VivaTech 2021: Innovation and Sustainability Highlights
Europe’s leading global tech event, Viva Technology, which took place for four days, June 16-19, was “phygital”. Tech for the Environment and Tech for Society were two of the major themes showcased through a diverseness of activities.
Attending the festivities through the digital platform, I was captivated and exhilarated by the richness and ingeniousness of the exhibitors, innovations, solutions, sessions and speakers having as focus innovation and sustainability.
Watching so many businesses at VivaTech working towards innovation and growth through sustainability has been enlightening for my own development boost, gaining different perspectives for supporting entrepreneurs, not only to identify sustainability innovation opportunities but also to develop the critical skills to make them happen.
The most memorable moments that I have experienced at VivaTech 2021, showcasing innovation and sustainability are illustrated next.
1000+ Efficient and Profitable Solutions to Protect the Environment
To address environmental challenges without compromising economic growth, Bertrand Piccard and the Solar Impulse Foundation have identified 1000+ clean and profitable solutions. Solar Impulse Label awards efficient, clean and profitable solutions with a positive impact on the environment and quality of life. As an Expert with the Solar Impulse Foundation, I have helped to assess and label 1000Solutions for a clean and profitable future.
Solar Impulse Foundation and Bertrand Piccard will now push to scale and implement these 1000Solutions for the benefit of the environment and the economy.
Here is a snapshot of the Efficient Solutions which were present this year at VivaTech.
All the Efficient Solutions which have been already selected and labelled to be included in the Solar Impulse 1000+ Solutions Guide can be explored here.
Impact of Sustainability in the Workplace
Commuting Faster, Greener and Smarter Panel was visionary and insightful, also pointing out future trends and challenges of employee mobility, viable solutions and impact on the environment.
Green Tech Trends and Innovations
The 24/7 VivaTech channel was resourceful and foresighted, with live interviews streaming from the exhibition, presenting the latest and impactful green tech trends and innovations.
Unfolding Festivities in Innovation and Sustainability
From showcasing smart tech for green shipping or the environmental roadmap allying nature and creativity, around 40 inspiring sessions associated with innovation and sustainability were exhibited on the digital platform.
This is just a small glimpse:
Key Takeaways VivaTech 2021: Innovation and Sustainability
This past year we’ve learned more than ever about the positive impact of businesses whose success is driven not only by the profits they generate but by the impact they can have on our communities and the planet.
VivaTech was eye-opening and jaw-dropping, illustrating an abundance of possibilities for technologies to serve the planet and society and to shape a future where innovation brings economics and the environment closer together.
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Taking notes with online mindmaps from MindMeister