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Sustainable economic development is a sociopolitical issue – and the media can play an important role
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Global Media Forum 2014: Challenges for the Media – from Information to Participation

Global Media Forum 2014: Challenges for the Media – from Information to Participation | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it

Just a blink of the eye in world history, the 40-year existence of the Internet has been revolutionary, its impact comparable to the invention of the printing press nearly 600 years ago.

 

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China officially abandons its pursuit of "growth at all costs"

China officially abandons its pursuit of "growth at all costs" | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
The country has decided that screwing the environment, human health, and social stability for the sake of the almighty yuan is not such a hot idea.
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Chinese Leader’s Economic Plan Tests Goal to Fortify Party Power

Chinese Leader’s Economic Plan Tests Goal to Fortify Party Power | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
President Xi Jinping faces the daunting task of reconciling promises of market-driven economic reform with his goal to reinforce the Communist Party’s pillars of control.
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Reading the crystal ball: Economics faces credibility crisis

Reading the crystal ball: Economics faces credibility crisis | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
Current economic forecasts expect the German economy to grow at 1.8 percent next year. It's an estimate some economists say is complete nonsense, one based on outdated models out of touch with the real world.
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How economic growth has become anti-life

Vandana Shiva: An obsession with growth has eclipsed our concern for sustainability, justice and human dignity. But people are not disposable – the value of life lies outside economic development
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The Neuroeconomics Revolution by Robert J. Shiller - Project Syndicate

The Neuroeconomics Revolution by Robert J. Shiller - Project Syndicate | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
Economics is at the start of a revolution that is traceable to an unexpected source: medical schools and their research facilities.
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Slovakia's forgotten Roma

Slovakia's forgotten Roma | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
While central European country's economy has flourished, the Roma community has been left behind.
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Commodity speculation put to the test

Commodity speculation put to the test | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
The connection between commodity speculation and higher prices for grains has long seemed clear. But now a new study shows that the opposite could be true and that competition could keep food prices down.
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Gender diversity in leadership is key to business success

Gender diversity in leadership is key to business success | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
To achieve parity for women in decision-making roles, men must beware of unconscious bias
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China's influence in Latin America is increasing

China's influence in Latin America is increasing | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
China wants to expand its influence in business and culture. And it wants to secure a new source of commodities, too. Latin America benefits by receiving fresh funds, but the ties come with some strings attached.
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Sustainability Is The Mother Of Invention: An Interview With Jamie Bainbridge

Sustainability Is The Mother Of Invention: An Interview With Jamie Bainbridge | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
The apparel industry is changing. Harvard Business Review calls sustainability an emerging megatrend.  A longtime Ashoka partner, the clothing company Nau is standing at the edge of this industry transformation.
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Women Must Break Glass Ceiling To Achieve Entrepreneurial Success

Women Must Break Glass Ceiling To Achieve Entrepreneurial Success | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it

This was the consensus of international speakers at a session interestingly entitled "You Go Girl! The Women Entrepreneur" at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2013 (GES) which ended Saturday.

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The importance of oil revenue for Chad's politics

The importance of oil revenue for Chad's politics | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
Chad's President Deby has no time for critics. Opponents are either silenced or bought off. Internationally, Deby scores points for the contribution by Chad's well-equipped army towards resolving regional conflicts.
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IKEA Removes Lesbian Article From Russian Magazine

IKEA Removes Lesbian Article From Russian Magazine | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
The company has removed an article about a lesbian couple from Russian versions of its customer magazine
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Young solutions to Europe's job shortage

Young solutions to Europe's job shortage | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
Today's young Europeans are the continent's most educated generation ever. But 5.6 million under-25s are out of a job. Now they're not just searching for an elusive wage, but for creative solutions to the crisis.
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Toms Opens Up A Marketplace For Socially Responsible Companies To Sell Their Wares

Toms Opens Up A Marketplace For Socially Responsible Companies To Sell Their Wares | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
From the people that made buy-one-give-one popular comes a place where you can shop for only products that make a difference.
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The big aid debate: rich countries consider foreign aid overhaul

The big aid debate: rich countries consider foreign aid overhaul | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
• A fifth of OECD aid never leaves donor country – report • Shakeup could mean more money for private sector
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Food waste in the spotlight in UK and Europe

Food waste in the spotlight in UK and Europe | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
On the back of a British study, supermarket chain Tesco has announced it will be taking measures to reduce food wastage. In Germany, companies are already working on ways to deal with increasing food waste.
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Nobel Prize? Meet the Economic Movement That Really Deserves Praise

Nobel Prize? Meet the Economic Movement That Really Deserves Praise | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
This week, the Nobel Prize for economics may have gone to three academics, but the real work of fixing our local economies was happening on the ground—as part of New Economy Week.
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The secrets of Germany's economic success | Germany

The secrets of Germany's economic success | Germany | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
The world is fascinated by Europe's biggest economy. Despite the economic crisis, Germany has grown, created more jobs, and reduced its national debt. But what makes the so-called "German model" work so well?
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The Past, Present & Future of Work in the Peer Economy

The Past, Present & Future of Work in the Peer Economy | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
I hear it a lot: "Sharing isn't new."
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Managing Informality: Local government practices and approaches towards the informal economy in Africa

Managing Informality: Local government practices and approaches towards the informal economy in Africa | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
It is our pleasure to present our publication on “Managing Informality: Local government practices and approaches towards the informal economy – Learning examples from five African countries”.
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Cutting Edge X: Investment Crowdfunding for the 100%

Cutting Edge X: Investment Crowdfunding for the 100% | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted to make a lasting investment in a small business, as opposed to just patronizing one or making a one-time crowdfunding contribution or product pre-purchase? Don’t we all want to strengthen our local economies?
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Qatar - Systemic change 'needed to protect migrants'

Qatar - Systemic change 'needed to protect migrants' | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
Qatar has come under scrutiny over the deaths of foreign laborers on projects linked to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. But analyst Nandita Baruah says much more is needed for the working conditions of migrants to improve.
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Sukhdev: New type of corporation sees impact on society, nature as crucial

Sukhdev: New type of corporation sees impact on society, nature as crucial | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
The 100 top global sectors reportedly cause $7.3 trillion of environmental damage each year. By changing how they do business, corporations can improve more than their profit margins, says former banker Pavan Sukhdev.
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Microfinance boosts Guinea women's employment

Microfinance boosts Guinea women's employment | The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media | Scoop.it
New projects allow thousands of women to start businesses in West African country plagued by poverty.
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