#sharingeconomy
Can Product Manufacturers Benefit from the Sharing Economy?
Collaborative consumption, also called the sharing economy, is expected to continue growing as a trend, particularly as digital technology makes sharing marketplaces more commonplace and accessible....
#packaging #sb16copenhagen
Carlsberg's Circular Community Unveils Newest Green Fiber Bottle Design
This morning, from the main stage at SB’16 Copenhagen, Carlsberg’s Sustainability Director, Simon Hoffmeyer Boas, unveiled the brewer’s latest design for its Green Fiber Bottle. As part of the work...
#prep4climate
White House, Google, Amazon Launch Big Data Tool to Help with Climate Resilience Planning
Despite international efforts to curb climate change, communities and companies alike need to prepare for the impacts of a changing climate. With this in mind, The White House has launched a new...
#behaviorchange #sb16cph
How to Engage the 90% of Our Brains That Resists Changing Behaviour
In a rich and fascinating afternoon workshop on Monday, behavioural design experts Sille Krukow and Teis Andres of Krukow Behavioural Consulting explored their theory and tools on how conscientious...
#sb16cph
Forget Inspiration: Successful Movement-Making Requires Appealing to Consumers’ Aspirations
“The sustainability movement has been slowly gaining momentum, but I think we would all agree that it isn’t moving fast enough and the world we live in can’t afford for us to continue moving at the...
#sb16cph
Sharp Synthesizes Over a Decade of Best Practices in Integrating Transformational Leadership
What is the most effective way to lead change? Some would argue for a top-down approach focused on execution, while others believe in an intrinsic, sense-and-respond style. For Leith Sharp, director...
#sb16cph
Elkington: Breakthrough Business Models Needed to Drive Both Exponential Growth and Sustainability
Business must adopt a new mindset to move the world away from its collision course with the “Sixth Extinction" and onto a path of sustainability, acclaimed speaker and author John Elkington...
This Virtual Planning Tool Helped San Francisco Develop a Tech Roadmap for Its Sustainability Goals
A data-driven modeling tool is helping cities – including San Francisco – reach their sustainability goals by outlining which technologies will provide the greatest impact. According to a study...
#globalgoals #sdgs
Business Students to Assess Corporate Action on the Global Goals Through New Digital Platform
The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) has announced a new digital ‘Global Solutions Platform’ to engage business students to support the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs, or...
#collaboration #sb17detroit
Detroit: Don't Just Fly In … Dig In.
I first witnessed Sustainable Brands descend on Detroit in April — flanked by Diego Rivera’s famous mural, Industry, at the Detroit Institute of Arts — when it announced that in 2017, the SB flagship...

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