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James Ellsmoor

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No Man Is An Island | A Conversation With James Ellsmoor

How to Save an Ocean

James Ellsmoor is the founder and CEO of Island Innovation, a global network that connects island communities through digital communication and programming. Events like the Virtual Island Summit allow rural communities, organizations, and island stakeholders to connect in ways they wouldnʻt otherwise. In this conversation, Naiʻa and James talk about the unique connection between island people and the ocean, how to create virtual community, and innovation in practice. To learn more about James' work, visit https://islandinnovation.co or on Facebook, and on Twitter @IslandsInnovate or @jellsmoor

1hr 3mins

15 Jun 2021

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James Ellsmoor: Island Innovation — Episode 3

The Impact Economy

James Ellsmore is a social entrepreneur with a key focus on renewable energy and sustainable development for remote, rural and island communities. He's the founder of Island Innovation a strategic consulting agency focused on creating resilient and sustainable island communities around the world, the co-founder of NGO Solar Head of State and a virtual events consultant. In this episode, we discuss the challenges which islands face from climate change as well as the economic challenges of a monoculture economy, how islands can be perfect incubation ecosystems for sustainable technology and how James started Island Innovation from the ground up whilst living the digital nomad life in Medellin.

34mins

23 Mar 2021

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Episode 103: James Ellsmoor - Virtual Island Summit

Global Nomad Hacks

Dr. Heidi Forbes Öste interviews James Ellsmoor, Director, Island Innovation. James Ellsmoor, CEO & founder of Virtual Island Summit (VIS). VIS is an annual online conference with interactive sessions connecting 10,000+ attendees and 100+ speakers from 500+ island communities around the world. February 9th: Adapting Tourist Destinations for Remote Workers and Digital Nomads https://islandinnovation.co/remote-work Digital Nomad Conference - hospitality industry and remote workers alike: highlighting Curaçao, Arranmore, Guadalupe, Madiera, Lisbon. Website: www.islandinnovation.co Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/islandinnovation Twitter ID: @jellsmoor Instagram : @jellsmoor

33mins

29 Jan 2021

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FWL Ep. 038 - James Ellsmoor

Fulfilling Work Live

James Ellsmoor is the Director of Island Innovation, a consulting agency he founded not long after graduation while studying for a Masters in Island Studies. He has a passion for sustainable development and renewable energy, particularly applications for rural and isolated communities. Last year he ran the inaugural Virtual Island Summit, which brought together 4,000 participants from Scotland to Samoa to share stories about their communities. James has always used technology to advance his mission, allowing him to live and work anywhere and manage a team spread over 4 continents. Island Innovation focuses on bringing together NGOs, the private sector, universities and government with projects covering topics such as lithium extraction, climate change and public policy.

55mins

2 Jul 2020

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How Can Islands Build a Sustainable Future? Interview with James Ellsmoor

Sustainability Explored

Today, together with James Ellsmoor, we shed light on the steps that islands can take to build a sustainable future. Why? Because islands all around the world are faced with endless challenges: climate change affecting weather patterns; poor local environmental practices like deforestation; and an acute economic dependency on tourism, among others. Yet so many people live on islands. James Elsmoor, a rockstar of Island Sustainability, will also share key lessons from his work in connecting islands through virtual communication platforms and bringing renewable energy through solar panels to help islands better mitigate their problems. Tune in to get inspired! Our social media profiles: Website: http://annachashchyna.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annachashchyna/ & https://www.linkedin.com/company/sustainability-explored/ Fb group: https://www.facebook.com/nozhki Medium: https://medium.com/@SustainabilityExplored Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ua/podcast/sustainability-explored/id1466177546 Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy85MTA1OTYwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz Leave a review: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/sustainability-explored-1000714

33mins

1 Jul 2020

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Innovating Island Sustainability with James Ellsmoor

