Next Boom Launch – 2018 Event

By | May 30th, 2018|Education, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

Are We Missing Out? On Thursday 17th May, under the lights of the State Library courtyard, Future Business Council publicly launched The Next Boom 2018 report. By the time CEO James Wright took the stage to welcome the audience, there wasn’t a spare [...]

Changing Sky Lines

By | May 30th, 2018|Education, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

Changing Sky Lines Gap  The average person in our major cities rarely looks up thanks to the all the distractions at street level. For those that do, however, it’s no secret that the sky lines of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne are dominated by cranes. Over the last 5 years Australia’s three biggest [...]

The Future of Business and Work

By | March 21st, 2018|Education, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

The Future of Business and Work   The co-founder and co-CEO of Atlassian Mike Cannon-Brookes recently made a submission to the Senate Committee on the future of work, and his observations are ominous - all companies will fundamentally become technology companies; Australia isn’t keeping pace with the changes; disruption is coming [...]

The Future of Fashion: A Conversation with Camille Reed

By | February 28th, 2018|Education, Environment, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

The Future of Fashion: A Conversation with Camille Reed Gap    THROUGHOUT Camille Reed’s career in the fashion industry, she found herself constantly astounded by the amount of waste associated with the production and consumption of clothing.   “Initially I learnt about the statistics on what’s happening in the Northern Hemisphere, and [...]

James Wright & Jason Green on Driverless Cars

By | February 14th, 2018|Digital Economy, Education, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

Driverless Cars with James Wright & Jason Green Gap    In late 2017, Stacey Chin sat down with our very own Chief Executive Officer; James Wright and Jason Green of nanopution.io. In the podcast below, Stacey discusses the impact of introducing driverless cars on the economy and employment moving forward. Take to our [...]

#Purpose2018 Conference

By | January 31st, 2018|Digital Economy, Education, Innovation, Investment, Manufacturing, News, Reform, Science, Start-ups, Sustainability, Technology|

Purpose Conference 2018 Gap  In the last week of February, Future Business Council will be joining many other companies for the third annual Purpose Conference hosted by Wildwon at the Commune in New South Wales. Our very own CEO James Wright joins other influential speakers such as Rachel Botsman; author of ‘Who [...]

The Australian Circular Fashion Conference

By | January 24th, 2018|Digital Economy, Education, Environment, Innovation, Manufacturing, News, Sustainability, Technology, Work|

Australia's first, industry only, fashion sustainability conference THE MOTIVATION TO ESTABLISH Australia’s first not-for-profit circular fashion conference came from the mounting body of research pointing to the negative environmental impacts caused by the fashion industry. There primary aim  is to first and foremost educate and start important conversations with the biggest and most [...]

Round Table Discussion – FBGen

By | January 24th, 2018|Education, Innovation, Manufacturing, Sustainability, Technology|

Round Table - FBGen Gap  Future Business Generation (FBGen), Brisbane committee took their first step in developing their Impact Agenda for 2018. Inviting a diverse range of stakeholders from industry, business, government and higher education, to be a part of a roundtable discussion. The objective was to have a discussion through the [...]

The SDGs and our Future Business Generation

By | January 10th, 2018|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 pass the torch to future generations.” 2030 Agenda, paragraph 53 The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were developed by the United Nations in [...]

Sustainability Awards

By | November 22nd, 2017|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 can be implemented and used to clean and sanitise facilities such as hospitals, schools, manufacturing businesses and restaurants. Now in [...]