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

July 22, 2012 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Climate Change, Social ImpactComments (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 consequences on sustainable development, with a special focus on the internal challenges of

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KYOCERA – a uniquely resource-efficient approach to product design

March 22, 2012 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Climate Change, Emerging IdeasComments (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

Understanding Cloud Computing Competition, Environment and Finance

November 24, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Finance & Economics, Climate ChangeComments (0)

By Federico Etro Cloud computing allows firms to rent computing power and storage from cloud computing providers, and to pay on demand; this improves productivity and at the same time has a positive environmental impact, creating new businesses, investments

Timberland Investments: A risk analysis

September 28, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Climate ChangeComments (0)

By Klaus Biskup Specialist knowledge is essential to maximizing timberland investment opportunities, and in particular, assessing the risks involved… You might also like: Tolerating Failure: A Key to Creating Sustainable Business Turning Societal Challenges