Scaling Sustainability Through Tech

While the world debates what the impact of a 4 (perhaps 6) degree change to the climate will mean, who is ultimately responsible for acting, and what the price of carbon will be, an opportunity for firms and entrepreneurs alike exists to break away from the conversation and understand the role of technology as a medium for bring the scalability of solutions needed to address the growing challenges…

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How A Student Hackathon Can Drive Corporate Innovation

  If you are a fitness enthusiast, you probably have heard about or even participated in a marathon, and if you love creating stuff and turning ideas into objectives, chances are you have heard of a hackathon. Hackathons first appeared in the late 1990s, and quickly gained momentum among tech companies and venture capitalists in the early- to mid-2000s. The initial hackathons were s…

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Shanghai Executive Breakfast Session: Internal Engagement

This Tuesday, we kicked off our Beyond Business as Usual luncheon September series by hosting a discussion focusing on the challenges that companies face after they have developed the vision, created the strategy and now need to develop support from within the business to carry out the mission. To help participants gain an insider perspective on the topic, we invited Mr. Roy Zhang, the Director…

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Shanghai EXPO: Keeping Sustainability In Context

With less than a month to go to Shanghai EXPO, I have been receiving a number of requests for my opinion on the "sustainability" of the EXPO itself. It is a subject I addressed for the first time while speaking at a Net Impact event, and followed that up with a review of the UNEP report (part 1 and part 2) of the event, and most recently I was interviewed by NPR and following the recent JUCCCE…

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August 13 Shanghai Green Drinks

Dear Green Drinkers, 亲爱的GREENDRINKS会员们, What: It’s that great time of the month again: Green Drinks! 每个月最让您愉悦的集会: "GREEN DRINKS"! When: August 13th from 6:30-8:30 PM8月13日 晚6:30-8:30 Where: BAU International Lounge (4th Floor) Lane 1252, Fuxing Mid Road (near Xiangyang Road), No.17. Tel. 5466 6969国际四楼休息室 复兴中路1252弄17号 近襄阳路 电话. 5466 6969 Who: Everyone is welcome and it is FREE. 所有人皆可免费参与 Why: Those interested in making the world a better and Greener place. 想要让世界变得更好更环保的人 How: walk, bike, take a bus, or take the subway (line 1 ShanXi South Road Exit). 步行,单车,乘公车或地铁 (一号线陕西南路站) Drinks and light snacks will be provided thanks to our sponsor The Quiddity Partners. If you or your company is interested in a more active role with Green Drinks please contact us. 感谢我们的赞助商The Quiddity Partners,我们届时提供饮料和小点心。如果你或是你的公司希望可以在Green Drinks中扮演更多的角色,请联系我们。 Arc8X Design will offer its monthly, easy idea to easily Green your life. Arc8X Design 将主持这次的活动,给我们的绿色生活注入更多的想象力和帮助. Next Action: Green Ideas Green Action (GIGA) will be in the same spot at the same time next week. www.giga-china.com 下一个活动: Green Ideas Green Action (GIGA) 将在下周同时同地举办。 www.giga-china.com Our featured speakers this month are from Greenovate and Quiddity Partners (more below the break)

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