully and continuously adapt to the constant barrage of changes over my past thirty years in business.

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Episode 12 – How to Measure Australia’s Innovation Ecosystem: Understanding the Innovation Metrics Review

IM Insights

The Review was then commissioned by the Australian Government in response to a recommendation in the Innovation and Science Australia 2030 plan that called for a review of existing innovation metrics for accuracy and adequacy. (09:30) About the Episode.

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Crunch Time for Sustainability Innovation

100%Open

Of these, 58 have committed explicitly to neutralising council emissions by 2030 as well as those of their residents and businesses by 2045 – five years ahead of the government’s 2050 target.

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Sustainable Innovation: SDG 13 – Our Journey to Wazoku becoming Carbon Neutral

Wazoku

We’ve had to make the transition to a mostly distributed workforce across our offices, ensuring not only that teams have the tech to work from home but that they are remaining mentally strong in the face of such huge change. Wazoku is both a for-profit and a for-purpose business.

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Open Innovation: A critical success factor when you build your innovation journey

IdeaScale

In 2030, 75% of the global employees will be “digital natives,” who grew up surrounded by mobile devices, mobile communication and the Internet. The process of Digital Transformation is not a new phenomenon – it started many years ago and we understand it as a phenomenon with two major dimensions: Technological change (and digital data processing as one part of it). On the contrary, it aims to involve each individual – a major step towards cultural change in the digital age!

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Understanding the Innovation Landscape needed for Enabling Technologies in the World’s Energy Transition

Paul Hobcraft

If you are interested in exploring the enabling technologies in different innovation landscapes, these links below will take you to specific briefs released in September 2019 on different parts of the energy system undergoing change.

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Sustainability Is a Must: Time for More Meaningful Innovation

Planbox

As environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns rise, there is renewed impetus to adopt foundational, long-lasting practices that are consistent with the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals. According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 is the Year of the Tiger.

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Are we losing the Energy Transition Battle? Innovation to the rescue?

Paul Hobcraft

Our environment is in such a significant crisis when you witness the changing weather patterns increasingly becoming unstable and unpredictable. Something has to change and change as quickly as humanly possible.

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Are we losing the Energy Transition Battle? Innovation to the rescue?

Paul Hobcraft

Our environment is in such a significant crisis when you witness the changing weather patterns increasingly becoming unstable and unpredictable. Something has to change and change as quickly as humanly possible.

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Are we losing the Energy Transition Battle? Innovation to the rescue?

Paul Hobcraft

Our environment is in such a significant crisis when you witness the changing weather patterns increasingly becoming unstable and unpredictable. Something has to change and change as quickly as humanly possible.

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Innovate or Die: Bold Action, Connected Minds, and a Leadership Team with Vision

eZassi

The Roaring Twenties , a period of economic prosperity following the end of World War I, was marked by changes to American life through advancements in manufacturing, consumer products, travel, medicine, entertainment, and upended social norms.

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SDG: Meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

mjvinnovation

Signed in September 2015, during the United Nations Summit, the 17 humanitarian themes that make up the SDGs were defined and serve as a priority in international public policies for the socio-environmental agenda up until 2030. Take urgent measures to combat climate change and its impacts.

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7 Deadly Sins in Corporate Innovation

Planbox

Running a problem discovery session is an effective way to find new game-changing opportunities, an approach that consists of assessing what the future has in store and the impact it will have on your organization.

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How we cultivate sustainability and help our customers do the same

Wazoku

The Wazoku Save the World campaign aims to help businesses look internally at what ways they can contribute towards the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We know that by crowdsourcing ideas within a business’ ecosystem and engaging different minds, internal and external to an organisation, it can bring about great change. Here are the ideas and changes we’ve implemented so far.

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Innovation for Our Earth

eZassi

We ask, who are the real trail blazers along this confusing and winding path of necessary environmental change? By 2030 there will be over 15 million tons of lithium-ion batteries ready for recycling. Innovative Ideas to Reclaim Our Natural Environment. You alone can not save the world.

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New Technology Improving Worldwide Health & Wellness

eZassi

released a joint report that claimed 40% of the world population suffers from water scarcity and that by 2030, 700 million people may be displaced because of it. COVID has transformed our lives and the strategies that businesses use to approach a constantly-changing landscape.

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The Hard-to-Abate sectors need innovation solutions to reach Net-Zero Co2 Emissions

Paul Hobcraft

Most of these centers around 2030, but where I keep coming back to is the discussions around Net-Zero carbon emissions. They recognize that being carbon neutral can play a crucial part in their sustainability and Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy while enabling them to do their bit for global climate change. The report also states that any scenario that does not involve a reduction to zero will not stop climate change. Source: [link].

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Continuing the Energy Transition Journey

Paul Hobcraft

Technology innovation, suggested new business models, outline proposals for changing policies, processes, and market design all are being “sketched out.” The ability to connect everything up, to collect its data, to communicate it, and analysis it is changing the nature of how we are managing energy. One account is around $20 trillion up to 2030. Source: [link].

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Questions for the 4th Industrial Age

Innovation Excellence

Structure can be an enabler or an impediment to progress and a full OD review will be needed to facilitate such changes. UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goal 4 requires that all of its 193 member states spends 4-6% of GDP and / or 15-20% of total public expenditure on education by 2030.

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#1,522 – 6G

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A truly game-changing technology that could offer blazingly fast connection speeds. And while it may not be ready until 2030, the early indications are that it would be worth the wait. It may not be ready until 2030 but when it is ready it’ll likely be the driving force behind most of the technological advancements that will be pushing society forward a decade from now. We barely even have 5G yet and already there is talk of something even better coming along: 6G!

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The Innovation Narrative: Connecting the dots

Innovation 360 Group

So we decided who we were and expressed our vision that our methods and tools should be used to help solve one of the UN’s 17 sustainability goals by 2030. The larger and more complicated the assessment, the more obvious it was how important the client’s story and their reason for change were.

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What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages

The Inovo Group

In summary, they conclude that in total, there will be more people employed in 2030 than there are today but that between 400 and 800 million people globally will need to change jobs from what they are doing today. With all of the various writings and talks about the future of AI and what it will do to work, one would be hard pressed to come up with a clear picture of a likely future. The doomsayers portray a world of massive unemployment and social disruption.

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10 Most Popular Tech Scouting Questions Answered

Planbox

Here, we should take inspiration from the Future-Fit Manifesto , which encourages “creating alternate futures over responding to change.” This article originally appeared on Innovation Leader. Our natural tendency is to get distracted by the next shiny object.

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8 Strategies to Improve Employee Retention

CMOE

Here are a few facts: By 2030, the global skill crisis will reach a shortage of 85 million people. And when you add the changing nature of the global workforce to the mix, the problem only amplifies. In a time when almost 40% of employees switch jobs every year and 45% of employers say that they are unable to find employees with the right skills, employee-retention strategies are a top concern for talent managers.

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Innovating for Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

100%Open

These innovations are providing solutions to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of 17 connected aims for the world that countries are encouraged to adopt by the year 2030. Innovation is inevitable, and the world’s largest and most vital industries have little choice but to innovate and adapt to the changing times in order to survive and thrive in 2019 and beyond.