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The Circular Economy Imperative | World Economic Forum

<b>Video 1: The Circular Economy</b><p>Estimates suggest that the global population will reach close to 9 billion by 2030 – including 3 billion new …

Japan embraces renewable energy as dozens of towns go off-grid

After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, decentralized power systems are quietly growing<p>With the rise of more and better ways of harvesting energy from renewable sources—not to mention a battery revolution—it should come as no surprise that more and more people are turning to technology to go …

Renewable Energy

5 futuristic ways to pave roads, from solar panels to recycled plastic

What could be next?<p><b>Welcome to Curbed’s first-ever</b> <b>Transportation Week</b><b>!</b><p>It's time for a weeklong romp through all things related to transportation in the U.S. We'll be focusing on the topics most pressing to cities: everything from ways to improve public transportation in cities to ranking the best …

Roads

Rainwater harvesting is easy with ‘Raindrop’ barrel

It’ll be available in early 2018<p>Rainwater collection at home is made easy, and rather stylish, with this new product from Studio Bas van der Veer. The concept is pretty simple: The drop-shaped harvesting apparatus attaches to drainpipes, while an integrated watering can collects water directly from …

Snorkeling

The future we want in Virtual Reality, SDG Media Zone (18-22 September 2017)

Virtual Reality

6 Books Anyone Who Is Serious About Leadership Should Read

Becoming a better leader takes continual skill development. These books will help you acquire and refine skills necessary to become a leader people want to follow.<p>Whether or not you're a natural born leader or you've just found yourself in a leadership role. You have to develop your leadership …

Leadership

5 Simple Ways to Be a Better Leader

Being a great leader can be difficult. Being a better leader is easy.<p>Leadership is often made out to be more difficult than it really is.<p>That's not to say it's easy to be a great leader, but there are some simple things everyone can do to be a better leader that do not require a great deal of skill …

Leadership

These Everyday Household Items Convert Light Into Energy

London-based design firm Caventou has designed a series of “stained glass” everyday objects that turn daylight into electricity, even …

Solar Panels

Can Profit Go with Social Good? Social Entrepreneurs Say Yes | Founder's Guide

Last week at the Cebu City Mariott Hotel, the Cebu Business Month (CBM) held a very engaging two-day conference. Dubbed as Social Entrepreneurship …

The Difference Between Managers and Leaders

Debate has long surrounded the topic of whether managers differ from leaders and vice versa, and if so, how. Some companies try to train employees to …

Creating An Employee-first Culture: Importance & role of leaders in a learning organisation

We often hear that organizations widely publicize the fact that talent is their most valuable asset — and that’s often true. However when we have a …

Brainstorming Is Dumb

Studies show it produces fewer good ideas than when people think on their own. Thankfully, there’s a better way to work in groups.<p>If you work in an office, your boss has probably forced you into a brainstorming session or two (or 12). Brainstorming, after all, is supposedly a killer way to come up …

Creativity

Why GE is changing a decades-old management practice that could affect 300,000 employees

In an announcement made to 300,000 General Electric employees Tuesday, which she shared on her LinkedIn page, Susan Peters, senior vice president of human resources at GE, said the company would ditch its annual employee performance rating system in exchange for of its pilot performance development …

Employment

Seizing the Executive Imperative To Expand Consciousness

by Dawna Jones, Connecting Decisions to Creating Prosperity<p>Are company decision makers setting executives up to fail?<p>Or is something else going on?<p>Fifty to seventy-five percent of newly hired executives fail in the first eighteen months. Apart from predicable reasons such as inadequate formal …

European wind energy is now cheaper than nuclear power

Wind energy has officially overtaken nuclear power as the most affordable energy option – at least in countries surrounding the North Sea. In nearby …

7 Common Characteristics of Unicorn Executives

The total number of unicorn companies is at 168, according to a list compiled by CBInsights. The total value of these unicorns (private companies valued over $1 billion) is $597 billion.<p>Ray Wang, bestselling author and CEO of Constellation Research, and I recently interviewed a chief executives …