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  • 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

  • Impact Investment Platform to Premier in Davos

    Altru Institute will introduce its impact investment platform at its Winter Summit in Davos on January 20th.

    The Altru Innovation Platform will showcase the most promising technologies addressing complex global challenges. Energy, Climate, Sustainability, Health, AI are the primary themes.   Projects already identified in Addiction, Cancer, Infectious Disease. in the Energy space, energy, Battery technology, Solar-powered transportation, and magnetic energy generation.

    Altru seeks to source the most promising innovations from around the world.Read More

  • Fashion 4 Development Leads the Sustainable Fashion Revolution

    Like Altru Institute and its close relationship with the United Nations, F4D has established itself as a global platform that supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by harnessing the power of the fashion and beauty industries. F4D realizes that apparel brands are well suited to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals, especially goal 12 for responsible consumption and production, due to the complexity and expansiveness of their footprint.

    Evie Evangelou created Fashion 4 Development … Read More

  • Opioid Addiction: An Integrated Treatment Approach

    An estimated 130 people will die from an opioid overdose each day in the U.S. Despite increased awareness, the epidemic remains severely underfunded and the crisis has seen little, if any, progress. The opioid crisis has also resulted in a substantial cost burden to society—in 2013, health care costs, criminal justice expenses, and productivity losses attributable to opioid misuse were estimated to total $78.5 billion; this cost is expected to increase further in the coming … Read More

  • Introducing Altru Verticals and Ecosystem Reports

    Altru’s goal is to influence sustainable global impact. We do so by identifying global challenges, researching pioneers of new solutions, and presenting the most compelling proposals at our Annual Winter Summit in Davos. 

    We have identified four significant global challenges, or Verticals, where we can add unique value. We are working to identify the best and brightest at work on these key challenges. We are curating a collection of the most innovative approaches … Read More