‘Must watch’ speeches from sustainability leaders

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Exciting Times for Change

It’s an exciting time, if you are interested in sustainability. With innovations in technology and a shift in popular opinion, it seems a momentum is building.

We have handpicked 5 of our favorite talks from sustainability leaders that deal with the coming change.

Enjoy![/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”http://www.ted.com/talks/al_gore_the_case_for_optimism_on_climate_change#t-55396″ title=”Al Gore- Reasons for Optimism on Climate Change” css=”.vc_custom_1459851547849{padding-top: 30px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1459853827762{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]During his presentation, Al Gore takes us from deep devastation to optimistic hope. He challenges us to think about the sustainability of our planet and provides practical solutions for the most threatening problems of our time.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpDxE8BhPSM” title=”Boyan Slat founder of The Ocean CleanUp Project”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1459853845235{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]Despite his young age, Boyan created a beautifully original and simple way to save our oceans from garbage. In his talk he shares his motives and explains his innovative way to restore the oceans.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.ted.com/talks/enrique_penalosa_why_buses_represent_democracy_in_action?language=en” title=”Enrique Peñalosa on sustainable cities”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1459853862150{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]In this inspiring presentation, the mayor of Bogotá shares his vision on the future of smart cities. Places with beautiful greenways, bicycle highways, streets without cars – places where people can re-connect with nature and each other.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.ted.com/talks/audrey_choi_how_to_make_a_profit_while_making_a_difference” title=”Audrey Choi on Sustainable investment”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1459853877849{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]In this original presetation, Audrey shows us the power of capital that is owned by the people –  and how it could be invested for our future. She believes sustainable investment is a low-hanging fruit that we all should be grabbing.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.ted.com/talks/elora_hardy_magical_houses_made_of_bamboo” title=”Elora Hardy, Sustainable Design for future housing”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In her exciting talk, Elora presents the benefits of bamboo, an enduring yet handy material, of which future houses will be built.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Corey Harnish

Corey is the CEO of Better Word International, leading the development of The Good Cards which is an innovative online-gaming platform and app that engages people worldwide in doing good deeds for happiness and global sustainability. As an active life coach and aspiring social justice activist, Corey empowers individuals and communities and helps them to flourish through personal development coaching and community service involvement.