• The Circular Economy Offers A More Systemic And Sustainable View Of Business.
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    The Circular Economy is a future imperative to combat increasing rates of consumption and severely constrained global resources. In a world soon to be of 9 billion consumers actively buying manufactured goods, it is abundantly evident that economies and business who act in a mode of extraction only are not sustainable and will ultimately fail. When you consider that the FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) sector accounts for more than 90% of our agricultural output, and…

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  • News Now: The Shocking Reality Of Income Disparity.
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    Created by Pavlina Tcherneva, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Bard College, this chart depicts the sharp rise and decline of the wealthy 10% compared to the 90% working class. Excerpt from a paper she wrote in August 2013, “An examination of average income growth [in the U.S.] during every postwar expansion (from trough to peak) and its distribution between the wealthiest 10% and bottom 90% of households reveals that income growth becomes more inequitably distributed…

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  • Robots Are Coming, Like it or Not.
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    Between November 25, 2013 and January 13, 2014, Pew Research Center asked 12,000 experts and members of the public to share their opinions on what they think about robots – good, or bad? Some speculate that the automation of the work force will dramatically impact the types of jobs humans currently occupy, placing a burden on the education system to ensure that future workers are prepared to enter this new landscape. Others think positively that new types of work will emerge…

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  • Are Corporations the New Superheroes of the 21st Century?
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    Whether you’re the World Bank or selling soda, a moral and social imperative is emerging in which corporations are recognizing that using their considerable resources to innovating for good is no longer an option, it’s a necessity. Our beliefs are supported by London Business School Professor Lynda Gratton, an organizational change and leadership expert with 30 years experience studying corporations, who recently launched a book called “The Key:…

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  • The New Face Of The American Dream.
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    While Millennials are more optimistic than ever about the future, The American Dream has become a relic for most representing a point in time that no longer has relevancy. Rather than possessions and affluence dominating what people really want, in a recent national survey conducted by the Center for a New American Dream, 78% of Americans consider having personal freedom extremely important and only 23% stated achieving wealth as desirable. When it comes to work and money…

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