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4 years ago, Barclays and Unreasonable Group partnered to launch Unreasonable Impact to scale up entrepreneurial solutions that provide opportunities for thousands of jobs in sustainability, while solving some of society’s most urgent social and environmental challenges. ECOncrete was selected from hundreds of companies across the globe to join 13 other impact leaders in the […]
Nature Inspires Innovations Japan’s Shinkansen Bullet Train was one of the fastest in the world, but air pressure changes caused huge sound booms every time it exited a tunnel. The train’s shape needed a solution, and inspiration came from a bird’s beak. The Kingfisher is a predator that can dive into the water without splashing […]
As the global offshore wind industry develops, novel eco-engineering techniques help reduce the risk of seabed habitat disruption and unlock new opportunities. Offshore Wind Energy Below Sea Level Development of renewable energy such as wind and solar in an ecologically sustainable fashion is vital for the future of our planet. Offshore wind turbine capacity has […]
Author: Rachel Krasna COVID-19 has shaken our world in ways that we have never before experienced. Many countries have shifted lockdown restrictions months into the coronavirus, leaving other nations to inevitably tighten the rules. While we wade through an unprecedented global pandemic, the ecologist in us can’t help but wonder; “what does Mother Nature make […]
We welcome our latest innovation! Here’s a sneak preview of the CoastaLock: A fully structural interlocking ecological armor unit designed to provide water retaining features along constructed coastlines; replacing portions of the standard rock armor of ripraps, revetments and breakwaters. The concrete units are manufactured with our proprietary bio-enhancing admixture and unique surface designs to […]
With 10.409 companies participating from 173 countries is the ‘United Nations Global Compact’ the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. Their mission is to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders, by aligning their strategies and operations with 10 Principles. The 10 principles are focusing on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption. Click here […]
How about greener walls? Living in the city means terrace houses, buildings next to each other and the landscape looks like concrete blocks, in essence “Urban sprawl”. This calls for innovative green solutions that reduce the ecological footprint of concrete based infrastructures such as buildings, retaining walls, and acoustic barriers. ECOncrete® has developed a Bio-Active […]
ECOncrete – Concrete Ecological Solutions are now an official Solar Impulse Efficient Solution, one of 1000 impactful solution holding this prestigious label You never heard about Solar Impulse? So now it’s time! The Solar Impulse Efficient Solution Label is a growing symbol for credibility: a trademark, that carries the pioneering and innovative spirit of the […]
Is there a person in the world that doesn’t like to sit on the beach, take a short break from the daily grind, and enjoy the beautiful ocean scenery? Unfortunately, due to climate change, global sea levels are rising and people who like to enjoy the shoreline are no longer able to do so, as […]
World Oceans Day: Protecting and celebrating our most precious natural resource World Oceans Day, June 8, 2019 From space, planet Earth is easily recognizable as the “Blue Planet” with over 70% of its surface covered by oceans, yet scientists know less about the oceans than they do about the surface of the moon. While 95% […]
5 Ways to Save The Ocean That You Probably Haven’t Tried Yet: World Ocean Day is coming up on June 8th, and we wanted to share with you some ways to save our oceans that might be new to you. Could you imagine a world without healthy oceans? There would be no coral reefs to […]
What is WEDG? During times of changing sea levels, unpredictable hurricanes and natural disasters, cities all around the world are contemplating their sustainable futures. 2018 provided numerous challenges from Puerto Rico’s dilapidated bridges and roadways, to mudslides and fires in California. Global port expansions are on the rise, increases in shipping commerce, cruise line destinations […]