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Dr Leyla Acaroglu is founder of the UnSchool of Disruptive Design. She was named 2016 United Nations Champion of the Earth for her in advancing science and innovation for sustainability. She is a mainstage TED speaker, entrepreneur and creator of the Disruptive Design Method.

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Leyla Acaroglu

Is it time to ditch sustainability?

There is a recurring theme in the world of sustainability — every few years, stakeholders start calling for it to be left behind and for a new approach to be adopted. However, sustainability is not just an abstract concept of “doing things better” or “doing less harm.” It is a set of scientific approaches and technical skills that have been tried and tested over decades of progressive scientific and creative work to find practical ways of redesigning systems and products to be more ethical, equitable, and yes, sustainable.

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