Green Technology is all about innovations that promote a sustainable future, including circular economy, renewable energies and green mobility. We show you how innovation and the environment intermesh.
"Mission to Net Zero": The Greentech Festival celebrates its 5th anniversary
Green technologies, future-proof knowledge & global synergies for transformative change - that's what the Greentech Festival 2023 promises
Sustainable phone cases in line with environmental protection and design
Sustainable phone cases: Small changes with a big impact. caseable shows how environmentally friendly tech gadgets can be
Hydrogen Utopia and Ethical Fashion Group turn fashion into energy
How EFG and HUI aim to find a fashion pollution solution by converting fashion waste into hydrogen
Blockchain: The solution for sustainable supply chain management?
Supply chains pose social and environmental challenges for companies - how the blockchain should change that
Plan A founder Lubomila Jordanova transforms the economy sustainably
How the SaaS platform Plan A enables, simplifies and automates the transition to a sustainable and decarbonized economy In an interview with Lubomila Jordanova, Co-Founder & CEO "Plan A"
Eco meets innovation: UNStudio presents sustainable office tower
When architecture meets uncompromising social & ecological sustainability - UNStudio launches design for Frankfurt's NION office tower
Solar Geoengineering: Space bubbles against climate change
A group of MIT scientists is researching an utopian idea to stop global climate change
The Loewe summer collection 2023 – with living plants
the new men's collection combines nature and technology to show that fashion needs to be more sustainable
Textile Exchange Report 2021 – glimmers of hope and need for action
A radical switch to sustainable materials is imperative to meet climate targets
Global Fashion Summit 2022 direct to a new era
With innovation and alliances for sustainability in fashion
Recap – The Green Voices Conference 2022
For everyone who is committed to sustainability - together for a working world without burnout for people and nature
Stella McCartney unveils first mushroom leather bag as part of SS22
The sustainable and vegan luxury brand launches the first handbag made from vegan Mycelium leather
Davos Highlights 2022 - climate protection, environment and innovations
Climate catastrophes, energy transition and trillion trees - together for a green and sustainable future
CO2-negative textiles from the laboratory - a solution for the fashion industry?
Bind textiles from greenhouse gases and carbon - the company Rubi Laboratories makes this possible and the industry is keen on it
Kelp Collection: 3D print design innovation made from recycled fishing nets
The Swedish design studio Interesting Times Gang launches trendsetting Kelp Collection, which combines 3D printing with recycling
The Dematerialised and Lukso Co-Founder on the New Creative Economy
The marketplace for digital fashion NFTs and the blockchain technology behind them are challenging the traditional fashion industry In an interview with Marjorie Hernandez, co-founder The Dematerialised and Lukso
Kering invests in real leather from the lab – is this the future?
Luxury fashion group Kering has teamed up with VitroLabs - a biotech start-up from California - to develop leather alternatives
NJAL launches its first sustainable collection: Collection N°1
After NJAL has already given 50.000 designers a voice in fashion, the first own & sustainable Collection N°1 follows
Zaha Hadid Architects set new standards for Eco Architecture
Zaha Hadid Architects' BEEAH Headquarters: A symbol of architecture at the intersection of sustainability, technology and philanthropy
The finalists of the Tom Ford x Lonley Whale "Plastic Innovation Prize" have been chosen
A competition focused on developing biodegradable alternatives to plastic polybags
From Bitcoin to BIO Coin? Crypto can be that sustainable
Blockchain and crypto are currently traded as the "green" capital investment for an ecological future - is crypto sustainable?
Study shows how people think about technology and sustainability
The Bosch Tech Compass shows how globally people think and feel about technology.
Brave New World: Is the Metaverse bad for the environment?
Technologies such as VR, gaming, crypto, blockchain and NFT are now uniting in the digital metaverse – how sustainable is the hype?
Hydrogen hype: A climate-neutral future with green hydrogen
Will hydrogen become a model for the future? Latest developments make hydrogen a “game changer”
The Future is Now - 3D design innovation is revolutionizing fashion
The exceptional Austrian designer Julia Körner talks about the future of 3D printing as a combination of design, innovation and sustainability In an interview with Julia Körner, founder of JK Design
Circular cities: The future of urban spaces
With increasing urbanization, the challenges for urban planning also increase - circular cities offer a possible solution
Future journey of the automotive industry to the station sustainability?