The Climate Conscious Podcast

James Ellsmoor, entrepreneur and digital nomad, harnesses the power of the internet to bridge islands across the globe. He specializes in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) such as the Caribbean and Pacific Islands. Recognising the common challenges of sustainable development, James leads the Island Innovation Summit and its cohort of Island Innovation Ambassadors. Now in its second year, this free, online summit connects over 100 island communities to exchange ideas, information and strategies, spotlighting opportunities for collaboration, inspiring change and stimulating meaningful action. The Virtual Island Summit enables widespread participation of a diverse group of stakeholders in policymakers, academia, private sector and NGOs, spanning as far as the Pacific, Caribbean and Scottish Islands to address the complexities of the 17 SDGs. James was acknowledged in the Forbes 30 under 30 for Energy listing (2017). His non-profit Solar Head of State has worked with island governments to increase the visibility of Renewable Energy Technologies. Originally from the UK, James has lived, worked and travelled in over 60 countries. Follow James on Twitter https://twitter.com/jellsmoorRegister for the Virtual Island Summit 2020: 7-13 September 2020 https://www.islandinnovation.co/summit/Connect with The Climate Conscious Podcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theclimateconsciousInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/theclimateconscious/Twitter: https://twitter.com/tcconscious1Reach out with your questions and comments at theclimateconscious@gmail.comLove what the Climate Conscious Podcast is doing?https://www.buymeacoffee.com/tccpodcastShow music: Energizing by Kevin MacLeod.  Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Uk9D30o)

36mins

1 Jul 2020

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S1E8 | Islands and James Ellsmoor

OTOK Podcast

In this episode of OTOK you can hear my conversation with James Ellsmoor. James is the founder and managing director of Island Innovation, an organization that works with islands and islanders towards sustainable future. We talked about the role of technology in connecting islands, climate change, energy and sustainability. As always support the show, leave a rating and tell me who I should talk to next.Island Innovation

31mins

1 Jun 2020

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This Man is an Island - And What They Can Teach Us, ft. James Ellsmoor

The Minerals Manhattan Project

What can we learn from islands? Especially in the age of virtual events and supply chain disruptions, quite a bit.James Ellsmoor, Director at Island Innovation, joins the Minerals Manhattan Project to share lessons in sustainable development from islands.Islands present an interesting case where electricity is sometimes orders of magnitude more expensive than other locations, even though income is lower. This theoretically provides an incentive to innovate more quickly, because high energy costs should make new technologies economically viable more quickly. In practice though, islands are a case study in short term action that can be detrimental to the development of long term sustainability. Small populations make it difficult to deliver government services such a healthcare because of lack of scale. Food dependency and vulnerability to natural disasters are also weaknesses highlighted in the current environment.James's experience bringing islands together via virtual summits has also come to be an in demand skill set in this age of seemingly endless zoom meetings and seminars. James shares the psychology behind creating a virtual summit that can allow participation and connection even from behind a screen.Follow James on twitter @jellsmoor or get in touch with him about virtual summits here:https://www.islandinnovation.co/summit/

38mins

1 Jun 2020

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#65 James Ellsmoor, Founder and Director of Island Innovation

Bigger Than Us

James Ellsmoor is from Shropshire, UK, and the Director of Island Innovation, a consulting agency he founded not long after graduation while studying for a Masters in Island Studies. He has a passion for sustainable development and renewable energy, particularly applications for rural and isolated communities. Last year he ran the inaugural Virtual Island Summit, which brought together 4,000 participants from Scotland to Samoa to share stories about their communities. James has always used technology to advance his mission, allowing him to live and work anywhere and manage a team spread over 4 continents. Island Innovation focuses on bringing together NGOs, the private sector, universities and government with projects covering topics such as lithium extraction, climate change and public policy. https://www.islandinnovation.co/ https://nexuspmg.com/

33mins

26 May 2020

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James Ellsmoor / Island Innovation & Solar Head of State | ForbesU30 | Entrepreneur | Speaker | Sustainability, Energy & Climate/ UK & Colombia

Quarantine Phone Calls

Find more about James and attend the 2020 First Virtual Island Innovation Summit at www.islandinnovation.co you can also connect with James in Linkedin at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jellsmoor/  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/quarantine-phone-calls/message

25mins

24 Apr 2020

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