sustainability

Horizon 2020: 80 Billion Euros to Boost European Competitiveness

"We need a new vision for European research and innovation in a dramatically changed economic environment." -- Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science

Dr. John Wiebe: An Exclusive Justmeans Q&A

Leading up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), aka Rio+20, which plans to set the global sustainability agenda for the next decade, was last month's UN Environment Programme Finance

Visualize This: Justmeans Insights Uses Data Visualization to Empower Stakeholders and Inspire Transparency

Contextualization, competitive intelligence and the rise of data visualization are changing the way we understand the environmental, social and governance impact of the private sector

Just Do It, Sustainably: Nike Gets Greener with Sustainable Venture Capital Initiative

"It took us a while, but we finally figured out that we could apply these two core competencies -- design and innovation -- to bring about environmental, labor and social change." -- Mark Palmer, President and CEO, Nike, Inc.

An Affair with the Wind of the Highlands: Scotland's Transition to a Low Carbon Economy

"Across Scotland we have the opportunity to deliver 130,000 jobs in the low carbon economy by 2020." -- Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland

Nuclear Reactions: Six Months After Fukushima, the World Readjusts

"Nuclear power is safe and nuclear power is clean and nuclear power is renewable." -- President George W. Bush, September 4, 2006

This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is Our Land: How Private Landownwers Can Help Save America’s Forests

"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness." -- John Muir (1838-1914), founder of Sierra Club

Governor Cuomo’s Big Nano-Adventure: New York Wins $4.4-Billion Nanotech Investment, But Is It Sustainable?

"This unprecedented private investment in New York's economy will create thousands of jobs." -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, September 27, 2011

Indian Exceptionalism: Searching for the Big Idea in the World’s Biggest Democracy

"Bold ideas are almost passe'." -- Neal Gabler, senior fellow, Annenberg Norman Lear Center, University of Southern California

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