Welcome to The
Global Collaboratory

Solving the challenges presented by a population of seven billion will take collaboration on a global scale. Learn how DuPont is fostering inclusive innovation to address a world of challenges.

Welcome to The
Global Collaboratory

Solving the challenges presented by a population of seven billion will take collaboration on a global scale. Learn how DuPont is fostering inclusive innovation to address a world of challenges.

Welcome to The
Global Collaboratory

Solving the challenges presented by a population of seven billion will take collaboration on a global scale. Learn how DuPont is fostering inclusive innovation to address a world of challenges.

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  • Food

    Food

    Together, we can feed the world.
    The Earth’s population will increase by 150,000 people per day for the next 40 years. This means the world will need to increase production of high nutritional value foods by 70% in that same period to meet the needs of its people.

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  • Fuel

    Fuel

    Together, we can decrease dependence on fossil fuels.
    By 2030, the world will consume 60% more energy than today. And while demand for energy grows, the supply of fossil fuel will not. This means the world will need to find new energy sources, as we make more efficient use of fossil fuels.

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  • Protection

    Protection

    Together, we can protect what matters most.
    As our population grows, so do the threats to human safety and well-being. Globally, over 1,000,000 people per year lose their lives to workplace injuries alone. With more people on Earth, we will need to find ways to protect humanity, and our environment.

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7 Billion in 2011

  • 7 Billion

    Throughout the year, National Geographic magazine will examine how our burgeoning human population is impacting our world. From climate change to biodiversity to sustainability issues, check in regularly to see the latest installment in this year-long report.

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A Message From Dupont

  • Welcome to the Global Collaboratory

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    DuPont has a rich history of scientific discovery that has enabled countless innovations and made life better for people everywhere. And today, we’re working with more people, in more places, to make life the best it can be.

     
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