National Geographic : 2011 Jan
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. DuPont is working with companies, go ernments, academics and scientists on a vast range of materials, products and consulting solutions that protect life and our environment. As the world s population approaches seven billion, the challenges facing humanity g have never been greater. Fortunately, the solutions to many of the f most fundamental challenges can be found in science. But providing for g the food, energy and y safety needs y ofa f growing a population g will require more than science alone. It will require many people y working together. g People who can collaborate across borders, companies, governments, organizations and cultures to devise solutions---both large and small---that improve the lives of people f around the world. DuPont has a rich a history of y scienti f c discovery that y has enabled countless innovations and made life better for people everywhere. And today, we re working with g more people, in more places, to make life the best that it can be. Welcome to e Global Collaboratory. Visit dupont.com/collaboratory to learn more.