Latest sustainable technology and innovation news

Gender diversity
EnergyGender

Energy sector needs to draw on all talents

Gender diversity is vital for driving innovative and inclusive solutions for clean energy transitions all over the world. With women accounting for less than 30% of the labour force, the energy sector needs to shift the dial to deliver a sustainable energy future for all.

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Source: International Energy Agency
Nature-based solutions
ClimateOceansWater

First-ever global standard developed

With growing concerns over biodiversity and climate change, nature-based solutions get increasing recognition as a necessity for achieving the SDGs. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) will launch the first-ever global standard in June.

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Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Youth leading the way
Entrepreneurship

Urging schools for sustainable business education

Impatient for transformational solutions, sustainability-focused student leaders in Canada have joined forces. Mobilising youth, they urge business schools to modernise how they teach about the climate crisis, income inequality and related issues.

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Source: Corporate Knights
Energy security
EnergyHealth

Why energy access is vital in tackling a pandemic

As COVID-19 spreads, a lack of reliable access to energy may make it impossible for hospitals and first-line medical services to treat critical patients. Off-grid decentralised renewable power can provide a solution, especially for vulnerable communities.

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Source: World Economic Forum