6 questions to Prof. Dr. Stefan Bratzel, Head of the Center of Automotive Management, on the sustainability of mobility In an interview with Prof. Dr. Stefan Bratzel, Director Center of Automotive Management
Futurefood Algae: The innovative alternative from the sea
Surprising food alternatives made from algae - In Food Valley, edible solutions are cooked for a sustainable food industry.
News: These are the results of the COP26 climate conference
Between progress and room for improvement: These are the results of the UN climate conference COP26 and its implications for the future
Material innovation in architecture and design
Here are 5 trends and innovative materials that are permanently changing architecture and design
Welcome to the Babylon of EV charging - can this be sustainable?
The infrastructure of new mobility concepts must move away from insular thinking towards economically efficient, ecologically sustainable and socially fair standards. Column by Prof. Nikolaus Hafermaas, Graft Brandlab
Navigating the luxury route towards happiness: From a Hollywood to a purpose perspective
From egocentricity to eudaimonia - How the evolutionary stages of luxury influence one's own level of happiness and the ego By Neo-Luxury Expert Dr. Julia Riedmeier
From linear to circular - BMW Group presents the i Vision Circular
This vision vehicle is created according to the principles of the circular economy throughout the entire design, development and manufacturing process
Event: IAA Mobility - realignment for future mobility
IAA Mobility aims to become an international mobility center, with sustainability playing a stronger role
CCUS - Carbon Capture as a possible solution to climate neutrality?
Innovative technologies aims to combat climate change through CO2 capture
How digital disruption can promote sustainability
Digitization as a solution for a future-proof luxury model - these are the game changers in the industry
Industrial Designer - Stefan Diez rethinks design and breaks with old habits
“The products of the new era need potential for enthusiasm and a meaningful relationship with their users - products that are loved and retained, instead of drastic reduction” In an interview with Stefan Diez, CEO Diez Office and professor for industrial design
News: Pangaia uses material innovation against food waste
Using fruit leaves for textile innovation and creating new resources from waste
News: Bentley switches to sustainable leather
Automobile manufacturer becomes the first member of the Leather Working Group
Clean Meat: This is what the meat of the future will look like
Laboratory meat is considered to be the meat alternative of the future. But what exactly is so-called clean meat and can it actually replace conventional meat?
World climate report: IPCC issues warning and calls for immediate action
Unprecedented climatic extremes and an intensification of global warming alarm - this shows the world climate report of the IPCC. But also what can now be done to protect the planet
Is Digi-Couture the future of sustainable fashion?
In the age of technology, digital fashion is perhaps the answer to the necessary change within the fashion industry. Interview with Michaela Larosse, Head of Strategy at The Fabricant
Mobility trends 2022: Changes under the sign of the automotive reset
Mobility Trends 2022: Digitalisation, drive alternatives as well as inclusion and diversification are the focus of mobility trends
How sustainable cities can promote urban resilience
Environmental pollution, scarcity of resources and social inequality - many challenges of the present as well as climate change are concentrated in cities - sustainable urban development counteracts this
Tomás Saraceno x Maison Ruinart: AR Art in the rhythm of nature
Declaration of independence for fossil fuels: Tomás Saraceno's “Movement” installation for Ruinart brings sustainability, art and AR technology into harmony
Berlin TXL will soon be a smart city and hotspot for urban technologies
5 questions to Philipp Bouteiller about the innovative and sustainable redesign of the former Berlin Tegel Airport In an interview with Prof. Dr. Philipp Bouteiller, CEO Tegel Projekt GmbH
News: #CelebrateChange in Berlin as part of the Greentech Festival
Over 100 exhibitors presented their innovative and green inventions for a sustainable future as part of the Greentech Festival
As an industry pioneer, Burberry aims to be climate positive by 2040
The luxury company announces changes in its own supply chain and promotes future-oriented projects. Is the new goal realistic or too ambitious?
