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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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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.

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April 20, 2021 in Australia, News

Torres Strait 8: Australian Islanders in landmark climate fight

Excerpt from BBC A group of Indigenous islanders from Australia’s Torres Strait has launched a world-first legal battle in a bid to protect their homes.…
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April 12, 2021 in Insights, Post-COVID Recovery, SCELG & UPEI

COVID-19 Island Insights Series: Croatian Islands and Lesvos, Greece

The COVID-19 Island Insights Series is an initiative led by the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law & Governance (SCELG) and the Institute of Island Studies…
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April 10, 2021 in Announcements, Island Finance Forum

Saint Vincent Volcanic Eruption – How Can You Help?

This page will be regularly updated with news and information about the ongoing volcanic eruption in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Channels to donate money…
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April 19, 2021 in Contributors

In conversation with Luca Treskatsch & Stephen Snider: Greening Island Finance

Interview by Sangeeta Laudus, Island Innovation Ambassador. I have been an Island Innovation Ambassador since 2019 when the first Virtual Island Summit took place and was…
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#SIDS🏝️ are revitalizing tourism strategies to cope with the #climate and health crisis, and build a #resilient economy.

Read how the #EasternCaribbean🌊 and the #Maldives🇲🇻are making tourism more inclusive, resilient, and sustainable


💻 Register or livestream the Green Horizon Perspectives inaugural event #GHP2021 live at 14:00 BST w/@GFI_green and @wef

@CityLordMayor #GreenFinance #COP26 #ClimateAction

Overheard at the Island Finance Forum: Caribbean’s inclusive recovery.

“With COVID, a lot of these women that have started microbusinesses connected to tourism have lost the opportunity to sell their services and products,” said Catherine Sumpter.

#SriAgenda #rewind ⏪⏪⏪ happened #Apr13-#Apr16

#IFF2021 - The Island Finance Forum 2021 "@IslandsInnovate

see 👀 the Highlights
@jellsmoor @SimonTurkas

#IslandEvents #sustainableislands #sustainablefinance #climatecrisis #oceans #COP26


A regional marine plan guiding the management of Shetland’s coastal waters which is set to become the first of its type in Scotland is being considered by councillors.

#Shetland #MarineIndustry

🏝️ We're pleased to announce the 9th edition of our #COVID19 #IslandInsights Series: Croatian Islands 🇭🇷 and Lesvos, Greece 🇬🇷!

🤝 This series has been produced in collaboration with @scelg and @IISUPEI.

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We have put together a resource guide for people responding to the volcanic eruption in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and will continue adding links in the coming days.


#StVincentAndTheGrenadines #StVincentStrong #Soufriere #SaintVincent

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
Share your research with island communities and collaborate with other stakeholders
Develop and accelerate innovative projects