2020 Sustainability Deep Dive - virtual event
06/03/2020 - 06/05/2020
Decades of global human activity and the expanding greenhouse effect have created a situation that needs to be addressed with more urgency than ever.
As fires burn huge swaths of land, storms become more intense, and ice caps melt, communities around the world are facing monumental challenges that are claiming lives and causing irreversible damage to our planet. We must take action today if we have any hope of creating paths forward to a sustainable future.
This type of progress cannot happen in a silo. It is imperative that we collaborate across disciplines and business sectors to achieve success. As designers, we are uniquely qualified to play a central role in this endeavor.
Decades of global human activity and the expanding greenhouse effect have created a situation that needs to be addressed with more urgency than ever. We think design can help. Action must be taken today if we have any hope of creating paths forward to a sustainable future.
As the developers of products and services used by billions of people around the world, industrial designers hold a crucial position: one that demands we look for ways in which our work can ignite social, cultural, and institutional change. By leveraging our resources, processes, and voice as designers, we can establish new ways of thinking and methodologies in our studios, companies, and corporate settings that, in turn, can help to ensure the ongoing health of our planet and its precious resources.
The Sustainability Deep Dive 2020 is a virtual event spanning three days. It will feature a comprehensive mix of expert presentations and skill-building sessions meant to produce a wellspring of innovative ideas and possibilities that are desperately needed to bring about change. Registration is now open.