Disrupting Environmental Destruction

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Disruption” is a word that gets tossed around business a lot these days. But what if we could disrupt not just the way we do business, but the fate of our species and our planet? The World In 2050. What will the world look like in 2050? We need a technology revolution to help us get on that path to a sustainable 2050,” says August Ritter, Program Director for The Sustainability Accelerator , a partnership between Techstars and The Nature Conservancy. “We

Accelerating Sustainable Food Business Solutions to Reshape Our Cities

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The UN predicts that by 2050, this proportion will rise to more than two thirds. In early 2020, with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting food supply chains across the planet, it was time to double down on the Feeding the City mission.

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TechCrunch: Where top VCs are investing in construction robotics

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Finishing is the ripest for disruption. According to UN forecasts, the number of people living in cities is expected to double by 2050, growing from 3.5 This is an indication that the industry is ready for disruption. Although research indicates that the industry is positioned to be disrupted, most construction companies aren’t structured properly to innovate or don’t want to risk being the first the first adopters.

The house is on fire: the multi-faceted problem of climate change

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By 2050, it is estimated that 140 million people (from Ethiopia, Bangladesh and Mexico, for instance) could become climate migrants if we don’t take action very soon. This, in turn, is disrupting the delicate balance of GHGs in the atmosphere, causing too much heat to be trapped. It is predicted that South Asia alone could have 40 million internal climate migrants by 2050. An area the size of Belgium is burning in the Arctic.