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Re-thinking Progress: The Circular Economy

There's a world of opportunity to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff. 'Re-Thinking Progress' explores how through a change in perspective we can re...
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Why we need innovative finance models to tackle climate change

Why we need innovative finance models to tackle climate change | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
More needs to be done to improve attitudes towards clean energy investment, at international, national and private-sector level, says Christiani Figueres
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The private sector holds the balance of global capital and innovative capacity and needs to invest in the right technologies.

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Why business needs to concentrate on value – not just profit

Why business needs to concentrate on value – not just profit | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Julian Baggini: The bottom line is that interest only in the bottom line ultimately alienates consumers and that good businesses really care about quality
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In the new world order collaboration and sharing is a must. This article provides some great insights.

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We're Running Out of Resources, and It's Going to Be OK

That is, if businesses embrace a circular economy.
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Where next for the circular economy?

Where next for the circular economy? | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
The circular economy was much lauded in the Netherlands but then enthusiasm appeared to wane.
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Private sector must lead the way on climate change

Private sector must lead the way on climate change | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
The climate will not gain from Doha – and neither will business, says Jonathan Shopley...
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Long-term marketing: a new paradigm shift

Long-term marketing: a new paradigm shift | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Traditional marketing has focused on generating quicker profits but a longer term strategy is now more likely to unlock new markets, says John Drummond...
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Moments of revelation trigger the biggest transformations

Moments of revelation trigger the biggest transformations | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
It's time to foster the right conditions to enable more leaders to experience the 'inner journey' that lies behind them finding their sustainability voice, says Jo Confino...
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China Initiates WTO Challenge To European Green Energy Programs - Bloomberg BNA

China Initiates WTO Challenge To European Green Energy Programs - Bloomberg BNA | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
AFPChina Initiates WTO Challenge To European Green Energy ProgramsBloomberg BNAGENEVA--China announced Nov.
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Sustainable Consumption: A New Role For Advertising?

Sustainable Consumption: A New Role For Advertising? | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
'Sustainable Consumption: A New Role For Advertising?' blog post by Hazel Henderson. (Can #sustainability and #advertising mix?
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Skills to build a career in sustainability - The Guardian

Skills to build a career in sustainability - The Guardian | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
The GuardianSkills to build a career in sustainabilityThe GuardianGone are the days when sustainability in business was about environmental compliance or turning up once a year for a community outreach project.
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Extract | Lessons in lean management - Livemint

Extract | Lessons in lean management - Livemint | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
LivemintExtract | Lessons in lean managementLivemintIn a time of “less is more”, thought leaders across organizations are adopting Lean management turnaround processes and principles.
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Lean start-ups: Faster to market, fewer mouths to feed - Haaretz

Lean start-ups: Faster to market, fewer mouths to feed - Haaretz | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
HaaretzLean start-ups: Faster to market, fewer mouths to feedHaaretzAirBase represents the current generation of start-ups, which are characterized by "lean" management.
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Corporate strategy in the age of sustainability

Corporate strategy in the age of sustainability | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
In the race to conform to the latest sustainability trend, companies are losing sight of the bigger picture, writes Ioannis Ioannou
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The conundrum at the heart of sustainability

The conundrum at the heart of sustainability | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Feelings of disconnection from the planet and its problems are preventing people from investing in change
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It's a process of humanity evolving its awareness and it's consciousness to meet the challenge that is on their lap now.

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Resource revolution | McKinsey & Company

Resource revolution | McKinsey & Company | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
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Over the next 20 years, resources must be at the heart of public policy and business strategy.

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Circular Economy

Circular Economy | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Why is the circular economy important in education? Head of Innovation Ken Webster introduces the concept and the implications for learners and educators.
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Innovate or die: learning from new sustainable business models

Innovate or die: learning from new sustainable business models | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Large firms must embrace the new sharing and circular economies – or else they risk being left behind, argues Dax Lovegrove...
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A new way forward in collective leadership?

A new way forward in collective leadership? | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
We have built a world in which competition rules but it's time to pay more attention to the art of collective leadership, says Petra Kuenkel...
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Sustainability partnerships are the key to future business

Sustainability partnerships are the key to future business | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Procter & Gamble reveals there are limits to what one company can do alone as it releases its annual sustainability report, says Jo Confino...
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Promoting sustainable behaviour means more than clever slogans

Promoting sustainable behaviour means more than clever slogans | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Even the best campaigns to promote sustainable behaviour will be limited in scope if they fail to link everyday actions to the bigger picture, says Adam Corner...
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Insight - Sustainability - Thomson Reuters

Insight - Sustainability - Thomson Reuters | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
By Greg Roumeliotis | 3 November 2012. (Reuters) – When Jeroen Aerts, a Dutchman tasked with crafting a plan to defend New York City from flooding, first looked at its coastline seven years ago, he was taken aback by how ...
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PwC Low Carbon Economy Index 2012

PwC Low Carbon Economy Index 2012 | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Low Carbon Economy Index 2012: Are G20 economies making progress in reducing carbon emissions levels? Can the world limit warming to 2oC? (RT @katrienbarrat: Doubling rate of decarbonisation, would still lead to 6C warming.
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RisingTideHarbor: Matt Barcomb's Blog on Lean Agile Business ...

RisingTideHarbor: Matt Barcomb's Blog on Lean Agile Business ... | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Think about the moments in your life where you felt that you have learned. Not the events or experiences from which you have learned, but the times where the actual learning occurred. For me, these moments have mostly ...
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AccountAbility Certified Sustainability Practitioner ... - Eco-Business

AccountAbility Certified Sustainability Practitioner ... - Eco-Business | Sustainability for businesses | Scoop.it
Sustainability is high on the agenda for many businesses and there's a pressing need for companies to develop a solid corporate responsibility programme, which addresses stakeholder expectations. Transparency ...
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The Circular Economy

Ellen takes us on a journey to investigates how insights from living systems might offer some of the answers to how we can re-design our future, in a world o...
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