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How 14 million meals could change catering forever


Thursday, 26 July 2012 12:39

Can LOCOG’s Food Vision help to make sustainable catering standard fare at major events in the future? That’s the plan, says Rachel England.

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Has the Games raised the bar for business?


Tuesday, 24 July 2012 16:43

Corporates fought for the chance to work on London 2012. So, will it leave them ahead of the game? Robin Yapp looks for leadership.

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The roots of cooperative capitalism run deep in Japan


Tuesday, 24 July 2012 14:46

In May Our Future Planet ran a piece about "cooperative capitalism" and its role in  a sustainable future. The following piece looks at how such a model might work, using as its example ancient Japanese priciples which are still in practice today.

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Green tech cost assessments must be country-specific


Monday, 23 July 2012 14:19

Designing efficient mechanisms for allocating climate funds to the developing world will require country-specific assessments of the cost of scaling up renewable energy technologies, says climate researcher Michael Jakob.

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Making the Nagoya Protocol work at the community level


Monday, 23 July 2012 13:00

Two safeguards for communities' rights to resources can help implement the Nagoya Protocol, argues biodiversity specialist Krystyna Swiderska.

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