Julio Friedmann is the chief scientist at Carbon Direct and a leading expert on carbon removal, sequestration, and conversion. “Addressing the climate crisis will be the biggest enterprise in all human history, so there is a tremendous opportunity to do it well and make sure that local communities benefit meaningfully,” he says. We interviewed him about the potential of gr...
The Future Leaders Climate Summit gathers a diverse group of young climate changemakers for three days to discuss climate policy, communications, advocacy, and individual action with climate and energy experts, and participate in Aspen Ideas: Climate.
Research Equity is the Foundation of Health Equity
Race, ethnicity, age, sex, environment, and other social determinants of health can all impact how different people respond to the same medicine or vaccine. This is why diversity and inclusivity at every stage of the medical research process are critical to learning about the safety and efficacy of potential treatments for all patients. Presented by Pfizer.
Health Fellow Spotlight: Lea Masamo, Africa Sickle Cell Organisation
Meet Lea Masamo, a 2022 Aspen Ideas: Health Fellow who's building a movement of people living with sickle cell disease to advocate for programs and policies needed to improve access to quality health care.
Our Way of Life Depends on Building a New, Just Energy System
Jason Bordoff, Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, reflects on the tension between energy affordability and climate ambition and what is necessary for a just energy transition.
Broader Access is Vital to the Future of Testing and Healthcare Innovation
Building on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are significant opportunities to expand the use of rapid testing to address many health challenges around the world- from infectious diseases like malaria and HIV to non-infectious health needs like prenatal care. Learn how Abbott is intentionally approaching product development to democratize, decentralize and...
RE$ET Breakout: A Mission-Oriented Approach to Stakeholder Capitalism
Across her research and writing, author and professor Mariana Mazzucato offers searing criticisms of capitalism. But in her new book "Mission Economy," she sees the possibility for a new “mission oriented” approach to capitalism that embraces inclusivity, sustainability, and innovation.
Having Corporate Purpose Benefits Business and Society
What exactly is corporate purpose? How can it provide more viable and enduring success for business and communities? Bobbi Silten, managing director of the Shared Value Initiative, shares her insights.