5 seriously cool climate innovators in fashion

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Circular Economy Fashion In the Loop InnovationFrom carbon-negative polyester to dissolvable thread, here's a handful of surprising startups making waves in the apparel industry.

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions

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Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions. In this one-hour webcast, GreenBiz Editorial Director Heather Clancy will moderate a discussion of World Resources Institute Deputy Director of Forests Fred Stolle, Verra Chief Innovation Officer Toby Janson-Smith, Pachama CEO Diego Saez-Gil, and Microsoft Carbon Program Manager Liz Willmott on key trends in the use of technology to improve forest carbon projects. The rationale for investing in innovative forest projects.

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Sustainable Innovation in the Textile Industry

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Sustainable Innovation in the Textile Industry. As Earth’s resources become more and more constrained, the global fashion industry is looking toward innovative materials and strategies to reduce its environmental impact and carbon footprint.

Global search uncovers proven innovations in clean energy, climate solutions

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Clean Energy HVAC Innovation EntrepreneurshipInspiration from the longlist of finalists for this year’s Ashden Awards.

CleanTech Innovation Showcase 2020 Recaps

CleanTech Alliance

Below you’ll find links to recaps of every session of the the 2020 CleanTech Innovation Showcase.

CleanTech Breakfast Series – Canadian Innovations

CleanTech Alliance

December 9, featuring Representative Rajotte and 3 innovators from across Canada

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 4 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Written by Lindsay McCormick and Lina Pilar Martinez On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, the CleanTech Alliance hosted day 4 of the first-ever virtual Clean Tech innovation Showcase. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcaseThe session started with opening remarks from the CleanTech Alliance and introducing Andrew Creech, director of the Toronto Stock Exchange. Andrew Creech spoke briefly about the Toronto stock […].

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 3- General Recap

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance hosted the third day of its first-ever virtual CleanTech Innovation Showcase on Wednesday, July 8. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcaseFirst, CleanTech Alliance President & CEO Mel Clark introduced Eileen Quigley, the Executive Director of the Clean Energy Transition Institute. Eileen spoke about the need to electrify and transition our energy systems and said that if we’re […].

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 2- General Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Written by Lindsay McCormick, notes provided by Demi Liu On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the CleanTech Alliance hosted day 2 of the first-ever virtual CleanTech Innovation Showcase. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcaseThe session kicked off with CleanTech Alliance President & CEO Mel Clark introducing Eric Moe from our sponsor UMC, Inc. Eric spoke briefly about UMC, Inc. before […].

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 1- General Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Written by Lindsay McCormick, notes provided by Erica Elizabeth Eggleton On Wednesday, June 24, the CleanTech Alliance hosted Day 1 of the first-ever virtual CleanTech Innovation Showcase. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcaseThe session kicked off with opening remarks from the CleanTech Alliance’s President & CEO Mel Clark, who introduced Susan Champlain from our presenting sponsor, Boeing. Susan spoke […].

5 ways we can innovate to solve two crises at once

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COVID-19 InnovationIt would be devastating if the COVID-19 crisis killed off climate tech startups. We only have a few months to get it right.

Who's the biggest force in corporate patents for climate-related innovations?

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Information Technology Innovation Innovation Practical MagicHint: It's probably not a Silicon Valley startup.

How David and Goliath can team up on climate innovation

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Cleantech Innovation VERGEAs large corporates look to startups for new ideas, smaller companies can learn new things, too.

The coolest sustainability innovations of 2020

Eco-Business

From pandemic-proof packaging to using orange peel to recycle batteries, Eco-Business highlights the top sustainability innovations of 2020

Shooting for the moon: 3 radical innovations to remove atmospheric CO2

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Shooting for the moon: 3 radical innovations to remove atmospheric CO2. Of the three innovations presented, Project Vesta comes in at the lowest estimated price point. Innovation. Tali Zuckerman. Tue, 11/10/2020 - 01:00.

From Product to Practice: Circular Innovation from the Ground Up

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From Product to Practice: Circular Innovation from the Ground Up. Christina Raab, Vice President, Strategy & Development, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. How can companies leverage one circular product initiative into an organization-wide, circular transformation?

December 2020 Breakfast Recap- Canadian Innovators

CleanTech Alliance

“We’ve never felt farther apart from our Canadian neighbors with the border closed and other COVID restrictions,” remarked Susan Betcher from Perkins Coie, but despite not being able to gather in person, the CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series sponsored by Perkins Coie presented a great opportunity for Canadian innovators to connect with investors and other people […].

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 3- Track #1 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Written by Lindsay McCormick, notes provided by Jon Okun Presenting company track #1 on day 3 of the CleanTech Innovation Showcase consisted of three presenters: Advanced Data Cooling Technologies (ADC), E2Metrix, and Molecule Works. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcase

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 3- Track #2 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Track #2 of day 3 of the CleanTech Innovation Showcase featured speakers from Aquagga, Liveable Cities, and Beta Hatch. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcaseFirst, Nigel Sharp, the CEO and Co-Founder of Aquagga spoke about the health risks of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and its prevalence in society. PFAS are everywhere, from the Teflon we use for cooking to […].

Innovative sanitation solution is crowned winner of VERGE Accelerate contest

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Innovative sanitation solution is crowned winner of VERGE Accelerate contest. Presenters were given less than three minutes to make a compelling argument to the audience on why their company and innovation should win this year. Innovation.

Stemming the Tide: Investment, Infrastructure and Innovation in Ocean Plastics

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Stemming the Tide: Investment, Infrastructure and Innovation in Ocean Plastics. How can investment, infrastructure and innovation help solve ocean plastics? Speakers. Dave Ford, Ocean Plastics Leadership Network. Ellen Jackowski, HP. Dune Ives, Lonely Whale. Holly Secon.

