The Singularity is Near – When Humans Transcend Biology

May 11, 2015

Selected Books

RAY KURZWEIL, 2005 A provocative advocate of tech’s role in our future, Kurzweil unveils his thoughts on ‘the singularity’ ahead: the merging of humans and machines, ‘a future period during which the pace of technological change will be so rapid, its impact so deep, that human life will be irreversibly transformed.’ To Bill Gates, this book […]

Tesla - the best way to power a sustainable future

The best way to power a sustainable future?

May 5, 2015

Stay Tuned

‘[This is] the best tech keynote I’ve ever seen’, The Verge senior news editor T.C. Sottek remarked. No matter what speaking style you like, you need to watch this inspiring presentation by Tesla´s visionary CEO Elon Musk, which is likely to shape – and make a lasting mark on – history. Tesla Energy and its […]

‘Building Innovation Into Sustainability: Keep Ahead Of Your Competitors’

March 24, 2015

Advanced Learning

By Christopher P. Skroupa, CEO at SKYTOP Strategies

‘How to Create a Culture of Sustainable Engagement in Enterprise Innovation’

March 24, 2015

Advanced Learning

Presented by with several participants

‘Sustainability: the business imperative’

March 24, 2015

Advanced Learning

Alison Rowe, global executive director for Sustainability at Fujitsu, interviewed

Muhammad Yunus

March 23, 2015

Top Innovators

Through small loans and low interest rates to poor people – a revolutionary social innovation model –, Yunus helps turning talent and ideas into businesses. Yunus and the Grameen Bank (he founded in 1983) were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize ‘for their efforts through microcredit to create economic and social development from below’, in […]

Elon Musk

March 23, 2015

Top Innovators

Paypal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, SolarCity – behind these successful projects is one man: Elon Musk. Having revolutionised internet payment and spacecraft, this top CEO is pushing for a sustainable energy economy by creating the first viable production electric car and the largest US solar power provider. Follow him on  .

Bill Gates

March 23, 2015

Top Innovators

An unmatched businessman, programmer and philanthropist, Gates has turned Microsoft, which he founded in 1976, into a software giant. He now commits himself to improving global healthcare and reducing poverty, through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Follow him on  .

Now open – European competition for ideas to tackle climate change

February 26, 2015

Innovation Factory

ClimateLaunchpad 2015, Europe’s largest climate innovation initiative, is inviting start-ups, students, researchers and businesspersons from across 23 European countries to submit cleantech ideas. Application deadlines vary according to the country you call your base.

Engagement, empowerment and environmental shifts in the workplace

February 1, 2015

Latest Reports

‘How do we attract, engage and lead people in this new world of work?’ The question is one of the 10 key trends identified in the report ‘Predictions for 2015: Redesigning the Organisation for a Rapidly Changing World’.