Urban Air Mobility is turning urban traffic upside down
The dream of flying could find its way into our cities in the next few years and thereby significantly improve the inner-city traffic situation - the most exciting urban air mobility projects
Aging as an opportunity for intergenerational design
Nikolaus Hafermaas calls for sustainable cultural change and shows why intergenerational design is more than a mere design concept. Column by Prof. Nikolaus Hafermaas, Graft Brandlab
Green future powered by design - Green Trend Book 2021
The first round of recruiting for the Green Product and Green Concept Award 2022 is currently taking place - The Green Trend Book offers a sneak peek of what to expect.
New European Bauhaus: The Green Deal for NextGenEU
The German Design Council is a partner of the “New European Bauhaus” - a creative, interdisciplinary initiative of the European Commission to promote sustainability
Digital platform connects change makers and supporters worldwide
"As humans, we are so powerful when we come together - it only takes a few hundred people to literally change the world" Interview with Nina Siemiatkowski, Founder Milkywire
Piñatex, Lino or Mylo - What is vegan leather and the innovation behind?
Fashion brands are currently leading the way: bags, shoes and clothing made from pineapples, palm trees and mushrooms - everything about the innovative leather alternatives
The future of urban cities: Empathic buildings and intelligent mobility
Prof. Nikolaus Hafermaas, Managing Partner Creation of the Berlin agency Graft Brandlab, on the sustainable development of architecture, urban planning and mobility By Prof. Nikolaus Hafermaas, Graft Brandlab
Luxury thinking: What makes luxury brands resilient and their future success factors
Editor-in-chief of Luxury Tribune, Cristina d'Agostino, talks about new creativity in the luxury market
Sustainable outdoor brands - this season's must-haves
Climbing, skiing, surfing or hiking - outdoor clothing is a must have for leisure time - here is the top 10 for sustainable outdoor brands
Is the current NFT Art Boom bad for the Environment?
The hype about crypto art has triggered a climate controversy due to the supposedly high energy consumption - but there is hope for a green crypto development
News: IWC launches TimberTex, a sustainable leather alternative
The Swiss watch manufacturer joins brands like Hermès and Adidas and develops watch straps made from sustainable leather alternatives
3D printing ideas: These innovative formats set new milestones
Hardly any other industry has experienced such a boom in recent years as three-dimensional printing technology - here are five particularly innovative 3D printing ideas
7 popular learning apps that make you smarter
From languages to meditation to classic brain training: Here are the hottest learning apps to get smarter
Synthetic diamonds: Innovative gemstones from the laboratory
For centuries, diamonds have been the source of controversial mining. But that could end now - are synthetic diamonds from the laboratory the future?
News: Denmark plans to build an island for the generation of green energy
Denmark is planning an artificial island to store wind energy in the North Sea. In this way, millions of European households may be supplied with electricity
APX - A revolutionary application example for Edge AI
The Luxury Institute announces the introduction of its new technology platform for the application of Edge AI: Here is the Advanced Personalization Xchange Platform By Expert Milton Pedraza "Luxury Institute"
Book Club: Lo-TEK design movement relies on indigenous technologies
Inidigenous technologies as a solution to climate change - In conversation with the author Julia Watson, about alternative ideas in symbiosis with nature In an interview with Julia Watson
Innovative food start-ups are changing the food industry
These innovative food start-ups address the problems of the food industry and improve the future of the food supply
News: The EU's new climate target accelerates the reduction of CO2 emissions
EU members have decided to reduce CO2030 emissions by 2% by 55 and thus have tightened the climate protection targets
Technology trends 2021 will accelerate the digital evolution
These ten technology trends 2021 will change our future, according to Bain & Company
Design Project Pollution Ranger & Smog Shade visualizes smog data
Designer Huachen Xin inspires social change with his Pollution Ranger and Smog Shade In an interview with designer Huachen Xin
What is photovoltaics? The modern energy solution simply explained
Photovoltaics is one of the most promising renewable energies of our time. Here is everything you need to know about it
Luxury Institute: Edge AI is the future of personalized luxury
Edge AI is a dramatic breakthrough, reshaping machine learning privately, personalized, and secure. Discover what's behind it By Expert Milton Pedraza "Luxury Institute"
BrewDog CEO Marcus Thieme on beer that saves the planet
With “Equity For Punks”, the craft beer brand BrewDog is collecting investments for a green infrastructure. In an exclusive interview, CEO Marcus Thieme explains how beer can promote nature and climate protection
The 12 best urban e-bike brands with a design factor for the city
If you want to move around the city effortlessly and in an environmentally friendly way, you should rely on urban e-bikes. We show 12 brands for stylish designer bikes
Transform to Net Zero: How to make the economy climate neutral by 2050
Microsoft launches the Transfrom to Net Zero initiative for climate protection. Discover what that means and how companies can contribute
Alexander Taylor launches innovation platform "ATID" for more sustainability
As a platform for research and the development of new materials, Alexander Taylor paves the way for a more sustainable fashion industry with ATID
Mobility Report 2021 - Current dynamics of the mobility megatrend
Which trends are driving mobility issues, how does the corona pandemic affect our mobility behavior, and where does mobility meet other megatrends such as urbanization, connectivity and health?
