The AtlanticHow Super-Connectivity Kills EconomicsThe AtlanticAs the Internet multiplied and strengthened interconnections, positive feedback increasingly drove our economic, financial, political, business, and social spheres, which in turn led to...
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in the private equity industry are increasingly in the spotlight. But many PE houses are struggling with how to demonstrate the value of their ESG activity.
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Crawford Hollingworth, founder, The Behavioural Architects, explores how BE provides the blueprint for exploring how to achieve the behaviour or behavioural (Very struck by the usefulness of this framework of behavioral influence to determine whole...
One of the more surprising growth industries to have taken off during the current period of economic downturn and austerity has been “the happiness industry”—the increasing activity of economists (Behavioral Economics: Can we measure happiness?
"Established in 2004 by local social entrepreneur Hans Dieter Temp, an organisation called Cidades sem Fome (Cities Without Hunger) is working to reduce hunger and joblessness among some of the most economically deprived areas of Sao Paulo, through urban agriculture. Local community members are given the tools and training to start producing fruit and vegetables on unused land acquired by the organisation. This not only brings much needed quality produce and food security to the community, but it is also addressing the issue of unemployment – a constant problem in Brazil’s favelas."
A wonderful project that is not only dealing with malnutrition and unemployment but is contributing to people's sense of importance, which is invaluable.
A shining example that shows that the way forward is through people working together.
What’s an acceptable level of income inequality in America? Some surprising insight into this complex question comes from a remarkable recent study by Michael Norton of the Harvard Business School and Dan Ariely of Duke University.
“FREAKONOMICS” was the book that made the public believe the dismal science has something interesting to say about how people act in the real world. But “Nudge” was the one that got policy wonks excited.
Neuroscientist Dean Buonomano explains why our brains make mistakes when we try to remember long lists of information or add large numbers in our heads. Humans live "in a time and place we didn't evolve to live in," he says.
The aim of the project is to design a system of services and infrastructures to develop a more efficient and effective Milanese agri-food chain, in order to shape a scenario of sustainable and innovative metro-agriculture.
Why haven’t we rallied our collective power to solve global warning? Join best-selling author Dan Gilbert as he explores our capricious reaction to different threats—from tooth decay to anthrax to climate change.
How Social Are The World's Most Valuable Brands? #infographic By Sociagility I look 4Ward to your feedback. Keep Digging for Worms! Guest post by Brianne Boysen Author: Bill - Dr. William J. Ward, a.k.a DR4WARD is the Professor of Social...