Sustainable Innovation. Overview of this lecture. Introduction: what is sustainable innovation? Practical information on the course Film: The Story of Stuff Expectations, questions, discussion Information on the presentations (week 3 and 4) , illustrated by means of an example: “meat”.
what is sustainable innovation?
taking care of
-new and creative ideas and solutions
-new products, processes and markets
Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED): Our Common Future (1987) (also known as the “Brundlandt report”)
Samsung Blue Earth phone
Release date still unknown…
Wouldyouread a glossy magazine onthisdevice?
With subtitles DE or NL
What themes pop up unto your mind?
If everyone in the UK abstained from eating meat five days a week…
this would save more than the emission reductions, which would be achieved if the total electricity use of all households in the UK was eliminated
“Meat the truth”
Trailer of the documentary made by the Dutch “Partij voor de dieren”
(“party for the animals”)
Barack Obama answers the question of a student who pleas for a vegan diet, and appears to be quite knowledgeable of the relation to world hunger, climate change, obesitas…