Davos 2021 Theme – “The Great Reset”

Geneva, Switzerland, 3 June 2020 – “The Great Reset” will be the theme of a unique twin summit to be convened by the World Economic Forum in January 2021. The 51st World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will bring together global leaders from government, business and civil society, and stakeholders from around the world in a unique configuration that includes both in-person and virtual dialogues.

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Davos 2021. Sessions on Pandemics and Climate.

“We only have one planet and we know that climate change could be the next global disaster with even more dramatic consequences for humankind. We have to decarbonize the economy in the short window still remaining” said Klaus Schwab, Founder of the World Economic Forum in an announcement June 4th. (see full article)

Altru is positioned for influence as it has laid a foundation with its Global Climate Project “Bend the Curve.” which will … Read More

Altru Innovation Platform to Scale Big Ideas

Screening Room and Innovation Platform at the Davos Clubhouse 

Altru offers delegates of the Winter Summit a means to accelerate the development of projects, companies, and technologies focused on addressing complex global challenges. Guided by the belief that big problems are best addressed by the creative innovation of scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs, Altru’s focus is on identifying and scaling the most compelling proposals. 

Altru has developed a comprehensive Innovation Platform for members to reach a Read More

The Fashion of Sustainability: Transforming Practice

The clothing and textile industry is the second largest polluter in the world. The first? Oil. When we think of pollution, we imagine coal powerplants, landfills of waste, raw sewage, black smoke and thick smog, strip-mined mountaintops. It’s an image refined and curated by the contrast between headlines of oil spills and burning forests and glamorous, glossy images of beautiful clothing, jewelry – the latest fashions.

The EPA reports that 15.1 million tons of textile
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Altru Member Nakul Saran appointed COO of Sea the Future

This October, Altru Member Nakul Saran was appointed to COO of Sea the Future, an initiative by the Minderoo Foundation that works to end plastic waste globally. Sea the Future asks industry leaders to take the first step in fighting plastic pollution by making voluntary contributions to global recycling, collection, and environmental remediation efforts. 

Having grown up in Mauritius, immersed in island culture, Nakul’s formative years were shaped by his relationship to the … Read More