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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

hello john

12 trillion dollars of new sustainability market sounds like a huge underestimate -is this an english speaking persons analysis or does it include brainstorming with chinese (where digital leaders like alibaba are making sustainability markets the main game for half a billion under 30s to develop ,life and livelihoods around) who are way more urgent on most sustainability challenges? 

do you have chapter in beijing - i  visit monthly to update one minute youtubes that youth around the world want to build sustainability livelihoods with- i am always amazed that whatever i bring students from tsinghua and peking university seem to pick up and then accelerate much faster

i think you know john that for many years i tried to connect yunus sustainability challenges with historically black and rulra states in usa; today we have converged all of that out of baltimoire communities which began all effective social justice case interventions for black and american women in 1881; we hope our baltimore projects are the most collaborative under 30s can find in sustainability world and certainly in trump-ruled states- please tell me if there is anyone in baltimore dc region i could be trying to linkin- there are so many tipping points - i only wish sustainability goals had been called collaboration goals

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Newsletter April 2017
Highlights from Project Breakthrough
What do drones have to do with the SDGs? Is Paul Hawken the new Copernicus? Could Artificial Intelligence enable sustainable investing to go mainstream?

These are just some of the questions you will find answers to in this month's newsletter.

Project Breakthrough is a colloboration between Volans and the UN Global Compact. We seek to bring you the best thinking and practice from the world of sustainable innovation. For more regular updatesfollow us on Medium and Twitter @Breakthrough_IO.
Developed by PA Consulting, this new resource explores key emerging technologies and their implications for sustainable business. We start this week with Unmanned Air SystemsNext Generation RoboticsInternet of Things and Digital Agriculture. Still to come, an exploration of eight other technologies ranging from Artificial Intelligence to Blockchain. Stay tuned.
In our latest video, Zenia Tata of XPRIZE speaks about the power of marrying social entrepreneurship, breakthrough technologies and the wisdom of the crowd. Zenia will be speaking alongside John Elkington at the UNGC Making Global Goals Local Business event in Delhi this week. Join the 2-day event via Livestream from 4.30am EST / 9.30am BST / 2pm IST on Wednesday 26 April, or tune in to Zenia Tata at 3.30am EST / 8.30am BST / 1pm IST on Thursday 27 April.
'It is time to put natural cycles — particularly the carbon cycle — at the core of the sustainable business agenda,' argue John Elkington and Lorraine Smith. One candidate for the role of Copernicus, they suggest, is Paul Hawken, whose latest book Drawdown is billed as 'the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming.' A must-read!
The Business and Sustainable Development Commission has identifed SDG-related market opportunities worth at least $12 trillion a year by 2030. Unlocking these new markets will require a massive re-orientation of global financial flows, suggests Richard Roberts in our latest blog.
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As part of the 30-year anniversary of Our Common Future, the Business for Peace Summit in Oslo, Norway on 16-17 May 2017, will explore 'Breakthrough Ideas for Futureproofing the Global Economy'. John Elkington will deliver the closing keynote.

Volans is partnering with WIRED Money on their 1-day London conference on 18 May 2017. It will be a unique opportunity to explore the future of finance and network with a diverse crowd of influencers and innovators. Sign up today!

On 14 June, in conjunction with Covestro, the UN Global Compact and a range of other partners, we'll be holding a full-day Carbon Productivity Basecamp at the RSA in London. The event is invitation-only. Get in touch if you'd like to find out more.

Finally, Volans is partnering with the Clean & Cool Mission to San Francisco from 12-16 June 2017. Let us know if you're in the Bay Area and would like to find out more about getting involved.

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