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Dealers wanting to sell Ford's first all-electric car must Focus on the environment

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You can't just sell the new 2012 Ford Focus Electric, you've got to embrace what it stands for, or at least that's what Dearborn is telling its dealers. Per the company HQ, outfits hoping to offer the electric hatchback on their lots later this year must send sales staff...
Dealers wanting to sell Ford's first all-electric car must Focus on the environment

Nokia and SAP team up on TwoGo ride-sharing platform

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SAP has launched a cloud-based corporate ride-sharing platform called TwoGo, with Nokia providing the location component. The service is for companies that want to quickly roll out a ride-sharing scheme for their employees – as is generally the case with such schemes, the advantages range from greater environment-friendliness to lower...
Nokia and SAP team up on TwoGo ride-sharing platform

NY's Cornell Tech campus enters land use review process to open in 2017, teases sexy renderings

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New York’s upcoming and well-hyped Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island has just started a seven-month “land use review process” in a bid to open up the space in 2017, with full completion by 2037. With this announcement, Cornell is also teasing us with a handful of gorgeous, futuristic renderings. If...
NY's Cornell Tech campus enters land use review process to open in 2017, teases sexy renderings
NYC's Cornell Tech campus looks futuristic in new renderings

Browsing - ROC One Sustainability Reporter #greenbusiness #water #climate #energy http://bit.ly/dmIesg

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Browsing - ROC One Sustainability Reporter #greenbusiness #water #climate #energy http://bit.ly/dmIesg
A Deeper Look Inside Apple’s Secrecy And Its Sustainability

How To Be In Business Forever: Week Two

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First we'll take care of some logistics and then we'll get to the post of the week on sustainability in business. Office hours will take place at 6pm eastern today. The link to the hangout is here. I don't like the way office hours worked last week and so I...
How To Be In Business Forever: Week Two
IKEA to sell only LEDs by 2016

(Event) “Envelopes”: Living, Sustainable Architecture At Pratt Manhattan Gallery

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"Envelopes" is an ongoing exhibition at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery that explores architecture at the intersection of sustainability and "living" systems....
(Event) “Envelopes”: Living, Sustainable Architecture At Pratt Manhattan Gallery

Six Apart Buys Green Online Ad Net NaturalPath Media

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Six Apart, the blogging software and media company, has acquired NaturalPath Media, an online ad network for “sustainable, healthy, and conscious lifestyles”, in other words, around green and healthy lifestyle. Financial terms were not disclosed. NaturalPath was founded in 2006, and says has about 200 publishers in its network, including...
Six Apart Buys Green Online Ad Net NaturalPath Media
Helping others and going green by giving away old gadgets and computers

O2 urges rivals to stop providing chargers with new phones

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Network says 82% of customers who bought charger-free HTC One X+ did not buy a separate chargerO2 has urged its industry peers to stop giving away chargers with new mobile phones, after a trial found the vast majority of customers were happy to buy handsets without chargers.The telecom giant yesterday...
O2 urges rivals to stop providing chargers with new phones

Reverse network effects: Why scale may be the biggest threat facing today's social networks

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Sangeet Paul Choudary, who analyzes business models for network businesses at his blog Platformed.info. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Platform Thinking. You can follow Sangeet on Twitter at @sanguit. Network effects are the holy grail for Internet startups looking for venture-scale returns. On a...
Reverse network effects: Why scale may be the biggest threat facing today's social networks

Factory Riot Spotlights Breaking Point in China

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Workers at China's huge Foxconn factory said tensions over strict rules helped spur this week's rioting, in events that raise questions about the sustainability of China's manufacturing machine....
Factory Riot Spotlights Breaking Point in China

The royalty squeeze: Spotify booked a $59m net loss in 2011 on $244m in revenue

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Subscription-based online music streaming and discovery giant Spotify is suffering mounting losses as it grows bigger and aggressively eyes new markets. That’s not necessarily news, nor should it be a surprise: the company’s public accounts have in the past already revealed that Spotify manages to rake in quite a lot...
The royalty squeeze: Spotify booked a $59m net loss in 2011 on $244m in revenue

Reading - GSA makes moves to drive sustainability across government (PR-USA.net) http://bit.ly/bI8XwW

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Reading - GSA makes moves to drive sustainability across government (PR-USA.net) http://bit.ly/bI8XwW

Energy, Growth and Sustainability: Five Propositions - Steve Sorrell, University of Sussex http://post.ly/baEO

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Energy, Growth and Sustainability: Five Propositions - Steve Sorrell, University of Sussex http://post.ly/baEO

Smart move by Pepsi to get ahead of their sustainability commitments before a social media brandjack http://bit.ly/azIXRH your thoughts?