Top 6 brands for augmented reality shopping experiences
We show 6 examples of how brands implement the augmented reality trend and thus set new standards in terms of innovation
Cradle to Cradle founder Braungart on products without a guilty conscience
Cradle to Cradle calls for a revolutionary innovation in our products in terms of design, production, use and return. The result is a world without rubbish. Interview with Prof. Dr Michael Braungart
Kitchen trends 2021 - this is how a stylish kitchen upgrade works
All kitchen trends 2021 in terms of things, color, concept and style. Smart kitchen helpers for modern kitchens and the best sustainable kitchen manufacturers can be found here
Artificial intelligence and its advantages for fashion
AI in fashion modifies shopping for customers and manufacturers. That's what the Artificial Intelligence trend is all about
Clever cooking: practical & environmentally friendly kitchen helpers
Easier than ever to cook in a health and environmentally friendly way and give the kitchen a modern look. We show sustainable kitchen helpers that make this possible
Fight against electronic waste: EU wants to extend the right to repair
Repair instead of throwing it away. Because of the huge amount of electronic waste, the EU is now calling for extended repair rights for mobile devices
Sustainable phone cases - With us, you are spoiled for choice!
There are stylish phone cases everywhere - but also sustainable ones? And whether! We show what is important: criteria, tips and the 10 most beautiful brands
MIT: Pioneering technologies will enrich 2020
According to the renowned MIT Technology Review, innovative future technologies will revolutionize 2020
Corporate Social Responsibility: Top Sustainable Companies 2020
Again this year, companies worldwide were ranked in terms of their CSR. Denmark leads the field of sustainable business practices in the CSR Ranking 2020
Smart infrastructure and city life - More quality of life through technology
The promise of the Smart City: quality of life, environmental protection & efficiency. We show which challenges have to be solved in a smart way
Digitization and Corona: How Covid-19 accelerates the digital future
COVID-19 makes digital networking more important than ever. We show the importance of digitization due to Corona
Sustainability, digital technology and design - Polestar Precept
The Volvo pioneer in innovative hybrid and electrical technology
Augmented Reality: Window shopping at home
Digital fashion shopping - the search for the perfect outfit becomes virtual with the help of augmented reality
Covid-19: Curse or Blessing for the Retail Sector?
A fictional dispute between our editors, in which two opposing points of view are prepared in an abstract and fact-based manner - pro and con
Preventing forest dieback - Causes and measures everyone can take
Forests must be protected in Germany as well as worldwide. We have known this at the very latest since the forest fires in the Amazon region. Here's what each and everyone of us can do against forest extinction
Green Tech Gadgets - These are the Top 5 Must Haves in 2020
Whether it's a phone case, tablet holder or a lighting system for the home - Green Tech is on the advance and offers new ideas to combine technology and design
Electromobility - quantum leap or hype?
