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. 

Introducing Beyond Meat

January 10th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability|

The Future of Meat - A Plant Based Alternative Gap  “There is no way to produce enough meat for 9 billion people,” This is what Bill Gates said four years ago, and [...]

The SDGs and our Future Business Generation

January 10th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Digital Economy, Education, Environment, FB Generation, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Sustainability|

The SDGs and our Future Business Generation Gap  “The future of humanity and of our planet lies in our hands. It lies also in the hands of today's younger generation who will [...]

SingularityU Australia Summit 2018​

December 8th, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Start-ups, Sustainability|

Gap  We are proud to announce that we are an official partner of the SingularityU Australia Summit! The Summit will be hosted at the ICC in Sydney from the 19 - 21 February 2018 and will kick-start [...]

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 [...]