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On a Warmer Planet, Which Cities Will Be Safest?

On a Warmer Planet, Which Cities Will Be Safest? | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Scientists trying to predict the consequences of climate change see few havens from future storms, floods and droughts. But some regions will fare much better than others.
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Levi Strauss CEO: Stop washing your jeans - Fortune Tech

Levi Strauss CEO: Stop washing your jeans - Fortune Tech | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh talks sustainability at Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference in a pair of jeans he hasn't washed in a year.
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McKinsey's Matt Rogers on the next industrial revolution - Fortune Features

McKinsey's Matt Rogers on the next industrial revolution - Fortune Features | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Rogers' new book with Stanford Professor Stefan Heck argues that the business world is fast approaching a shortage of natural resources.
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India's Sanitary Pad Scarcity Was the Father of His Invention

India's Sanitary Pad Scarcity Was the Father of His Invention | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Arunachalam Muruganantham, aka "Menstrual Man," designed simple devices that allow rural Indian women to make their own sanitary pads
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Why Tech Alone Can't Solve All The World's Problems

Why Tech Alone Can't Solve All The World's Problems | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
The mobile revolution in the emerging world saw a spike of SMS-based applications to “solve” development problems: lack of sanitation, access to financial services, education, and more. But social enterprises are finding that SMS is not always the easiest way to communicate. Rather, the solution involves something even more basic, low-tech, and cheaper.
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7 Steps for Putting Ideas Into Action

7 Steps for Putting Ideas Into Action | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Here is a seven-step technique for developing ideas you can actually use to solve business problems.
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Massaged parlous

Massaged parlous | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
FOR many—mostly male—Americans, the local Brookstone store is a guilty pleasure. Where else can you snooze in the OSIM uDivine App Massage Chair (“the most...
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The Henry Ford of Heart Surgery

The Henry Ford of Heart Surgery | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
In India, Devi Shetty's heart hospital offers cutting-edge medical care at a fraction of what it costs elsewhere in the world.
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One entrepreneur was fed up with blister packs. Here's what he came up with.

One entrepreneur was fed up with blister packs. Here's what he came up with. | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
PulpWorks launched in an effort to find an alternative packing material that was easier to open, as well as sustainable.
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How two friends cooked up a business delivering DIY dinners

How two friends cooked up a business delivering DIY dinners | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
A love of food—combined with a lack of time—inspired the creation of Plated.com.
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How squinting kids sparked an idea for a business

How squinting kids sparked an idea for a business | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
A maker of children's sunglasses was created when a military wife saw some kids having a tough time with the sun at an air show.
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Texting a Path to Success

Texting a Path to Success | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Jared Hecht's wife needed a way for them to keep in touch with friends at a big concert. So he went to the drawing board.
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Seventy-Four Years of HP Ideas

Seventy-Four Years of HP Ideas | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
From oscillators to calculators to computers, Hewlett-Packard’s products since 1939
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What is water worth? - Fortune Tech

What is water worth? - Fortune Tech | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
The global demand for water will soon outstrip supply. What's the solution? Simple, say some: Make people pay more for it.
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First break all the rules

First break all the rules | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
GENERAL ELECTRIC'S health-care laboratory in Bangalore contains some of the company's most sophisticated products—from giant body scanners that can...
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Why Companies Stop Innovating

Why Companies Stop Innovating | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Unlike with startups, larger companies' emphasis on execution often stifles innovation.
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A Paradigm Shift That's Getting Around

A Paradigm Shift That's Getting Around | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
A small cohort of futurists, businesspeople and economists are trying to redefine economic success. Hint: It's not about sales growth.
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Taking a Risk on Rural India

Taking a Risk on Rural India | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Hero Honda's Managing Director and Chief Executive Pawan Munjal discusses the company's rural strategy with WSJ's Linda Blake.
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A Hospital Network With a Vision

A Hospital Network With a Vision | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Blending the humanist principles of an Indian mystic and the management style of McDonald’s, Aravind Eye Care System has become a global success.
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For small firms, successful crowdfunding takes lots of prep work

For small firms, successful crowdfunding takes lots of prep work | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Running a successful campaign means a lot of prep work and then constant upkeep along the way
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One entrepreneur gave his friends a lift—and found a business

One entrepreneur gave his friends a lift—and found a business | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Ceri Mort shuttled his friends around London on a motorcycle—and ended up launching an unconventional taxi service
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Second Acts

Second Acts | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Second Acts, from The Wall Street Journal's Encore report, looks at an investment banker turned cattle rancher, a woman who helps high-school dropouts learn skillls and contribute to their community, and more.
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Eight Essential Questions for Every Corporate Innovator

Eight Essential Questions for Every Corporate Innovator | Sustainable Strategy | Scoop.it
Reflect before you leap into action.
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