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No Goals Left Behind: The Global Opportunity Report 2018 launches with a call to action

No Goals Left Behind: The Global Opportunity Report 2018 launches with a call to action

Cricket chips anyone? Yum! Chirps Chips is making money while meeting a growing protein demand with less impact on the environment. Insect food is one of many innovative products featured in the Global Opportunity Report 2018, unveiled on February 1s ...

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Sustainable business 2018

Sustainable business 2018

12 years left to meet the world 2030 agenda. An agenda precisely and elegantly formulated by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. What is next for sustainable business? I have summarized 10 key takeaways from dialogues with corporate leaders. Some a ...

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Smart containers ready to disrupt the seafood industry

Smart containers ready to disrupt the seafood industry

The seafood industry must comply with increasingly strict demands from consumers on sustainable seafood production. For that reason, a group of graduates have spent their summer at DNV GL developing smart "robot containers" with cooling systems that ...

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Inspiration unlocks the future

Inspiration unlocks the future

The Global Opportunity Explorer is a powerful new online community building on open innovation, co-creation and collaboration. It represents solutions for different industry sectors: all are categorized according to the SDGs, and demonstrate practical approaches to issues ranging from water scarcity to resilient cities and clean energy. ...

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A green coastal shipping vision

A green coastal shipping vision

Norway has established a joint initiative between government and industry to create the world's most efficient and environmentally-friendly fleet of coastal vessels. The Green Coastal Shipping Programme aims to revolutionize the way coastal shipping ...

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In pictures: Keeping the SDGs on track – the launch of the Future of Spaceship Earth

In pictures: Keeping the SDGs on track – the launch of the Future of Spaceship Earth

New York, Monday, 19 September 2016. DNV GL launched its report Future of Spaceship Earth ahead of the UN Global Compact's Private Sector Forum at the UN in New York. The report calls for extraordinary action from the private sector to keep the Sust ...

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The World just Moved: 4 transformative governance shifts emerging from COP21

The World just Moved: 4 transformative governance shifts emerging from COP21

The climate agreement at COP21 in Paris has generated quite a bit of heat. Scientists and researchers are squabbling over the feasibility of achieving the sub-2 °C target, while others are dismissive of the commitments made by countries via their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and of their political will to act. ...

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Opportunities to combat Non-Communicable Diseases

Opportunities to combat Non-Communicable Diseases

February 4th is the World Cancer Day. This disease comes under the umbrella of ‘Non-communicable diseases’, which is one of the risks addressed in the Global Opportunity Reports. Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, and chronic lung diseases pose a significant threat to lives, livelihoods and economic development globally. ...

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How to fight the biggest challenge ahead: Fear of the future

How to fight the biggest challenge ahead: Fear of the future

This week presents one example of a new mindset and a new optimism. It is the launch of the 2016 Global Opportunity Report. As a counterpart to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks report, this report seeks to turn the world’s biggest risks into its greatest opportunities. ...

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Top 5 #Sustainability blog posts 2015

Top 5 #Sustainability blog posts 2015

It has been an amazing 12 months in the world of sustainable business. The scope of humanity’s biggest environmental and social challenges, from climate change to inequality, came into much sharper focus this year — as did the abundant opportunities to do something about them. ...

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