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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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May 4, 2021 in News, Pacific Islands

The Fijian market vendors keeping communities safe

Excerpt from Unicef.org “Handwashing with soap is now a routine habit for us” says Kala Wati, 47, who has been a market vendor for the…
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May 11, 2021 in Insights, Post-COVID Recovery, SCELG & UPEI

COVID-19 Island Insights Series: Canary Islands and Azores

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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May 4, 2021 in Announcements

Join our team as Marketing Director!

Island Innovation is a social enterprise that works with sustainable businesses, NGOs, and academic institutions running virtual events, marketing campaigns, and offering strategic consultancy. A…
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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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"The pandemic and global trade disruptions have highlighted the growing vulnerability of Caribbean states when it comes to importing food items. Annually, Caribbean states import food items valued at nearly US$5 billion for food security."

https://islandinnovation.co/caribbean-food-security-during-covid-19-can-only-be-ensured-through-debt-relief/

🌍The latest in the COVID-19 #IslandInsights Series shares critical insights from the Canary Islands (by Carmen Rubio Armendáriz) and Azores (by Carlos Eduardo Pacheco Amaral).

→ Read now: http://bit.ly/islandinsights11

🏝️ We're pleased to announce the 11th edition of our #COVID19 #IslandInsights Series: Canary Islands 🇮🇨 and Azores!

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

➡️Click here: https://islandinnovation.co/covid-19-island-insights-series-canary-islands-and-azores/

With oil and gas activity in the North Sea now well past its peak, Shetland is actively looking to renewables to power the islands and make a substantial contribution to the Shetland Islands economy...

#Shetland
https://www.heraldscotland.com/business_hq/19279924.shetland-islands-driving-force-clean-renewable-energy/

"Ordinarily, travellers to this part of the Argyll region would seek to hike, birdwatch or join a whale watching safari, scanning the murky Atlantic for some 19 cetacean species that patrol the waters. But Ulva offers something very different."

https://islandinnovation.co/the-uk-island-waiting-to-be-discovered/

"Perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the country’s only island state, and only one in the tropics, is signaling the need for more drastic action on climate change."

#Hawaii #ClimateChange
https://grist.org/politics/hawaii-is-the-first-state-to-declare-a-climate-emergency/

"The Market is located just about an hour’s drive from Suva and is one of the largest markets in Fiji, catering to thousands of families from the Suva to Nausori corridor."

https://islandinnovation.co/the-fijian-market-vendors-keeping-communities-safe/

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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
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Island Governments
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Green finance/Green investors
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NGOs and Community Groups
Increase your visibility through virtual events and project promotion
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Universities
Share your research with island communities and collaborate with other stakeholders
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Utilities
Develop and accelerate innovative projects
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