27 Dec '11, 1pm

Tackling the Nexus(es) of Sustainability and Innovation

Tackling the Nexus(es) of Sustainability and Innovation

[Author's note: I so wanted the plural of "nexus" to be "nexes." But it turns out it's either "nexuses," which is awkward, or "nexus," which is ambiguous. I can't bring myself to use the former, so let me disambiguate the latter -- I want to talk about more than one nexus between Sustainability and Innovation. ] Everyone in the world of sustainability knows that it and innovation go hand in hand. We are, after all, reliant on innovation to find new ways to conduct business, live our lives, and structure an economy that can eradicate hunger and poverty -- all in a world of finite resources. Innovation is increasingly the frame through which we're approaching the challenge of a sustainable economy in public forums, such as the GreenBiz Innovation Forum , which is (IMHO) far more productive than getting together to enumerate the problems or congratulate ourselves for implemen...

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