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A Cohesive Urban Agriculture System Sprouts in Rotterdam – Next City

A Cohesive Urban Agriculture System Sprouts in Rotterdam – Next City | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
With officials on board, the city hopes to take the urban farming movement beyond backyard chickens.
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Mars CSO: sustainability should be a pre-competitive issue - video

Mars CSO: sustainability should be a pre-competitive issue - video | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Barry Parkin, CSO at Mars Inc tells Jo Confino that businesses should treat sustainability as a pre-competitive issue
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The Natural Step - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Natural Step

The Natural Step is a non-profit organization founded in Sweden in 1989 by scientist Karl-Henrik Robèrt. Following publication of the Brundtland Report in 1987, Robèrt developed The Natural Step framework, setting out the system conditions for the sustainability of human activities on Earth; Robèrt's four system conditions are derived from the laws of thermodynamics.

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Artists have unique knowledge and must claim sustainability power

Artists have unique knowledge and must claim sustainability power | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
The artist and renewable energy entrepreneur, Olafur Eliasson, discusses his solar lamp project,and the link between art and sustainability
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Urban Farming: How City Restaurants Can Get the Freshest Local Produce

Urban Farming: How City Restaurants Can Get the Freshest Local Produce | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Urban areas have often found it difficult to find fresh produce, but the rise of urban farming has eased the burden of chefs seeking the best ingredients.
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Think Pieces. Critical reflection on the future of the built environment. Building Futures.

Think Pieces. Critical reflection on the future of the built environment. Building Futures. | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
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Living for free: a community thriving by recycling other people's waste

Living for free: a community thriving by recycling other people's waste | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
'Recycling' has become something of an empty phrase these days, with much of what we discard being 'down-cycled' rather than properly re-used or re-purposed.
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Why values need to be at heart of sustainable business transformation

Why values need to be at heart of sustainable business transformation | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Jo Confino interviews Dov Seidman about where capitalism lost its way and why values must be at the heart of corporate sustainability transformation
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Building sustainability in an urbanizing world : a partnership report (English) | The World Bank

Building sustainability in an urbanizing world : a partnership report (English)
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The European Business Review » Innovation Leadership Management New » What is Resilience?

The European Business Review » Innovation Leadership Management New » What is Resilience? | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
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Sustainability case studies | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

Sustainability case studies | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Case studies from the most innovative and impactful entries to the Guardian Sustainable Business Awards
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Long Beach Community Garden beset by weeds of conflict

Long Beach Community Garden beset by weeds of conflict | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
LONG BEACH >> With the click of a small remote, the gates to Eden slowly open.
SBSE (Christchurch)'s insight:

No matter how socially justifiable the cause, human nature can still corrupt honerable processes. The keys seem to include maintaining transparency of governance and accessibility of participation.

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The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo they bend but rarely break. How resilient...
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Wasan Island

A paper on the contribution of art and culture to urban resilience and livability This paper is the product of conversations that took place during two linked meetings held between June 27 and July...
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How Firms Innovate Their Business Models for Sustainability – Blog | SustainAbility

How Firms Innovate Their Business Models for Sustainability – Blog | SustainAbility | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Early findings from SustainAbility's recent analysis of 85 companies and their business models
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Resilient Buildings

Resilient Buildings | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Three critics on what we’ve learned about architectural resilience over the centuries.
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Sustainable, energy-conserving buildings featuring ASSA ABLOY hardware

Sustainable, energy-conserving buildings featuring ASSA ABLOY hardware | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Green Building Councils and the Regenerative Network are two means by which members of the building industry can share and promote ideas about constructing sustainable spaces that are better for both people and the environment.
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Exploring the Sustainability Concept of Natural Capital - Sustainability: business, life, environment | Taiga Company

Exploring the Sustainability Concept of Natural Capital - Sustainability: business, life, environment | Taiga Company | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
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Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes

Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells at the TEDSalon the story of how she and a ...
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Beyond resilience: Toward “antifragile” urbanism

Beyond resilience: Toward “antifragile” urbanism | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
We can prepare for the inevitable occurrence of "Black Swan" events by developing structures that, when these events occur, “have more upside than downside.” 
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Three Hidden Killers of Sustainability Programs | Sustainable Brands

Three Hidden Killers of Sustainability Programs | Sustainable Brands | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Many factors determine a company’s ability to sustain sustainability. However, there are common themes that lead to frustration and failure.
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Gardening against the Odds: community gardens sprout up - Telegraph

Gardening against the Odds: community gardens sprout up  - Telegraph | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Green thumbs are making their mark all across the country, as the entries for this year's Gardening Against the Odds Awards show.
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Are bottom-up sustainability initiatives filling gap left by Rio+20?

Are bottom-up sustainability initiatives filling gap left by Rio+20? | Sustainability & Community Resilience | Scoop.it
Small, grassroots sustainability efforts have proliferated since the Rio+20 summit, but a status report signals the tactic comes with challenges and limitations, writes Adam Aston
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