A fictional dispute between our editors, in which two opposing points of view are prepared in an abstract and fact-based manner - pro and con
Unu-E-scooter: Sharing is the future model of urban mobility
Private scooter sharing simplifies life in the city
Neo-ecology - the most important megatrend of our time
Neo-ecology is the megatrend that will shape the 2020st century like no other: environmental awareness is transformed from an individual lifestyle to social movement. Sustainability from the consumption trend to the economic factor
Greentech homes: The kitchen of the future changes our food culture through innovation
Technology and innovation have permanently changed our eating culture. Now the evolution of food is facing a new milestone and brings new, intelligent approaches to the table
Felix Sühlmann-Faul on the future of sustainable digitalization
Felix Sühlmann-Faul, consultant for the German Sustainability Award, explains what future-oriented sustainable digitization can look like and what the risks are
Amazon forest fire - cause, consequences and what we can do about it
Devastating fires have raged in the Amazonas for days and the drought continues to spread the flames uncontrollable. About a political power struggle and the power of social media
Mobility of the future - these are the four megatrends
Mobility plays a central role in our society. Four innovative concepts meet today's challenges and point the way to future mobility
A Swedish premium yacht is bringing e-mobility to the sea
X Shore is the name of the Swedish manufacturer of the 100 percent electrically operated electric yacht. The company focuses primarily on aesthetics and sustainability
New Luxury - luxury as an expression of a new and cultivated rebellion
New Luxury - Luxury becomes the expression of a new, cultivated rebellion: Status symbols are charged with ethical added value and sustainable concerns. The luxury market is growing steadily worldwide. But what does luxury mean today?
Circular economy - a concept from nature secures our future
Circular economy is currently the most sought-after concept for a sustainable future. About a concept that brings together continued prosperity and the preservation of resources
Pininfarina's hypercar of the future is called Battista
Pininfarina takes the next step towards an independent car brand and launches the first purely electric luxury hypercar
Bill Gates - MIT's Breakthrough Technologies in 2019
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the first guest author to compile the MIT list of groundbreaking innovations for 2019. So they could change our lives
Corporate Social Responsibility - Top 100 Companies 2019
Corporate social responsibility is becoming more and more important and global corporations are focusing on sustainability. Reduction of CO2 emissions and waste, diversity and other sustainable aspects are the basis of the CSR assessment
Coexistence of humans and artificial intelligence
A revolution is to be expected that could completely change our everyday life. Artificial intelligence harbors an immense number of opportunities, but also certain risks
Electromobility - A look behind the scenes
The market for electromobility has continued to grow rapidly, with around 3 million cars sold in 2020. But what are the drivers and how green are e-cars really?
Smart farming: drones & robots in the countryside
Agriculture is a leader in digitization. Agriculture 4.0 and smart farming are the headings of modern data-based concepts
Global warming and future targets
Climate-related risks depend on the speed of future warming. According to the IPCC, an increase to 2,0 degrees leads to significant changes
Creativity - What CEOs can learn from children
According to a study by the WEF, we are born as creative geniuses, only to then completely lose our creativity. In this way we can really encourage children and revitalize our creativity
Digital sustainability: green technology
All news about innovation and the megatrends of green technology. These sustainable inventions combine the continuous technical progress of our society with the urgent need for positive actions to protect the environment.
Green Tech: helpers for everyday life and environmental protection
Smart home or shared mobility - the buzzword green technology bundles a multitude of innovations that offer practical and environmentally-related solutions. Because innovations should react to real needs, the needs of future generations for an intact environment must also be taken into account. In addition to aesthetics and functionality, sustainability also has its finger on the pulse of green technology.
Expert knowledge about the future-oriented world of green tech
Green technology experts show their know-how and discuss megatrends from different perspectives. Plus all the news about innovations. Be it an electric luxury electric car or artificial intelligence: Here you will find exclusive insights into the future-oriented world of green technologies. Or notice that you're part of it. Home gardening, car sharing or stylish wooden tablet holders are green technologies with a positive environmental balance.
Innovation for the environment
Green Tech takes the entire life cycle of a product into account in order to close energy and material cycles. For example, recyclable green technology gadgets or energy savings at the push of a button using smart technologies are no longer just sophisticated everyday helpers. They are advocates for the environment, part of the circular economy. Stay up to date with our Green Technology cosmos and discover how Green Technologies are redefining the luxury segment of digitization.