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FeaturedPeople and Society

What do you want to be when you grow up? How can we answer, when our centuries-old education system prepares us for a job market that existed 50 years ago?

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International Correspondents

A Educação é o principal componente para o desenvolvimento de um país e de sua sociedade e, desta forma, afirma-se que a Educação se apresenta como uma condição sistêmica viabilizadora para alcançar a transição à economia circular. A Universidade de São Paulo (USP) como Instituição de Educação Superior de alto

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NewsPeople and Society

UCL engages multidisciplinary student group in circular economy challenge Digital technology is creating new opportunities for personalised learning journeys every day. Educational Apps are flooding the market of primary and secondary schools. Employers attribute increasing importance to collaboration, creativity and communication in their recruitment processes. Yet, the traditional lecture-seminar format

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NewsPeople and Society

The traditional economy is based on a linear business model where increased consumption leads to higher growth, more production and subsequently to bigger profits.The circular economy incorporates a completely different business model where energy and material flows are considered and nothing is wasted. Companies making the change are showing that

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NewsPeople and Society

Education about the circular economy framework, and the crucial knowledge for it, needs to permeate every level of society, not just c-suites and experts. The ThreeC project explores to strategies to make this happen.

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NewsPeople and Society

Bill McDonough (co-founder of Cradle to Cradle Design) recently shared an intriguing story that he came across when he started working with NASA:

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BusinessNewsPeople and Society

5 years after the rise of the ‘Sharing Economy’, the question arises: what’s next? What new models of ownership & governance do 21st century organizations need? How will we ‘work’ in a post-industrial world?

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News

“If there was one life skill everyone on the planet needed, it would be the ability to think with critical objectivity”, writes Diana Killian, an American novelist better known by the pen-name of Josh Lanyon. Easier said than done, as cognitive linguist George Lakoff (one of the Headliners at the

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News

Well-known craft marketplace, Etsy, has perhaps surprised a few after announcing the launch of a new foundation, Etsy.org, this May. The new endeavour is designed to deliver as a business education programme that teaches entrepreneurs how to design ‘regenerative’ companies that “take full account of the economic, social, and natural ecosystems in which

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BusinessNews

“The circular economy is the new paradigm that business needs.” The message was delivered loud and clear by Gavin Warner, Unilever’s circular economy programme lead, and Pia Heidenmark Cook, IKEA’s head of sustainability, speaking at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Re-thinking Progress event.

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