Working With Nature
Nature can be be a source of inspiration and innovation as well as providing the energy to create a sustainable future for everyone.
A Circular Future
The Circular BioEconomy will power a new wave of human innovation inspired by nature, working with the environment to address the climate emergency.
Pamir Energy has restored 11 Soviet-era hydro power plants in Tajikistan, providing 200,000 people with clean, reliable and affordable electricity.
The Millennium Seed Bank's underground collection of over 2.4 billion seeds protects threatened species and conducts cutting-edge scientific research
Carbon Engineering's Direct Air Capture technology removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, helping the transition to a carbon-neutral economy.
Copenhill is a striking landmark that combines a state-of-the-art waste-to-energy facility with a new recreational space for Copenhagen's residents.
The bio-economy has the potential to ignite new industries, providing the economic incentive to build rather than destroy natural capital.
Reworking Food Production
Little Leaf Farms' innovative greenhouse technology works with nature to grow lettuce sustainably in the cooler climate of New England.
HRH The Prince of Wales calls on global leaders to support to a new initiative outlining a sustainable recovery plan for nature, people and planet.
Continuus Materials creates building products like roofboard out of waste destined for landfill, bringing single-use plastic into the circular economy .
Oxford PV’s perovskite technology is a thin film which is applied to conventional silicon solar cells, improving solar gathering efficiency by 30%.
bio-bean is the world's largest recycler of spent coffee grounds, turning this waste into resources that can be used domestically and commercially.
Eco Wave Power's pioneering technology generates power from incoming waves, and can be attached to existing structures rather than the fragile sea-bed.
The Whittle Labs' streamlined R&D process accelerates the design of more efficient turbomachines, reducing emissions from power generation and aviation.
Rewilding the Highlands
Aecom's Natural Capital Lab uses state-of-the art technology to assess the economic value of 100 acres of rewilded land in the Scottish Highlands.
Polymateria is developing a new standard in biodegradable and compostable plastics through a proprietary formulation called Biotransformation.
Recovering Waste Water
Under 50 per cent of India’s population has access to safe drinking water. Absolute Water’s Green treatment plants convert waste into drinking water organically.
Carbon Capture will play a key role before renewables reach maturity. Find out how we can capture carbon both at source and from the atmosphere.
Reusing Captured Waste
CCm captures carbon dioxide and other waste streams, and either stores the captured material or converts it into fertilizer or other useful resources.
A keynote speech delivered by HRH The Prince of Wales at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January, 2020
As the Indian government targets a rooftop solar capacity of 40GW by 2022, Solar Labs looks to increase the pace of installations by offering automated computer analysis of rooftop capacities