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The Development of Circular Economies in China

July 19, 2016 • Climate ChangeComments (1)

By Mark Esposito, Terence Tse & Khaled Soufani In this article, the authors discuss China’s implementation of Circular Economic development programs in order to address the country’s pressing environmental issues. You might also like: Why The Circular Economy Matters The Age of Sustainable Development: Sustainable Development as an Analytical and

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Why The Circular Economy Matters

November 20, 2015 • Climate Change, Emerging Ideas, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…, Finance & Economics, INNOVATION, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (1)

By Terence Tse, Mark Esposito, and Khaled Soufani A Circular Economy represents not just a paradigm shift that waste is reconstructed to resources through reuse and recreation; it is also about getting more economic boost by resource efficiency and industrial

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The Age of Sustainable Development: Sustainable Development as an Analytical and Normative Concept

September 17, 2015 • Climate Change, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Jeffrey D. Sachs Achieving sustainable development on our crowded, unequal, and degraded planet is the most important challenge facing our generation. In this excerpt from the book “The Age of Sustainable Development”, Jeffrey D. Sachs introduces the

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Sustainable Business Model Innovation to Create Value in a World of Finite Resources

March 12, 2015 • Climate Change, Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Christophe Sempels and Jonas Hoffmann We have jumped into an era of scarce resources. The related impacts will crescendo in the coming decades but this already raises a clear issue: how to operate in a world where Earth’s resources will have to supply

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The Road to Sustainable Business Mobility

September 19, 2014 • Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Climate Change, Global Business, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

Interview with Carsten Kwirandt In this day and age, sustainability must be on the agenda of every organisation – particularly when it comes to their mobility needs. Below, Alphabet International’s Head of Marketing and Business Development, Carsten

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Envisioning the Opportunities Presented by the Resource Revolution

September 19, 2014 • Climate Change, Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Stefan Heck and Matt Rogers Conventional wisdom predicts stagnating economic growth, extreme resource depletion, accelerating commodity price inflation, and increasing pollution as consuming classes in emerging markets grow. Below, Stefan Heck and Matt

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Big Data Takes On Big Weather

March 2, 2014 • Big Data & Analytics, Climate Change, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (1)

By Djeevan Schiferli, IBM Some European cities are turning to Big Data to not only predict the weather and its potential impact, but also to address public safety and business concerns that accompany adverse conditions. Below, Djeevan Schiferli argues that

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How Sustainability and Carbon Footprint Reduction is Transforming the DNA of Leadership Key Trends for 2013

March 10, 2013 • Climate Change, INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Nikos Avlonas 2012 introduced several significant developments in sustainability, most notably around the issues of climate change, risk management, and supply chain ethics. You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always

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“Going, going…”: The long term sustainability impacts of short term focus

July 22, 2012 • Climate Change, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Aileen Ionescu-Somers Short-term thinking and acting has led to the current financial crisis, but has it precipitated a move to more long-term thinking in business & industry? This article discusses the tensions between short-term actions and long-term

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KYOCERA – a uniquely resource-efficient approach to product design

March 22, 2012 • Climate Change, Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Tracey Rawling Church KYOCERA is a name that may not be familiar, but the company has quietly been designing and manufacturing resource efficient products for many years. For example 20 years ago, the year of the first Rio Climate Summit, KYOCERA made a