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Connecting Islands for Positive Change

We are a global network that connects island stakeholders through digital communication and events. Our platform helps drive sustainable change across island and rural communities by sharing innovative projects and best practice. Island Innovation is a social enterprise that works with private sector companies, governments, universities, NGOs and utilities to connect them with the island stakeholders vital to the success of their sustainability projects.

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Our flagship event, the Virtual Island Summit, promotes cross-sector collaboration and the sharing of best practice

Virtual Island Summit 2020

The Virtual Island Summit is a free and entirely online event designed to connect global islands to share their common experiences through a digital platform.

Island News Feed

January 19, 2021 in News

Reskilling and Labour Migration Vital to the Pacific’s Economic Recovery

Excerpt from Modern Diplomacy While the Pacific and Papua New Guinea (PNG) have avoided some of the worst health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the…
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December 28, 2020 in Insights

A Year In Review: 2020 Trends On Islands Worldwide

As the year comes to a close, it is time to reflect on some of the positive initiatives that have been deployed by island communities…
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December 2, 2020 in Announcements

Announcing the Newest Members of the Island Innovation Team!

Despite the unprecedented difficulties that organisations have faced in 2020, Island Innovation has been able to continue working successfully, due to the remote working business…
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January 14, 2021 in Contributors

A Look Forward to What Islands Can Expect in 2021

Throughout 2020 global islands have persevered through both new and old issues to build stronger communities and provide solutions for key development goals. A highly…
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In their updated national contributions to the Paris Agreement, vulnerable countries say they need more financial support to cope with extreme weather and rising seas.

#ParisAgreement
https://www.climatechangenews.com/2021/01/13/poor-island-states-highlight-toll-climate-disasters-submissions-un/

"The archipelago may only have a population of about 97,000, but analysts say its location – at the crossroads of Africa, the Middle East and India - holds geostrategic importance."

#Seychelles #China
https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-01-14/Seychelles-Ambassador-to-China-Foreign-investments-welcomed-X2PeDZ8nsI/index.html

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🤔 What do you think is the single most important factor for attracting remote workers & digital nomads to a destination? Please comment why!

#remotework #futureofwork #digitalnomads

🌱 "With an outlook towards improving on the previous year and building a platform for a better future, here are some of the key events to look forward to this year."

▶️ https://islandinnovation.co/a-look-forward-to-what-islands-can-expect-in-2021/

#sustainabledevelopment #sustainability

"Only 52 per cent of the population of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have access to the Internet. Experts discuss how ICT technologies can accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development in SIDS..."

#SIDS
https://www.pandct.com/news/inadequate-digital-infrastructure-and-policies-hinder-the-transformation-of-small-island-developing-states/

Looking forward to the @IslandsInnovate webinar on “Adapting tourist destinations for remote workers & digital nomads in 2021.” Could #remoteworkers be a response to tourism declines in the Caribbean following covid?

How we help

Who we work with

Our aim is to help sustainable initiatives grow through increased visibility, improved branding and thought-leadership. Valuable connections and engagement between stakeholders are created through our green marketing campaigns and virtual events. When you work with Island Innovation you gain access to our growing community of sustainability leaders as well as our own connections and expertise. We work with the following types of organisations:

Sustainable and Green-Certified Companies
Connect with your target audience and achieve real growth
Island Governments
Drive positive change for your community and share thought leadership
Green finance/Green investors
Identify new investment opportunities and reach new audiences
NGOs and Community Groups
Increase your visibility through virtual events and project promotion
Universities
Share your research with island communities and collaborate with other stakeholders
Utilities
Develop and accelerate innovative projects