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Category: Economics :: Green Economies
Last updated: Jun 23 2020 17:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Let’s incubate the Green Swans hatched by the COVID-19 Black Swan 23.6.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Let’s incubate the Green Swans hatched by the COVID-19 Black Swan Tom Baruch Tue, 06/23/2020 - 01:30 The global COVID-19 pandemic is a historic Black Swan event that offers a Green Swan of opportunities to harvest innovation from 50 years of converging exponential technologies. We are presented with a rare opportunity to invest in new innovations, rebuild our data and power infrastructures and supply chains to restore and strengthen the economy while healing the environment. According to author Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Black Swans are unexpected, hard-to-predict events that result in extreme, unintended consequences. The coronavirus pandemic is a classic Black Swan. Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed countries and states scrambling for personal protective equipment and ventilators. Oil tankers are carrying millions of tons of oil with nowhere to go. Farmers are destroying food and supermarket shelves are missing essential items across the nation. These events, made visible by the COVID-19 virus, ...
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Why sustainability professionals should drive green consumerism 14.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
What would happen if more people than ever before demanded goods aligned with a sustainable, low-carbon economy? Our economy would transition swiftly.
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Can a #GreenStimulus lead us from breakdown to breakthrough? 9.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
I’ll never forget the first time I heard the activist-turned commentator Van Jones articulate the vision of building an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty.
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These are the climate risks the finance sector should be planning for 8.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
COVID-19 is a dry run for climate catastrophes.
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Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy 26.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
With the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted
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After the age of contagion, what's the 'new normal'? 23.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
As we begin to ponder our collective future post-coronavirus, the opportunity is ripe to accelerate sustainable outcomes. Will we?
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Learning from social enterprises creating an inclusive circular economy 13.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The transition will require people to work together across companies and sectors, using skills such as empathy, craftsmanship and ingenuity.
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5 ways businesses can nudge their consumers to go green 10.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Companies large and small are leaning into sustainability, but consumers remain stubbornly out of step. Here's how to flip the script.
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Joel Makower on the state of green business 6.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
GreenBiz Executive Editor Joel Makower opens GreenBiz 20 by discussing the current moment — “exciting, engaging and terrifying” — and the challenges ahead for sustainability professionals.
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Signs of progress for green chemistry 4.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Three advances are bringing the concept into the mainstream: better communications, policy support and meaningful collaboration.
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Report Report: ESG, supply chains, net zero and EVs 21.2.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology.
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Deep decarbonization: A realistic way forward on climate change 19.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Global emissions have soared by two-thirds in the three decades since international climate talks began. To make the reductions required, what’s needed is a new approach that creates incentives for leading countries and industries to spark transformative technological revolutions.
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Episode 203: Conversations about the State of Green Business 17.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Plus, an interview with John Schulz, director of sustainability integration at AT&T, and outtakes from the State of Green Business webcast.
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The State of Green Business, 2020 13.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The good, the bad and the utterly unknown.
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.
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Power to the young people: emerging climate leaders attend VERGE 19 16.12.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Passionate youth, corporate changemakers, cleantech innovators and public sector planners are all critical to the success of the climate movement.
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Your guide to Europe's 'Green New Deal,' the continent's new plan to get to net zero 16.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Not got time to read every line of the European Green Deal? We've got you covered.
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Fight or switch? How the low-carbon transition is disrupting fossil fuel politics 27.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Global fossil fuel and overall energy consumption are still rising. But the new focus on them shows that the end is near.
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Needed: A systematic effort to monitor and report greenwashing related to the SDGs 18.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
There is a need for an independent institutional arrangement to call out companies that are overstating SDG commitments in corporate reporting or financing declarations.
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