Goal seven of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is ‘to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all’. But one in five people currently don’t have access to modern electricity.
21st Century Challenges held a panel discussion on Wednesday 24 February at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) to discuss how can we support local entrepreneurship and help the world’s poorest communities gain access.
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Sarah Best, Senior researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Anna Halpern-Lande, senior venture principal at Shell Technology Ventures
Dr Simon Bransfield-Garth, CEO of Azuri Technologies Ltd
Dr Gabrielle Walker, chief scientist at Xynteo
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