Ten key lessons on sustainable innovation

I recently moderated a session on business models and innovation at the Centre for Sustainable Design’s conference titled “Collaboration, Co-creation & New Business Models” and organised by Martin Charter. More about it all can be found here. Here below are Martin’s ten key take aways from the conference. Foresight: adaption to climate change, circular economy &…

Rio+20 blog: Business initiatives set the summit scene

By Eric Marx Leading companies have made some ambitious targets during the Rio business forum. But will governments follow during the summit proper? A raft of new business pledges and policy recommendations were announced in the waning hours of the four-day business forum conducted on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Earth summit. Of the more…

Seven reasons why Rio+20 should have been delayed

(Readers please note that this post is about the failing political negotiations at Rio+20, not the business contributions, which I’ll blog about separately when the best have come to light) 1) Greece, Spain and the Euro With the huge distractions over the future of some Southern European countries, and fallout from Greece’s looming departure from…