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Targeted Innovation

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the organisation you work for and as a result, most corporate sustainability strategies are company-centric: focused on improving business practice rather than tackling global challenges. However, a new era is ahead where creative teams step outside their firm’s activities and focus on where they can contribute to fixing broken […]

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Asia – the land of opportunity and disruptive influence

In our Green Game Changers report 2013 PDF we look at the potential for western and Asian firms to learn from each other and collaborate around solutions that tackle various regional, national and international challenges. Asian innovations are already sending ripples across the globe. Centralised green policies in China that support green businesses and clean […]

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Temperatures in Greenland have risen by about 5C in the last 60 years due to human-induced climate change, causing melting at unprecedented rates. Greenland's ice alone contains enough water to raise global sea levels by nine metres. © Global Warming Images / WWF-Canon climate change

Climate change is real.

Scientists and world governments have spoken: climate change is unequivocal, its risks are real and our impact is clearer than ever. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report launched last Friday is quite simply the most authoritative and comprehensive review of climate science available. It’s been prepared by over 800 scientists, cites over […]

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Net positive disruption

With 400 parts per million (ppm) of CO2 in the Earth’s atmosphere, there’s new pressure to build a more positive economy. At the same time, two trends – the combination of digital natives directing new models of consumption and the do-it-yourself revolution – offer the perfect opportunity to disrupt and repair broken systems. Let’s start […]

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Green game-changers: Streetclub and the sharing economy

John Compton manages Streetclub by B&Q (Kingfisher), which is the first social network aimed at getting neighbours at street level to talk, share and save together to build a stronger sense of community spirit. B&Q is exploring models of collaborative consumption by creating social network sites such as Streetclub and is featured in WWF’s report, […]

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Eradicating the darkness – bringing power to rural India

Manik Jolly, director of rural solar solutions at solar energy firm SunEdison, launched Eradication of Darkness – an electrification programme in rural India. . . The programme is featured in WWF’s report, Green Game-Changers report 2013 PDF “Can you imagine not having electricity? Or being reliant on a diesel generator that provides limited power, while […]

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Innovate or die: learning from new sustainable business models

Think new “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones” – these words, from composer John Cage, ring especially true to me when considering the gulf between businesses that are glued to outmoded approaches, and others that are breaking in new, innovative models. It’s a topic WWF […]

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