John Elkington and the search for What’s Next

May 19, 2016 by  
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John Elkington has long been at the forefront of sustainability — including naming his hybrid think tank-consultancy SustainAbility way back in 1987, when almost nobody was using that term. Since then he coined the terms “triple bottom line,” “green growth,” “green consumer” and “people, profit and planet,” among others. He has foreseen more trends in the environmental and sustainability realm than most of us will ever experience. He always seems to know what’s next.

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Al Gore Strongly Supports #Occupy Wall Street

October 14, 2011 by  
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Photo: World Economic Forum , Flickr , CC BY-SA The #OccupyWallStreet movement — which has now spilled into Brooklyn and inspired protests across the world — is gaining some high profile supporters. So far, notable backers have included Mark Ruffalo, Naomi Klein, Michael Moore, Kanye West, and Cornell West, among others. Now, Al Gore has voiced some power… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Ford to Invest $850M to Retool Factories for More Fuel-Efficient Vehicles

October 29, 2010 by  
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Photo: Ford Creating 1,200 Jobs Making more fuel efficient vehicles doesn’t happen by magic. It requires lots of R&D, and once you’ve come up with a new engine or transmission or whatever, it requires big capital investments to retool factories. That’s exactly what Ford (among others) is doing.

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Plug-in Cities Making A Comeback

October 29, 2010 by  
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In 1965 Archigram envisioned the Plug-in City. Geoff at Bldgblog describes it: Archigram proposed using construction cranes as permanent parts of their buildings.

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Bike Contrail Creators are Fundraising to Turn Concept Into Reality

October 29, 2010 by  
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Photo: Bike Contrail Follow the Rainbow What if cyclists could leave behind a trail, a bit like in Tron , the old-school arcade game? That would be very cool for bike activists trying to make their presence felt and encourage local authorities to create new bike lanes where there are lots of cyclists using the road. That’s what the Bike Contrail, which we wrote about last year , attempts to do

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