Just what kind of business is there in sustainability?
Whether in energy, healthcare or micro-investing, is there a real business model in sustaining the world’s resources and improving the quality of life for its inhabitants? INSEAD Knowledge attended the IESE Net Impact Doing Good and Doing Well conference in Barcelona recently, and found evidence that many companies and individuals are finding there are business models, if you are prepared to think creatively and be just a bit audacious.
Innovation booming in emerging markets despite obstacles
Traditional measures of innovation usually focus on science and technology, for example on patents produced, scientific papers published and PhD graduates in science and engineering. While the role of science and technology in driving innovation continues to be important, we are witnessing a new type of innovation in Latin America and other emerging markets, i.e. innovations that are more horizontal and more context dependent.
Economic downturn ‘opens doors’ for recycling business Worn Again
One of the greatest challenges facing social business Worn Again is the widely-held public assumption that any product made from recycled materials must be cheaper than conventional merchandise on the market.
Microfinance comes of age
"Microfinance is banking, and banking is our core competence, so it makes sense for us to be active in this area,” says Arthur Vayloyan, Head of Investment Services and Products, Private Banking, at Credit Suisse in Zurich.
Shedding light: INSEAD initiatives seek to foster growth, development in Africa
Listen to INSEAD faculty, alumni and associates talk, and you realise that Africa is no longer just a story of disease, poverty, misery and humanitarian aid. Or of China’s hunger for raw materials and energy, while the Japanese and Koreans buy land in Africa to grow their own food. Today, Africa is also a story of investment and growth on a global scale.
Patent Bar Presentation
Career Services Speaker Series Patent Bar Presentation September 13, 2010 Career Services In this podcast, learn more about taking the patent bar exam. Practising Law Institute (PLI) invites you to a presentation by John White, Director of their Patent Bar Review Course. Topics for discussion are: •The latest info on the patent bar exam •Who [...]
European Law: Values and Constitutional Principles of the European Union
Environmental and Natural Resources Law Speaker Series European Law: Values and Constitutional Principles of the European Union September 14, 2010 Environmental and Natural Resources Law Lewis & Clark proudly welcomed Dr. Christian Calliess as our Natural Resources Law Institute’s Distinguished International Visitor. In this presentation to our students, Dr. Calliess talks about “European Law: Values [...]
Restoration of Indian Tribes and Effective Lobbying of Congress in Indian Affairs
Native American Law Students Association Speaker Series Restoration of Indian Tribes and Effective Lobbying of Congress in Indian Affairs October 28, 2010 Native American Law Students Association | email NALSA In this podcast, Former U.S. Representative for Oregon, Elizabeth Furse presents “Restoration of Indian Tribes and Effective Lobbying of Congress in Indian Affairs.” Furse is [...]
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
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Rev. Elizabeth Eaton | Conversations in Feminism, Law and Religion
Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, gives the keynote address at 7pm, Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center.
Derived copy of The Cytoplasm and Cellular Organelles
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Valparaiso University - Major Milestones
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HUMAN BODY - Upper Muscular System (Arms, Hands, Fingers, Abdomen)
This video consists of still images only. Images have parts of the body labeled. There is no narration, just music. (02:54)
Finding No Hidden Variables
"Measuring 'Nothing' and Getting It Right" - a symposium in honor of the physics career of Dr. Stuart Freedman (http://freedman2014.org): Dr. Tony Nero (Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) speaks about Dr. Stuart Freedman's 1972 experiment (with Dr. John Clauser). The theory of "hidden variables" is discussed, including its motivation, conduct, and results, as well as factors affecting how credit was apportioned for its success.
Cambodian court releases detained workers
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Cambodian court releases workers detained after in violent strikes for higher payment. Natalie Thomas reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For ove
Most crustaceans live underwater. They have jointed legs and hard exoskeletons. Crustaceans have two pair of antennae, although one pair may be very small.
What Upheaval in the Middle East Means for Business
The events in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are bringing historical political and social changes. But what do they mean for business? To gain some perspective, Knowledge@Wharton spoke with Wharton finance professor Bulent Gultekin and Fadi Arbid, CEO of Amwal AlKhaleej, a leading private equity firm in the region. In the podcast below,