Sustainability

Cities & Our Common Future

Cities & Our Common Future

We’re taking a break from regular blogging this week.  We leave you with this TED talk by Alex Steffen, in which he discusses how cities can create a “shareable” sustainable future.  Be back next Monday!

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Can We Prosper in a Slow-Growth World?

Can We Prosper in a Slow-Growth World?

Die Welt reports that German researchers are looking at new ways of measuring economic well-being to discern if it is possible to continue to live well in a slow-growing economy: A prerequisite for change is an “expanded definition of prosperity,” the study [by social scientist Meinhard Miegel titled Von der Konsum- zur Wohlstandskultur (“From a […]

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A One-Stop Website for Corporate Social Responsibility

A One-Stop Website for Corporate Social Responsibility

Yet another example of the web giving rise to a new business model:   Springwise recently profiled Openeyeworld, a site that links companies with experts who can help them address corporate social responsibility issues,  including sustainability. Now in beta, Singapore-based OpenEyeWorld aims to be “the premier location for brands to engage with experts to improve […]

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