The time to act is now!

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, BioEco 2014, Videos

Have a look at the infographics video showing the results and recommendations of the 2014 Barcelona BioEconomy Forum – a call for action and cooperation amongst key stakeholders in local, regional and global contexts.

Video highlights of Day 2

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, Events, BioEco 2014, Videos

news20150301We have uploaded two new videos with the main action of the sessions held at the Castellet Castle during November 28th, 2014. You can find them in our YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/bcnbioeconomyforum), where you can subscribe to don’t miss any update, or watch them below:

 

Barcelona BioEco 2014 highlights on the Catalonian national TV news

Thursday, 26 March 2015 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, Events, BioEco 2014, Videos

The national TV channel of Catalonia (TV3) followed the Barcelona BioEconomy Forum with interest and broadcasted some highlights on their prime time news. They explained what is bioeconomy and which are the near future challenges.

You can see the video (1m28s) at:

http://www.ccma.cat/tv3/alacarta/Telenoticies-migdia/Bioeconomia/video/5414472/

 

Twitter highlights from #BioEco2014

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, BioEco 2014, Videos

Lively interaction between Forum participants and bioeconomy enthusiasts outside the meeting took place on Twitter during the two days of Barcelona BioEco 2014. Participants were able to see a live feed of #BioEco2014 tweets via screens specifically set up for the purpose in the main auditoriums.

Twitter highlights can be found in the #BioEco2014 Storify.

 

 

Barcelona BioEco 2014 makes the National TV news!

Friday, 28 November 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, Events, BioEco 2014, Videos

Barcelona BioEco 2014 makes the National TV news!

Interviews carried out on the opening morning of the Barcelona BioEconomy Forum were broadcast on the evening of the first day of the event on the Spanish National Television channel “La 2”.

Advisory Board Chairman, Professor Martí Boada, and Mr Joan Rovira, Forest Owner and Chairman of the Catalan Forest Owners’ Association described the challenges and opportunities for the bioeconomy with special focus on the situation in Catalonia.

 

 

Minute 8:55

More television coverage of the Barcelona BioEconomy Forum

Friday, 28 November 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, Events, BioEco 2014, Videos

More television coverage of the Barcelona BioEconomy Forum

The interviews carried out with Advisory Board Chairman, Professor Martí Boada, Mr Joan Rovira, Forest Owner and Chairman of the Catalan Forest Owners’ Association and Ms Isabel García Tejerina, Spanish Minister of Agriculture, were also broadcast on the regional news section of national TV station “La 1”. The interviews were conducted in the beautiful setting of the Sant Pau Art Nouveau site.

 

 

Minute 12:40

Barcelona BioEconomy Forum on the afternoon news

Friday, 28 November 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, Events, BioEco 2014, Videos

Barcelona BioEconomy Forum on the afternoon news

The Barcelona BioEconomy Forum was featured on the afternoon news on Day 1 of the event, with a report on the possibilities for the bioeconomy and focussing on the current situation in Catalonia.

Featured in the interview were Professor Martí Boada, Chair of the Barcelona BioEconomy forum Advisory Board, Mr Joan Rovira, Forest Owner and Chairman of the Catalan Forest Owners’ Association and Ms Isabel García Tejerina, Spanish Minister of Agriculture.

Minute 8:30

Arab Hoballah: Making the economic case for bioeconomy

Thursday, 20 November 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, BioEco 2014, Videos

We must consider bioeconomy in a systems approach, moving beyond theory to application at a larger scale. And we need to convince decision-makers that the bioeconomy is not merely a cost but also a benefit, that driving solutions to sustainability can save on resources and money.

William McDonough: tools to achieve sustainable development and social equity

Thursday, 13 November 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, BioEco 2014, Videos

William McDonough of McDonough Innovation presents his vision of the BioEconomy: encompassing life, home and logic to art, knowledge and science. He discusses how finding truth and beauty is a fundamental part of our philosophy and the importance of having the tools that enable us to achieve sustainable development and social equity.

Creating sustainable value for a business

Friday, 31 October 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, Videos

In this video, it's introduced a framework to help answer the question: How does sustainability create value for a business? This is a critical question to answer if we are hoping a business is going to make positive progress on sustainability. The Sustainable Value Framework was published in 2003 in the journal of the Academy of Management Executive in an article entitled “Creating Sustainable Value” and authored by Stuart L. Hart and Mark B. Milstein.

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