Can nature-based solutions be mainstream solutions? Nature-based solutions have obvious advantages but have not been embraced at wider scale. The barriers which can hinder wide-scale application and the topic’s relevance to the dredging community are discussed.
Serge de Gheldere is Founder and CEO of Futureproofed and a well-known and inspirational speaker about the exciting prospects of a fossil-free, circular economy. In his presentation, “Future and Innovation” he educated the participants about climate change aspects and developments.
Presentation Serge de Gheldere: ‘Climate change to guide the industry towards thinking in terms of sustainability.’
On 6 June 2018, sixty young professionals from IADC’s member companies came together at Hilvaria Studio’s for the association’s second annual networking event, Peering into Dredging’s Future.
‘Climate change: business challenges and opportunities of dredging’ presentation by Serge de Gheldere
Through his presentation “Climate change: business challenges and opportunities of dredging”, Serge addressed innovations which deal with the obstacles of energy transition, climate change effects, population growth, resource depletion, loss of biodiversity, pollution.