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Julie Conti

External Communication Manager

News — May 09, 2019

Event: the role of start-ups in addressing global development...

Written by Julie Conti - 2min read

On May 14th 2019, in the Palace of Nations in Geneva, UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) and the Solar Impulse Foundation will debate the role of start-ups in addressing global development challenges. What role can start-ups play in tackling today's most pressing development...

News — November 23, 2018

"L’avion qui vole avec le Soleil" par Michèle Piccard

Written by Julie Conti

C’est à l’UNESCO que Michèle et Bertrand Piccard ont présenté le dernier né de leur histoire commune, le livre jeunesse "L’avion qui vole avec le soleil".Le livre retrace l’histoire derrière l’Histoire, allant des grands pionniers du XXème siècle qui ont inspiré Bertrand Piccard...

1000 Solutions — October 29, 2018

Woodoo: wood is the new concrete

Written by Julie Conti

“If the 19th century was the age of iron, and the 20th the age of concrete... Then the 21st century will be the age of wood in construction” says Timothée Boitouzet CEO of Woodoo. Architect by profession, this French entrepreneur has replaced his pencils and blue prints by a lab coat to conceive an augmented...

1000 Solutions — September 28, 2018

How to reduce cow’s impact on climate ?

Written by Julie Conti

And things could get much worse in the coming years, as dairy milk and beef global production is increasing every year. Indeed, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) & the FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2027 even projects a significant increase of 22% to the reference...

News — September 07, 2018

Boyan Slat is launching System 001 of The Ocean Cleanup

Written by Julie Conti

In 2014, Boyan Slat raised 2.2 million USD to finance his idea of passive concentration system to catch and concentrate plastic pollution in the ocean using currents. This campaign remains to this day the biggest crowdfunding ever made for a non profit organization.The clever and simple concept of The Ocean...