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Exploring new trends, technologies, and ideas to drive us towards living within ecological limits of our planet.
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A Better Business Model: B Corporations

A Better Business Model: B Corporations | Driving Towards Sustainability | Scoop.it
Our current economic and financial systems sanction obscene excesses at the expense of society. It’s easy and therapeutic to rant. It’s more helpful, but more challenging, to propose viable alterna...
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Understanding AREVA's Solar CLFR Technology

Understand how AREVA's Compact Linear Fresnel (CLFR) technology delivers unique advantages in terms of economics, operations, acceptability, local value adde...
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PwC: Supply Chains Threatened by Six-Degree Global Warming

PwC: Supply Chains Threatened by Six-Degree Global Warming | Driving Towards Sustainability | Scoop.it
Some 85 percent of companies have more complex supply chains as a result of globalization, and adjusted climate forecasts mean businesses should expect climate change to have an even more destructive effect than previously assumed on supply ...

 

Two new remarkable reports by PricewaterhouseCoopers paint a scary 6-degrees climate future and economic turmoil for global business. High time one of the big consultancies goes beyond the usual "let's keep it positive" approach and starts talking reality.


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Planet's health surveyed by Worldwatch Institute, and the news is not good

Planet's health surveyed by Worldwatch Institute, and the news is not good | Driving Towards Sustainability | Scoop.it
The central theme is not global warming but resource depletion on a planet already consuming 50 percent more than its capacity.

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Good review of The Worldwatch Institute's new "State of the World 2013". "Is sustainability still possible?" - does the unicorn exist?

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AREVA's Solar Technology (3D Animation)

This 3D animation explains AREVA Solar's CLFR Molten Salt Storage. AREVA's technology uses modular, flat mirrors to focus the sun's heat onto long, elevated ...
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Patagonia: a values-led business from the start

Patagonia: a values-led business from the start | Driving Towards Sustainability | Scoop.it
Patagonia becoming a benefit corporation formalises how the apparel firm has always done business without doing harm...

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