Global Food System: In Numbers

2016-06-02T16:16:51+00:00

Short video on the global food system shown in numbers. A large percentage of the 7.5 billion people on the planet receive an adequate diet in terms of calories but 770 million people are considered undernourished, several hundred million

Integrated Water Management

2017-07-20T12:29:34+00:00

Water flows through almost every part of our economies and everything we do. It connects, agriculture, health, energy, food, environment and conflict. Of all the domains to an economy it is likely to be the most resistant to a reductionist approach to management.

The Value Of Water

2017-07-20T12:24:31+00:00

Water which can easily be seen as the most valuable resource on Earth is in many places treated as if it did not have any value at all. But the scarcity of water globally - where and when it is needed - is an increasing economic reality that will likely change the nature of the value we ascribe to water in the coming decades.

Dematerialization: Explainer

2017-07-20T12:19:34+00:00

Dematerialization refers to the absolute or relative reduction in the quantity of materials required to serve economic functions in society. The UNEP defines it as such‚ÄĚthe reduction of total materials and energy throughput

Towards A Nonlinear Economy

2016-05-14T23:32:03+00:00

Humans design things, we build systems with the available resources, scientific knowledge and engineering know-how to make our lives better. We experiment test ideas and options keeping the ones that work

Circular Business Models

2017-07-20T12:18:44+00:00

As we shift from a linear to a nonlinear economic model the circular economy is enabling an ocean of new value opportunities. Value is shifting from forming part of a linear value chain to all of the space around it; closing loops, looking at synergies between industries, connecting end users, managing full lifecycle and networks of collaboration.

Complexity Approach to: Water Systems

2017-07-20T11:55:58+00:00

Water is a religious ritual and entertainment, medicine and nourishment, energy and industry, conflict and social unrest, it crosses all borders between ecosystem, industry, economy and society

The Water Crisis In Numbers

2017-07-20T16:09:50+00:00

Short image and text video explaining the water crisis through numbers. Earth has an estimated 1.4 billion cubic km of water. But most of it is in the oceans, less than 1 percent of it is liquid fresh water