EELISA Innovation Talk session #14 – Innovation & Sustainability: a challenging opportunity for the third Millennium
This engaging talk explores the intersection of innovation and sustainability in the third millennium, emphasizing their critical roles in shaping our future. We will delve into how innovation can drive sustainability and vice versa, examining real-world examples and strategies for businesses, governments, and individuals to harness this synergy.
Innovation is the catalyst for transformative change, driving breakthroughs in renewable energy, circular economies, and sustainable agriculture practices. It fosters eco-friendly technologies, smart cities, and resilient infrastructures, enabling us to reimagine transportation, healthcare, and education for a more sustainable world. However, innovation alone is insufficient; it must be paired with sustainability to protect our planet’s well-being. The journey toward innovation and sustainability presents complex and urgent challenges, requiring a paradigm shift, unwavering commitment to change, and a willingness to embrace unconventional solutions. It demands collaboration across borders, industries, and disciplines, urging us to think globally and act locally. We must rethink production and consumption, waste management, and the power of data and technology to create sustainable societies. Empowering communities, supporting green entrepreneurship, and investing in sustainable development are essential.
Above all, fostering a culture of innovation and sustainability transcending political ideologies and economic interests is vital. The recognition of the interconnectedness of our actions is crucial, as strategies adopted ripple across ecosystems, economies, and societies. The path to innovation and sustainability requires shared decision-making. These challenges are opportunities to catalyze innovation, foster sustainability, and realize the UN 2030 Agenda, ensuring progress coexists with ecological balance and social equity.
In today’s rapidly changing world, the intersection of innovation and sustainability presents a compelling and challenging opportunity. Innovation and sustainability are the twin pillars upon which the third millennium will be built. By embracing this challenge with determination and collective action, we can shape a sustainable future full of promise for generations to come. In conclusion, the talk highlights the compelling and challenging opportunity presented by the intersection of innovation and sustainability in the third millennium. It calls upon individuals, businesses, and governments to embrace this transformative journey toward a more sustainable future, one that holds promise for generations yet to come. By leveraging innovation and sustainability as twin pillars, we have the power to shape a brighter and more sustainable world for all.
Join us as we discuss exciting prospects and the imperative for individuals, businesses, and governments to embrace this transformative journey towards a more sustainable future.
Full Professor of Economics and Business Management and Vice Rector for the Third Mission and Technology Transfer. He coordinates the Sustainability Laboratory (SuM ) and directs the Master in Management and Control of the Environment: Circular economy and efficient management of resources ( Master GECA ) at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies.
Business Development Manager and ESG & Sustainability Consultant with 15 years experience in the field of environmental management, sustainability strategies and management, certifications, reporting and HSE management systems. Ergo Co. Ltd
The EELISA Innovation Talk sersies is part of the EELISA innoCORE project.
November 14th 2023 at 3 PM (CET)
Onsite at Aula Magna -Scuola Sant’Anna, piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33 – Pisa Italy
Online via sreaming on EELISA’s Youtube Channel