How can we help British business improve environmental performance?

Submitted by (@dominictaylor)

The 'Green' Contest

Consumers are becoming more environmentally conscious and business’s environmental performance is a key influencing factor regarding the purchase of its products or services. Novel visualisation of environmental impact indicators such as energy usage overlaid onto OS Maps will surface this type of information, allowing consumers to view in a spatial context, the ‘environmental performance’ of businesses. Beyond the ...more »


4 votes

Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Submitted by (@bulbstudios)

Recyclopedia – taking the pain out of recycling.

Recycling of food and product packaging is a simple and widely accepted way for consumers to reduce their carbon footprint and their consumption of finite resources. Local authorities in the UK provide recycling services as part of their routine waste collection. However, there are confounding factors surrounding domestic recycling: • Not all materials are recyclable. • Packaging is often made up of various components ...more »


3 votes

Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Submitted by (@peter.resourceeconomist)

Smart Cities - Community Voices

Develop maps that would allow video and sound recordings of the life stories of people living in local communities in the UK's Smart Cities to be shared across and between the communities. The interviews would be disseminated through Youtube, but ESRI map stories or a similar platform would be used to display these personal reminiscences on maps through the Internet. The idea would be to provide a way to harness and celebrate ...more »


1 vote