Supercharging the Battery: The Pursuit of Safety and Power

Batteries have the power to transform our lives — they already have. First developed in the 1970s, lithium-ion batteries have expanded into a $7 billion industry. They power our phones, computers, cameras, radios, e-cigarettes, tools, and wheelchairs. They power our electric cars. They could even power electric planes. Lithium-ion batteries have the potential to unseat fossil fuel-based technologies and drive sustainability efforts to transition to clean energy sources. But they haven’t. Not yet, … Read More

Davos Strategy for Sustainable Global Impact

We believe that innovation and technology can help resolve some of the world’s greatest challenges.

Our objective is to assemble a small and dynamic group of high achievers who want to make sustainable global impact. This starts by creating an inventory of the major players and innovations in our key areas of focus: Energy, Climate, Sustainability, and Health. This research is being led by fellows at the Altru Leadership Academy at the United Nations, thereby … Read More