Initial proposals from the RCA community will be carefully evaluated by a panel of senior academic staff from the institution, who will advance a selection of projects based on their feasibility, measurable impact, and potential to present attractive and inspiring solutions. In November, a jury will evaluate a final list of up to 16 concepts with a jury comprised of the Prince of Wales, Sir Jony Ive and RCA Vice Chancellor Dr. Paul Thompson. It will also include. Representatives of the support partners of Terra Carta Design Lab, and strategic partners of the Sustainable Markets Initiative: Octopus Energy, the Islamic Development Bank and Amazon Ghana Email List.
Within the framework of their commitment to innovation and sustainability, the e-commerce giant claims to be delighted with their participation in the initiative. “Human ingenuity will drive new solutions that can be implemented to address climate change, the biggest problem in our lives. That is why we co-founded The Climate Pledge, a commitment to reach the Paris Agreement 10 years early and be net zero carbon for 2040, “said Kara Hurst, Vice President of Worldwide Sustainability at Amazon.” We look forward to seeing students focus their immense talent and passion to address climate change in this decisive decade. “
The shortlist of projects will be announced during COP26, in November, and in 2022 the winning designs will be chosen and supported in their development. They will have the opportunity to be mentored by Sir Jony Ive and introduce themselves to industry leaders from the Sustainable Markets Initiative to help further develop their ideas and bring them to life, as well as receive financial support.
The Royal College of Art has highlighted its track record of success in developing projects and turning ideas into reality, with students and alumni creating solutions to transform the world we live in. Thus, its managers have highlighted two of its latest innovations: The Tire Collective, a group of specialists focused on emissions caused by tire wear; and Zelp, an innovative device designed for livestock to reduce the amount of methane released into the atmosphere socialposts.