The story of Provenance

Provenance Founder Jessi Baker on building the blockchain startup revolutionising supply chains.

The Robin Hood of currency exchange

TransferWise CEO, and serial disruptor, Taavet Hinrikus on the opportunities incumbents miss by not putting the customer first.


Breakthrough Business Models

Exploring how executives and entrepreneurs can harness an evolving set of business model features to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals.


Disruptive Technologies

Explore how disruptive technologies can impact the Sustainable Development Goals. Developed in association with PA Consulting, this section will evolve over the next month to look across 12 technologies ranging from Robotics to Blockchain.


Breakthrough Innovation Challenges

The BIC brings together 22 intrapreneurs from 10 companies, challenging them to create sustainable business models with disruptive tech. Learn about their journeys here.

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Breakthrough Library

Incentivising good business

Zenia Tata of the XPRIZE on the power of marrying Social Entrepreneurship, breakthrough technologies, and the wisdom of the crowd.


Featuring Zenia Tata, Global Development, XPRIZE

Erez Galonska, Guy Galonska and Osnat Michaeli, Founders, InFarm: Farming in the aisles

Farming in the aisles

InFarm are tackling world hunger and bringing new transparency to food production, one in-store on-demand farm at a time.


Organisation InFarm

Location Berlin, Germany

Darwin for the DNA Age on the evolution of business

Forget the digital revolution, Juan Enriquez says life code is the real gamechanger


Featuring Juan Enriquez, Managing Director, Excel Venture Management

Playing with the substance of 'us'

IndieBio's Ryan Bethencourt is on a mission to marry advancements in biotechnology with successful business models


Featuring Ryan Bethencourt, Program Director, IndieBio

Vasu Padmanabhan, CEO, Piramal Sarvajal: Water ATMs making a splash in India

Water ATMs making a splash in India

It may be powered by the sun and managed by the cloud, but Piramal Sarvajal's decentralised clean-water system isn't the water cycle you learnt about at school


Organisation Piramal Sarvajal

Location Ahmedabad, India

The wannabe innovator against the status quo

MIT's Andrew McAfee on why the next industrial revolution is closer than you think


Featuring Andrew McAfee, Digital Economy, MIT

The startup taking the planet's pulse

Planet is on a mission to image the entire Earth every day. Robbie Schingler, Co-Founder of Planet, explains. Are you ready for your close-up?


Featuring Robbie Schingler, Co-Founder, Planet

Open power - the future of energy

Francesco Starace, CEO of Enel, on letting go of carbon and democratising power


Featuring Francesco Starace, CEO, Enel