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Cidades criam ações para transporte sustentável

Cidades criam ações para transporte sustentável | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
O que as cidades do Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Bogotá, Santiago do Chile e Madri têm em comum? Além de serem grandes cidades conhecidas mundialmente por suas oportunidades profissionais...
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The Time for Sustainable Transport in Brazilian Cities Is Now | World Resources Institute

The Time for Sustainable Transport in Brazilian Cities Is Now | World Resources Institute | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
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Impulsive Consumption and Reflexive Thought: Nudging Ethical ...

The paper deals with impulsive consumption and highlights the roles that cognitive and motivational aspects of reflexive thought (namely self-control and self-image motives, respectively) play in intertemporal decisions.
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Mandioca - Raiz do Brasil

Mandioca - Raiz do Brasil | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
O documentário Mandioca – Raiz do Brasil  investiga usos e influências da mandioca.Os municípios de Santo Antônio de Jesus, Tancredo Neves, Vitória da Conquista, Entre Rios e Banzaê, além de Salvador.
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Pesquisador da Embrapa explica como a mandioca faz parte da alimentação no país.

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India's rice revolution

India's rice revolution | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
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Amazing story...

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Social Enterprise Toolbox - Making Local Food Work

Social Enterprise Toolbox - Making Local Food Work | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
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How to raise capital for your social enterprise

How to raise capital for your social enterprise | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
Speaking at the Shine Unconference 2012, three experts from within the social enterprise sector offer their thoughts on how to raise funds
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Tackling food waste through a social enterprise model

Tackling food waste through a social enterprise model | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
The founder of social enterprise Rubies in the Rubble, proves that you can run a company with a business head and a charitable heart, discovers Jo Confino
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Latin America Middle Class - Growing Middle Class Markets

Latin America Middle Class - Growing Middle Class Markets | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
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Vitrine olímpica para os alimentos sustentáveis

Vitrine olímpica para os alimentos sustentáveis | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
Novo projeto quer repetir no Rio o sucesso dos Jogos de Londres em apresentar à população um conceito ainda novo e pouco compreendido de consumo
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Can you trust food health claims?

Can you trust food health claims? | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
Do you trust claims like, 'contains calcium for stronger bones?' when you're buying food? If so, maybe you should think twice before buying from now on.
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Wilderness Babel - Exhibition overview | Environment and Society Portal

Wilderness Babel - Exhibition overview | Environment and Society Portal | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
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translations of 'wilderness' into languages beyond English
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Papers : Global Land Grabbing II

Papers : Global Land Grabbing II | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
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For those of you interested in debates around land-grabbing/ evictions/ food security etc. 
Set of papers from a Global Land Grabbing Conference at Cornell in 2012. 

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Why measuring impact is essential to any social enterprise

Why measuring impact is essential to any social enterprise | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
Showing the value of your organisation in real terms is increasingly important in the social sector, explains Laura Fedorciow, co-founder Vertigo Ventures
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Live debate: Social enterprise and food, 30 November 2012, 12-1pm

Live debate: Social enterprise and food, 30 November 2012, 12-1pm | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it
Join our experts on Friday 30 November to discuss how social enterprise can succeed in the catering industry
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Business Needs to Do What Government Can't - The Concentrated Power of the Few

Business Needs to Do What Government Can't - The Concentrated Power of the Few | Ethical Consumption and Public Sustainable Procurement | Scoop.it

Feb 4, 2013 HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: Seven ways business can achieve breakthrough change.

How easy is it to change a flawed economic or governance system, such as our current 1.5-planets-and-counting forms of capitalism? Most of us would say it's exceptionally hard, particularly when power is concentrated in a few incumbent companies with deeply rooted vested interests. The financial crisis is a prime example of too few people holding the reins.

But this focused power may be a benefit, not a risk. Harvard professor Robert Eccles' research spotlights the often overlooked fact that, "Globalization has concentrated economic power within a group of large companies who are now able to change the world at a scale historically reserved for nations." Just under 1,000 companies account for half of the world's market capitalization, Eccles notes. If they decided to act, the impact could be immense... http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health

 


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