[Challenge:Future] IEDC's Green Bridge

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[Challenge:Future] IEDC's Green Bridge

  1. 1. The GREEN Bridge<br />Through innovation to a<br />Sustainable future<br />
  2. 2. Building Bridges<br />
  3. 3. The GREENBridgepresents:<br />IEDC ‘s THINK TANK<br />Solar Powered Lighting<br />Sustainability<br />MBA Students<br />Entrepreneurship<br />Innovation<br />New business models<br />Environment<br />Green Energy<br />
  4. 4. IEDC-TT<br />Bled School of Management’s Think Tank<br />
  5. 5. Mission: <br />Through innovation on top of green energy infrastructure to future sustainable business opportunities.<br />
  6. 6. 1.6 Billion people have noaccess to electricity<br />
  7. 7. 500 Million Africans use the sun as<br /> their main source of lighting<br />
  8. 8. Nighttime in Africa means:<br />Complete darkness ..or flickering of candles<br /><ul><li>No studying
  9. 9. No working
  10. 10. No entertainment
  11. 11. No proper healthcare
  12. 12. Danger</li></li></ul><li>THINK!<br />ACT!<br />INNOVATE!<br />Green energy based on new technologies will create affordable source of energy, creating a wealth of new opportunities for local businesses in Africa<br />
  13. 13. IEDC THINK TANK<br />
  14. 14. Benefits of solar powered lighting in Africa<br />Creating new job opportunities<br />Benefiting communities<br />Better for health-compared to kerosene lamps<br />Eco friendly<br />Social aspect: light brings communities together<br />Safety: No fire hazard + Road safety<br />Last but not least creates foundation for new business opportunities<br />
  15. 15. Building on top of existing green initiatives:<br />
  16. 16. IEDC’s GREEN Bridge will<br /> Connect innovative and open-minded IEDC students, alumni, lecturers, professors & NGOs<br />-&gt;Together they will help to bridge the poverty gap by enabling business opportunities using solar powered lighting<br />STIMULATE CHANGE<br />
  17. 17. IEDC’s Green Bridge:<br />

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