Solar Impulse Foundation expands to Asia with Jeremy Lovey’s move to Singapore

Jeremy Lovey will transfer to Singapore to arrange a brand new workplace in Asia for environmental non-profit Solar Impulse Foundation. With the brand new appointment, his position will alternate from head of virtual to vp, building and partnerships in Asia Pacific. 

Lovey joined Sun Impulse as a virtual advertising analyst in 2015, when the organisation used to be desirous about proving to the arena that it used to be conceivable to fly all over the world in a solar-powered plane.

After the two-year lengthy adventure, which aimed to show off the features of renewable power, the Sun Impulse Basis used to be born to spot blank applied sciences. Since 2017, the root has awarded over 1,000 sustainable answers with the ‘Solar Impulse Efficient Solution Label’—an evaluate device that certifies the feasibility, have an effect on and profitability of the answers. 

The label appears to be like at answers that give a contribution to SDGs 6 (blank water and sanitation), 7 (reasonably priced and blank power), 9 (business, innovation and infrastructure), 11 (sustainable towns and communities), and 12 (accountable intake and manufacturing). It supplies visibility, credibility and extra connects the startups to doable stakeholders similar to traders, shoppers, corporations and towns. 

With Lovey’s transfer to Singapore, the root objectives to have “a greater illustration of all of the answers and applied sciences to be had international,” he stated. 

Sun Impulse Basis has already established a base in Europe and america, with staff in Paris, Amsterdam and Washington DC.

Lovey can also be tasked to increase the root’s courting with massive companies in Asia and connect to heads of states to introduce sustainability answers within the area and boost up the transition against a cleaner financial system. 

He’s slated to transport to Singapore and start his position in mid-October. 

“I’m in reality excited to start. Singapore is a futuristic town and a blank tech hub. There are lots of alternatives and demanding situations within the area, and I’m hoping we will construct bridges between Asian and Eu corporations,” stated Lovey.

“Although the pandemic has affected go back and forth, the arena doesn’t prevent turning and the local weather emergency continues on a daily basis. Our objective is to offer cleantech economies a greater likelihood, so increasing and taking part throughout areas is vital,” he added. 

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