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Director: Switch to the Fast Lane

If the business of business is business, it is also to build future markets. One area attracting growing interest is low-carbon cars. A make-or-break piece of the puzzle will be to develop the technologies, standards and business models—the so-called "soft infrastructure"—that these changes demands.
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Interns 2010

Our Partners

Some of the organisations having a collaboration history with Eco Innovation (in progress):

 

Tiffany Finley

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Strategic Sustainability Consultant

 Tiffany provided a strategic sustainability workshop series for Eco Innovation in July 2009 (on which more to come) and will continue to provide occassional assistance throughout the development of the organisation.

Urban ag: inspiring examples

Some examples from all around the world that we found worth studying as references or just dreaming about...

Have you got own examples of inspiring urban agriculture initiatives? Post them here!

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Vacancy - Social Policy Director

SustainAbility is seeking a Social Policy Director to be based in either London or Washington DC. Read full job description
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New network to combat noncommunicable diseases

8 July 2009 -- WHO today launched a network of organizations and experts from around the world to scale up action to combat noncommunicable diseases. The new Global Noncommunicable Disease Network (NCDnet) will strengthen global partnerships and help governments plan and implement measures to reduce the burden of these diseases.
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Building a Smarter Planet: City by City

"Thanks to technology shifts, our world is getting smarter," said IBM Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Samuel J. Palmisano during his keynote address at the SmarterCities Event in Berlin, Germany.
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More than 30 new food safety standards adopted

6 July 2009 -- In a week-long meeting, the Codex Alimentarius Commission has adopted more than 30 new international standards, codes of practice and guidelines to improve worldwide food safety and protect the health of consumers.
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Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning

AACE Global U is pleased to announce and sponsor "Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning," a monthly online seminar series. (Online & No Fee)
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New issue of eLearning Papers

New issue of eLearning Papers: "The New Learning Generation"Guest editor: Yves Punie, IPTS
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Cfp: TENCompetence Open Workshop

Call for papers - Rethinking Learning and Employment at a time of economic uncertainty: Open Workshop, Manchester, November 19th and 20th 2009
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2nd Call For Articles - Learning Technology Newsletter

2nd Call For Articles - LEARNING TECHNOLOGY NEWSLETTER (ISSN 1438-0625) publication of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Learning Technology (TCLT)
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06/30/2009 - Consultation on the draft IFOAM Position on Seed

The draft IFOAM position on the use of organic seed and propagation materials in organic agriculture (or IFOAM Position on Seed) is now open for discussion and feedback.
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New drug being tested in Africa for river blindness

1 July 2009 -- The clinical trial of a drug that could eliminate river blindness is being launched in three African countries. Also known as onchocerciasis, this disease is one of the leading infectious causes of blindness across Africa.
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Story of the Month - July 2009: How Wildlife can Boost the Appeal of Tropical Forest Protection

A new study carried out by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and its partners provides compelling evidence that paying to conserve billions of tons of carbon stored in tropical forests could also protect orangutans, pygmy elephants and other wildlife at risk of extinction.
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Cement companies reduce climate impacts by slowing CO2 emissions growth, new data shows

The WBCSD's Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), representing the collective effort of 18 leading cement companies from around the world, today released the report “Cement Industry Energy and CO2 Performance: ‘Getting the Numbers Right'.”
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EcoSecurities is Exploring its Contribution to Social Development

The WBCSD spoke with Future Leader Team member Sonia Medina to help understand how EcoSecurities is consolidating the third sustainability pillar of the Clean Development Mechanism.
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EDEN Open Classroom Conference, Porto - Call for Contributions

The Seventh Open Classroom Conference: The european school 2.0"Incubating Creativity and the Capacity for Innovation: Open Content, Social Networking Tools and Creative Learning for All"15-17 October 2009. Porto, Portugal
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