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Smart move by Pepsi to get ahead of their sustainability commitments before a social media brandjack http://bit.ly/azIXRH your thoughts?

Republic Wireless adds a Higher-End Android Phone to its Cut-Rate Cellular Service

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Republic Wireless, one of several start-ups aiming to change the game when it comes to monthly cell phone costs, is adding a higher-end phone to its lineup. The carrier, which offers $19 a month service for talk, text and Web, plans to announce later on Monday that it will carry...
Republic Wireless adds a Higher-End Android Phone to its Cut-Rate Cellular Service

MBA Mondays: One More Thing On Sustainability Before We Move On

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I'd like to tie together two posts and make a final point on Sustainability. In my first post for the Sustainability class, I wrote: Clay Christensen talks about this kind of thing all the time. Big company executives are asked to calculate an return on investment (ROI) on the investments they...
MBA Mondays: One More Thing On Sustainability Before We Move On

Why sustainability is a non-negotiable imperative in design

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"Sustainability is a design challenge," states Chris Sherwin, the new—and first—head of sustainability at future-gazing design agency Seymour Powell. Sherwin is now working with the designers at the agency to build sustainability into the design process. He says that doing this is, in fact, a "non-negotiable imperative," especially as 80 percent...
Why sustainability is a non-negotiable imperative in design

ADzero Bamboo cellphone's aiming for the giant Panda market (video)

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This is the ADzero, a smartphone with a four-year old, organically grown bamboo unibody shell. It was designed by British student Kieron-Scott Woodhouse, a final-year product design student at Middlesex University. After his concept designs were spotted online, the 23 year old was approached to help design a real...
ADzero Bamboo cellphone's aiming for the giant Panda market (video)

York to roll-out the UK's first network of pay-as-you-go charging points for electric cars

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York is to become the first city in the United Kingdom with a network of pay-as-you-go charging points for electric cars. The fueling stations will be installed in numerous car parks and ‘park and ride’ sites, and join the 12 charging points already spread out across the city. Electric cars...
York to roll-out the UK's first network of pay-as-you-go charging points for electric cars

Verizon Announces $10M In 'Powerful Answers' Awards For Health Care, Education, And Sustainability

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The main theme in Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam’s keynote speech this afternoon at the Consumer Electronics Show were the big challenges facing different industries and society as a whole, and the ways that Verizon technology is helping. At one point, for example, he declared, “4g LTE proves the case that...
Verizon Announces $10M In 'Powerful Answers' Awards For Health Care, Education, And Sustainability
Deezer confirms $130M investment rumors, c'est vrai

How To Be In Business Forever: A Lesson In Sustainability

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Its time to kick off my Skillshare class on Sustainability. I will do a post each week this month (on Mondays of course). I will do office hours on Google Hangouts on Mondays at 6pm eastern for 30 minutes all month. We will do a project together which is to...
How To Be In Business Forever: A Lesson In Sustainability

App.net's Dalton Caldwell wants to know why people are so angry at him

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The saying goes that when you’re doing something right people are going to hate you. App.net‘s Dalton Caldwell feels that pain, since proposing the “anti-Twitter”, ad-free social stream only a few weeks ago. In case you’ve not been following along, the story goes something like this: Caldwell thinks that Twitter...
App.net's Dalton Caldwell wants to know why people are so angry at him

8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail

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Failure: it's a common theme among start-up founders. In the Silicon Valley, it's almost a badge of honor. But for all the dire statistics out there, what are the real reasons some start ups don't make it? And what lessons can we learn from them? We asked 8 (now) successful...
8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail

Reading - Sustainability hits the bottom line (@ITWeb) http://bit.ly/a4556d

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Reading - Sustainability hits the bottom line (@ITWeb) http://bit.ly/a4556d

Inhabitat's Week in Green: ECOLAR house, transparent solar panel and Star Wars terrariums

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. For the past two weeks Inhabitat has been reporting live from the Solar Decathlon Europe in Madrid, where 18 student teams from around the...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: ECOLAR house, transparent solar panel and Star Wars terrariums
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