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Sustainatopia — Lessons from Industry


The message I heard at the recent Sustainatopia conference in Boston is that corporate champions who want a more sustainable world are frustrated by the realities of our current marketplace. The only champions who seem excited by their role are those whose companies have publicly recognized the business value of sustainability.


Entrepreneurs Offer Ideas For Any Organization

Innovation Learnings from the BSR Conference, Part 2:

In my last post I discussed some strategic insights from Pascal Finette’s keynote at the recent BSR Conference; this time I’d like to talk about his subsequent panel discussion with three startup entrepreneurs, in which Pascal sought to bring out ideas any company could use. These seemed to come in two flavors: problems that need a solution and solutions that need a problem.

Inventing the Future With a Perspective of Abundance

Innovation Learnings from the BSR Conference, Part 1:

At the recent BSR Conference, I heard a talk about innovation in an exponentially changing world by Pascal Finette of the Singularity University. He kicked off with this quote from Alan Kay: