Enel and InnoCentive are Pursuing Responsible Consumption & Production through SDG # 12

Posted by InnoCentive on Dec 3, 2018 11:59:00 AM

Many resources may be finite, but there are enough to supply the people of the world with what they need to survive. What stops us from reaching this point is waste and mismanagement. There is enough food to feed the world, research shows, yet close to a billion people go hungry every day. Despite this, countless resources are wasted on a daily basis. The United States alone wastes about 150,000 tons of food each day, and even more resources are misused through inefficient production methods by companies and undeveloped countries. 

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Topics: Enel

Enel and InnoCentive Aid in UN SDG # 9: Focusing on resilient Infrastructure, Sustainable Industrialization and Innovation

Posted by InnoCentive on Nov 29, 2018 11:56:00 AM

Modern infrastructure and industrialization have the potential to transform underdeveloped nations into more prosperous, clean and safe places for people to thrive, but not every nation has access to the resources they need. We must also keep in mind that, while industry and commerce are essential in achieving prosperity, environmental sustainability and clean energy must always be a priority. 

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Topics: Enel, Challenges

How Enel and InnoCentive are Improving Lives While Making Cities Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable Through SDG # 11

Posted by InnoCentive on Nov 26, 2018 11:58:00 AM

According to the Sustainable Development Goals Report of 2018, released by the Secretary-General, the number of people living in areas regarded as “slums” has increased to 883 million. The same report also cites that, as of 2016, 91 percent of people living in urban areas worldwide were not breathing air that meets the World Health Organization’s standards, and more than half of the urban population is exposed to air pollution that is more than twice the recommended standards for safety. This has been a contributing factors to an estimated 4.2 million deaths worldwide. 

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Topics: Enel

4 Simple, Yet Powerful Benefits of Crowdsourced Solutions

Posted by Jon Fredrickson on Nov 19, 2018 12:11:00 PM

Sometimes, simplicity is a great thing. We simplify complex instructions, dense research, and many other things in our lives. When concepts like open innovation and crowdsourced solutions are discussed, it’s essential to simplify; what this means, the process, what it is and is not, and the benefits organizations stand to gain by embracing this capability and results for rapid and meaningful innovation. At InnoCentive, we strive for simplicity; we make open innovation an easy process for organizations all over the world by connecting them with a network of more than 400,000 Solvers with InnoCentive expert-aided design.. 

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Topics: Seekers, Innovation Insights

Questions You Should Ask Crowdsourcing Platforms

Posted by Jon Fredrickson on Oct 31, 2018 8:48:00 AM

by Jon A. Fredrickson Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer

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Topics: Innovation Insights, Seekers

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