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WRI seeking Asia partners for 'Next Practice': The term 'Next Practice' came from the late CK Prahalad, a former...

WRI seeking Asia partners for 'Next Practice': The term 'Next Practice' came from the late CK Prahalad, a former...

'Next Practice' thinking transformed solar energy use by industrial and commercial sectors. Will the next step change come from Asia? Photo: FitSolarLtd The World Resources Institute (WRI), a United States-based think-tank, has launched a new global business forum to accelerate private sector action on climate change and is on the hunt for partners in Asia . In an interview with Eco-Business, WRI sustainable business expert Alex Perera said the organisation was interested in bringing in four to five companies from Asia and other big markets to explore new opportunities for low-carbon growth over the next year. Within Asia, the group is first focusing on India and China because of their large markets, he said. “We’ve been quite impressed with some of the innovations from companies in China and India…it’s a key component to the global group to have thought leaders from those...

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