1000+ efficient and profitable solutions to protect the environment
To address sustainability challenges while enabling economic growth, Bertrand Piccard and the Solar Impulse Foundation have identified 1000+ clean and profitable solutions. The Solar Impulse Foundation has organized these solutions into a Guide in order to support their implementation at scale. By giving political and economic decision-makers the tools to adopt much more ambitious energy and environmental policies, the Foundation will help them to set a roadmap to reach their environmental objectives.
Solutions exist that are logical more than just ecological, that can create jobs and generate profit while also reducing polluting emissions and preserving natural resources.Bertrand Piccard
A new challenge
4 years ago, Bertrand Piccard set the challenge of selecting 1000 solutions to protect the environment in a profitable way. Today, we have reached this milestone. So, what comes next?
It’s time to use these efficient solutions to make our world cleaner, more efficient and boost economic growth. To help anyone search solutions, we create the Guide. To help companies and public authorities achieve their environmental targets, we build the Cleanprint. To drive investment in clean technologies, we match investors with efficient solutions providers.
An award for clean and profitable solutions Assessed by independent experts, the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label, serves as a credible marker of quality to decision-makers in business and governments.This will pull new technologies and products to the market and fast track their implementation.
News - April 13, 2021
The 1000+ Solutions Call
Climate policy is a story of false promises and resistance to change by those who still believe they must choose between ecology and economy. Too many governments and companies are announcing carbon neutrality targets for 2050 without having the concrete solutions to achieve them. We will change...
A «pool» of solutions, ready to be promoted among decision-makers By bringing to decision-makers 1000+ clean and profitable solutions, Bertrand Piccard wants to demonstrate to decision-makers the financial profitability of clean technologies and therefore, push governments to adopt more ambitious energy policies and environmental targets.
Hydraulic head pump
A water-lifting device without electricity, capable of delivering high volumes of water with renewable energy
TerViva’s Pongamia Protein & Oil
Producing tasty and nourishing plant protein and vegetable oil from the sustainable legume tree Pongamia
Digital solution based on predictive modeling to enhance quality and productivity in strip processing lines while allowing energy and material savings
A global transportation management technology solution for reducing miles, fuel and CO2 emissions
The Planet Plug®
A standard plug and socket for full-sized DC home/workplace appliances, that lowers CAPEX/OPEX, insurance Costs plus saves the environment
Mosan - The Circular Sanitation Solution
Mosan is an attractive, safe, ecological and inclusive market-based sanitation service for low-income, densely populated settlements
Park&Play is an innovative solution to address parking problems: a reversible, demountable, modular car park which can be set up in a few weeks
Fouling Cleaning Ultrasound Technology
Software-guided sustainable power ultrasound solution to keep industrial production equipment constantly clean without stopping production or using toxic chemicals
Prototype in lab
High-efficiency atmospheric water generators
Produce water from ambient air with high production capacities
From Eligibility and Evaluation criteria, to Concrete benefits for cleantech innovators, join the Solar Impulse Foundation team in this 1-hour webinar to get all the info you need before starting your application to the Efficient Solutions Label. For the solutions who received a grant or Seal of Excellence, from the EIC Accelerator Phase II Program Award by the European Commission, we also show you how to use a fast-track option and obtain the Label with minimum efforts and faster submission.
A pioneering vision, considering ecology through the lens of profitability As an influential voice on progress and sustainability, Bertrand Piccard is now working to develop collaborations with governments, institutions and large companies to give them practical tools to reconcile ecology and economy and prove that solving climate change – rather than an expensive problem – is a fantastic market opportunity.
A global strike force to fast-track solutions Strong believer in the power of synergies and in the need to bring together clean technology players, Bertrand Piccard has launched the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions. This community of 3531 innovators and investors from all walks of life and, above all, a "pool" of solutions, ready to be labelled and promoted among decision-makers, the media and the public.
A first in energy to showcase the potential of clean technologies When Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg succeeded in flying 43,000 km around the world in a solar-powered airplane without using a drop of fuel, it was more than a historic first, it was a first in energy highlighting the potential of clean technologies that can do more than we ever thought possible, reducing our energy consumption, protect natural resources and improve the quality of life on Earth.