Future Voice

Future Voice is a forum for leaders and businesses to explore ideas about the future of business. We provide you with regular posts about issues impacting your business and reshaping Australia’s economy and society. Sign-up to the Future Business Council’s newsletter for the latest news direct to your inbox. 

Sustainability Awards

November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Education, Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability, Technology|

eWater Systems wins two Premier’s Sustainability Awards Gap  The 2017 Premier’s Recognition Award has been presented to Melbourne business eWater Systems’ in recognition for their development of chemical-free ‘water splitting’ technology that [...]

Round Table Discussion – Energy Futures

November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Education, Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability, Technology|

Energy Futures Round Table - An Innovative Approach to Australian Energy Gap  In early November the Future Business Council collaborated once again with Sustainability Victoria, including a diverse range of stakeholders from [...]

Ethical Fields’ Incubator for Cooperatives

November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Start-ups, Sustainability|

incubator.coop - An Incubator for Cooperatives Gap    The Ethical Fields team, in partnership with others in the co-operative business sector, have successfully crowd-funded to launch incubator.coop - a platform designed to support cooperative [...]

Round Table – Circular Economy in a Carbon Constrained World

November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Education, Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability, Technology|

  The Business Case for the Circular Economy in a Carbon Constrained World Gap  Future Business Council in conjunction with Sustainability Victoria brought together business, industry, government and university stakeholders for the second [...]

An Introduction to Insect Farming

November 16th, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability|

Agri-Protein - "Repairing the Future" Gap  In order to maintain sustainable food sources for future generations, Jason Drew, the founder of ‘AgriProtein’ Technologies has developed an animal feed that entirely relies on [...]

QLD 4.0 – Queensland’s Economic Future Media Release

October 11th, 2017|Categories: Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability|

FBC Media Release for QLD 4.0- Queensland's Economic Future QLD4.0 Event was about starting the conversation and sharing some of [...]

The Circular Experiment – Member Interview

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Innovation, News, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

FBC interview with our member The Circular Experiment "Small to medium enterprises are the backbone of the Australian economy... Often overlooked there remains a huge untapped opportunity for these nimble, disruptive pioneers." [...]

Ethical Property Australia – New Member Interview

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability|

FBC welcomes Ethical Property Australia as a new member "It is about that bigger picture: the broader purpose, the benefits to society and the environment. That's going to attract good employees, that'll [...]

How To Make An Impact In World4.0

September 13th, 2017|Categories: Digital Economy, Education, News|

Future Business Generation Workshop   The World Economic Forum has recognized that we’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (or World 4.0). As we look towards the future, it [...]

Powershop – Member Interview

June 25th, 2017|Categories: Innovation, News, Sustainability|

FBC interview with our member Powershop "Differentiating ourselves in the overcrowded energy industry was extremely important. When we launched, we were the only retailer providing customers access to information about how [...]

Innovation as Competition: Australia’s Asian Future Summit 2017

June 19th, 2017|Categories: Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability|

Future Business Council is proud to announce its association partnership with Innovation as Competition: Australia’s Asian Future Summit 2017  A partnership with Innovation as Competition: Australia’s Asian Future Summit 2017 to [...]

Youths Need ‘Future-Ready’ Work Skills

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Digital Economy, Education, News|

Youths Need ‘Future-Ready’ Work Skills Gap  The job market is becoming more globalised, technologically-driven, and adaptable. New lines of work continue to emerge, and many traditional professions are threatened by automation. With [...]