The disrupters: Lessons for low-carbon innovation from the new wave of environmental pioneers

Willis, Rebecca, Webb, Molly and Wilsdon, James (2007) The disrupters: Lessons for low-carbon innovation from the new wave of environmental pioneers. Project Report. Nesta, London.

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Abstract

We need disruptive forms of innovation 13 cheaper, easier-to-use alternatives to existing products or services, often produced by non-traditional players for previously ignored customers. This report tells the stories of eight such "disrupters" and draws wider lessons for low-carbon innovation.

Its recommendations include:
1. Government should provide an enabling policy framework within which low-carbon innovation can

Item Type: Reports and working papers (Project Report)
Keywords: innovation, low-carbon, entrepreneurs, energy
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: James Wilsdon
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2014 10:15
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 10:15
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/47867

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