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April 2014 • Volume 15, No. 4 In this issue: Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought Planet-Hunting Astronomers Get Help from a Robot A "Green" Solution to High Drug Prices WorldFuture 2014 Speakers Bookshelf What's Hot in The Futurist magazine Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought Air pollution exposure was [...]
SDGs focus areas: Stakeholder proposals for goals and targets In order to inform the deliberations of the tenth session of the UN General Assembly’s Open Working Group (OWG) on sustainable development goals (SDGs), 31 March – 4 April 2014, stakeholder forum has compiled a number of goals and corresponding targets [...]
SEARCH FOR COMPREHENSIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS TO HUMANITY'S CRITICAL PROBLEMS LAUNCHED! The Buckminster Fuller Institute formally announces the Call for Proposals to the 2014 Fuller Challenge. Recognized as “Socially-Responsible Design’s Highest Award”, the Challenge invites activists, architects, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, students [...]
A new class of global business leaders is emerging who are thriving as “we” with society (not just with investors). In this video, Elsie Maio, founder of Humanity, Inc., and creator of the SoulBranding? process, offers three cases of businesses that are flourishing by aligning what they do best with what the human beings in the communities [...]
On Thursday March 20, The Millennium Project, a global participatory think tank, will launch the “2013–14 State of the Future” report at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars from about 12:20 to 1:30 pm EDT, with an open-access webcast. The “State of the Future” is a comprehensive annual overview of the present [...]
What are the Prospects for Humanity? Could be Great, Provided the Main Global Challenges Are Addressed, Shows the “2013-14 State of the Future” by The Millennium Project
Ethical Markets and our Editor Hazel Henderson contribute research to this important STATE OF THE FUTURE report What are the Prospects for Humanity? Could be Great, Provided the Main Global Challenges Are Addressed, Shows the "2013-14 State of the Future" by The Millennium Project The “State of the Future” is a comprehensive [...]
State of the Future report: Humans are doing OK, but nature suffers as a result – and we’ll pay for it
ethical markets research confirms the 15 global challenges identified by the Millennium Project and our Editor Hazel Henderson serves on the Project’s Planning Committee and provided some early grants . State of the Future report: Humans are doing OK, but nature suffers as a result – and we’ll pay for [...]
The 'CVS Effect' in Effect: Apple, Disney and Chipotle Step Up Five major brands have just made news for decisions that buck the bottom-line mantra. Could this be momentum for the "CVS Effect"? Take a look and see if you agree. And note too how brands are joining with allies on these issues, while one brand — [...]
[MP-PC] March 20th — 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm the 2013-14 State of the Future will be launched at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Hi Everyone, The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. will launch the 2013-14 State of the Future with a live webcast. Paul Werbos (NSF) and Dennis Bushnell (NASA) will join in the launch along with Dave Rejeski of the Woodrow Wilson Center who got the first funds for the mp feasibility study by in 1992 (the [...]
March 2014 • Volume 15, No. 3 In this issue: Sharks and Stingrays Are in Hot Water Unemployed Teens May Have Better Things to Do Than Work Harnessing the Power of Humidity WorldFuture 2014 Speakers Bookshelf What's Hot in The Futurist magazine Sharks and Stingrays Are in Hot Water Rare sighting of a pair of [...]