The Role of Innovation in Changing Behavior Towards a Circular Economy

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The Role of Innovation in Changing Behavior Towards a Circular Economy. This hour-long webinar will explore how innovation and new business models can help transform the relationship between people and waste, redefining value and driving a circular economy. .

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 2- Track #1 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Lindsay McCormick Presenting company track #1 on day 2 of the CleanTech Innovation Showcase featured three companies: Hotstart, SHARC Energy Systems, and eCamion. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcaseFirst, Russ Weed spoke about Hotstart’s potential in diverse markets such as in marine, truck and bus, oil and gas, rail, and more. Russ projected that energy storage in the US […].

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 2- Track #2 Recap

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Source: Written by Lindsay McCormick, notes provided by Demi Liu Presenting company track #2 of the CleanTech Innovation Showcase featured three companies: Acumentor, Onboard Dynamics, and LAVLE USA. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcaseFirst, Noel Puttaansuu from Acumentor presented his smokeless chimney technology to make wood burning stoves more environmentally friendly.

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 2- Track #3 Recap

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Source: Written by Lindsay McCormick, notes provided by Rachelle Ames Presenting company track #3 of the CleanTech Innovation Showcase featured three presenting companies: Matidor, CTFusion, and Oneka Technologies. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation recap showcase

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 1- Jerry Bush Keynote Recap

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During day 1 of the virtual CleanTech Innovation Showcase, UMC, Inc. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation jerry bush keynote recap showcaseSource: Written by Lindsay McCormick, notes provided by Erica Elizabeth Eggleton “This too will end,” said Jerry Bush about the pandemic during his keynote. President & CEO Jerry Bush gave a presentation about how his company is overcoming the challenges presented by the pandemic. […].

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 1- Track #1 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Lindsay McCormick Presenting company track #1 on day 1 of the 2020 CleanTech Innovation Showcase featured three presenters: Focal Technologies, BlueDot Photonics, and Ecellix. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation presenting companies showcaseEric Steinmeyer of Focal Technologies presented first and talked about their solar remediation technology.

CleanTech Innovation Showcase Day 1- Track #2 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Written by Lindsay McCormick, notes provided by Erica Elizabeth Eggleton Presenting company track #2 of the CleanTech Innovation Showcase featured three companies, SBI BioEnergy, Exro Technologies, and 2S Water. Alliance News Member News CleanTech Innovation Showcase innovation presenting companies showcase

BlueNalu is developing innovative cell-based seafood

Inhabitat - Innovation

While 3D printed steak and lab-produced chicken are on their way to the market, one innovative company has set their sights on providing a well-rounded menu of seafood options that don't come from the sea. BlueNalu's mission is to be the global leader in cellular aquaculture, a type of food development aimed at creating sustainable solutions for overfishing and seafood shortages

And the winners are: How awards can celebrate past achievement and spur future innovation

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And we need innovation to tackle the climate emergency. Climate Strategy Innovation The Elkington Report

How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation

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From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture. Food & Agriculture Food & Agriculture Innovation Technology urban agriculture

Luxury in the new normal: Leadership and innovation in 2020 and beyond

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Luxury in the new normal: Leadership and innovation in 2020 and beyond. To drive innovation and demonstrate leadership in the years ahead, luxury leaders should consider these three opportunities: 1. Elisa Niemtzow. Fri, 10/16/2020 - 01:00.

The future of the fashion industry requires innovative circular systems

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The future of the fashion industry requires innovative circular systems. Yitzac has innovated again around the creation of a yarn system that allows us to produce stronger-than-traditional virgin yarns that are also higher performing than traditional synthetics. Nicole Pamani. Fri, 07/17/2020 - 00:15. Agricultural waste from food crops either is traditionally left to rot or is burned, contributing to greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.

How Salesforce, Google, others use tech as a ‘force multiplier’ in sustainability innovation

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Corporate Strategy Information Technology InnovationThere is no shortage of technology companies in Silicon Valley and beyond claiming to be "making the world a better place," but too few are doing enough to address the world’s pressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges. Yet, it’s encouraging to see a growing number of firms recognizing the business opportunity for developing and delivering tools that could help realize a more sustainable economy.

Charting a new course: How innovative businesses can lead the way to greener solutions

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Corporate Strategy InnovationTaking on the climate challenge means understanding that “the impossible” is only defined by the limits of our thinking.

What makes Al Gore hopeful: Tech innovation, science-based targets and the racial 'awakening'

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What makes Al Gore hopeful: Tech innovation, science-based targets and the racial 'awakening'. Some of the innovation around new materials has been particularly impressive to me, materials like silicon carbide. Innovation.

How Avangard Innovative is working to scale post-consumer resin recycling

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How Avangard Innovative is working to scale post-consumer resin recycling. Since Avangard Innovative came onto the recycling scene 30 years ago, the company has expanded its presence to 11 countries.

California winery innovates with sustainable recycling creation

Inhabitat - Innovation

In the California city of Paso Robles, architecture firm Clayton & Little has given old oil field drill stem pipes unexpected new life — as an equipment barn that offsets over 100% of the energy needs for a sustainably-minded winery

Energy Retail Innovation: Opportunities to Improve Consumer Engagement

CleanTech Group

Energy Retail Innovation: Opportunities for Better Consumer Engagement Electricity retailing, the fourth and final stage in the electricity delivering process.

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Three PNNL Innovations Honored with National Awards

CleanTech Alliance

Source: PNNL, Feb 28, 2020 The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer has honored three innovations at the U.S. The innovations were among the 2020 FLC national awards the consortium announced earlier this month. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: energy use sensors, fish and wildlife tracking devices and a streamlined technology licensing agreement.