The last of my Sustainable Brands 2016 Copenhagen blog posts. This is probably one of my favorite sessions that demonstrated how LCA can be used for real impact in the business environment with cases from big brands.
I am at a global start-up summit, trying insect protein bars, getting my face 3D scanned by a camera watching VR videos… An hour before the final announcement of the winning team this year, my facebook news-feed dropped an announcement that’s much less entertaining: the Great Barrier Reef was just announced to be dead…
It wouldn’t have been a true conference on sustainability if “Circular Economy” didn’t make it as a major session. Last day of the event, a few companies moving towards the CE vision presented at one of the last breakout sessions, moderated by Andy Ridley (Circle Economy). Of course I cannot miss this one…
This article was published earlier on Sustainable Brands.
This article was earlier edited and published on Sustainable Brands.
Imagine yourself on top of an offshore wind turbine, feeling the strong wind in your hair and the vibration from the powerful movement of the blades, looking out into the endless blue ocean decorated not by black smoke but only white glistening turbines.
Thanks for Dong Energy’s recent venture into the realm of VR, You can now FEEL the greenness of wind energy. This morning at SB’16 Copenhagen, Filip Engel, head of Dong Energy Group Sustainability was joined by Ryan Belle from VRScout to show us VR’s transformational power in sustainability communication.
If you are reading this blog, chances are you don’t live under a rock and are a relatively savvy internet user. Then maybe it’s safe to assume that you, just like me, have been feeling the necessity to learn some sort of “IT stuff” to adapt to the present and future digital economy. But I, for one have been long waiting for this urge of taking up a new learning challenge to reach its full power.
Well, the moment finally came for me…
The “Smart City 2.0” was a two day event filled with inspiring sustainable urban development stories from cities and districts all over the world. Among all the interesting, heart warming and “smart” presentations, the most thought-provoking to me is probably the one from the South Korean District, Jongno. They didn’t come with a tale about their achievement in waste management, smart technology implementation or ecosystem recovery like many other. Instead Jongno got everyone’s attention with this unique proposal: EMPTYING the city for better quality of life.