16 Feb '17, 2pm

Corporate sustainability 2.0 and Clean tech 3.0 - a winning combination in the age of Trump

Corporate sustainability 2.0 and Clean tech 3.0 - a winning combination in the age of Trump

Which brings us to the third, and most important sphere: technology. Porritt suggests we are seeing corporate sustainability 2.0, but in the clean tech space I would argue we are entering iteration 3.0 (or perhaps a 1.5 release should be retrospectively added to bring the numbers in to line). Clean tech 1.0 got solar panels and wind turbines and electric vehicles and energy storage and smart grids and fuel cells and the rest out of the labs and into the wild. Clean tech 2.0, the lifespan of which varied significantly depending on the technology, saw these various products tested and piloted and trialled at varying scales, allowing for costs to fall and performance to improve. Clean tech 3.0, which is starting to emerge in some crucial markets, sees mainstream, competitive technologies deployed at scale.

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/blog-post/3004796/corpora...

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