Connecting tomorrow's dots
Who we are
Volans catalyzes breakthrough change
We help leaders move from incremental to systemic solutions.
To avoid Breakdown, we work for Breakthrough--not Change-as-Usual.
We catalyze market change through agenda setting, advocacy and advice.
As a market catalyst, we’re interested both in the rate of change
and in its direction, quality and reach. Current projects include:
Our Breakthrough Cities programme, in partnership with Innovate UK, explores how new business models can help solve urban challenges.
Our collaboration with the UN Global Compact exploring the mindsets, business models and technologies making breakthrough change possible.
Volans, and the Carbon Productivity Consortium are calling for a 10x improvement in Carbon Productivity – the value we create per unit of carbon used. Achieving this would simultaneously deliver a sustainable climate and a prosperous world. Learn more at carbonproductivity.com
We shape the future with private, public and citizen sector partners
Our core team is supercharged by our Board, Advisory Council, Associates and Alumni
What we’re up to — and what’s grabbing our attention
Breakthrough Cities: Business Models For Solving Urban Challenges
Over the course of three workshops in late 2017 and early 2018, Volans, in partnership with Innovate UK, convened more than 200 innovators from SMEs and city authorities. The workshop series had two, sequential goals. The first: to provide a space for SMEs and city authorities to meet, converse, and build trust. The second: to
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