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August 12, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

Citta Lente – Slow Cities

 

by Bob Leonard   Many people around the world are aware that our current growth economies and consumer societies are not working – they are the root causes of our climate crisis and many other societal woes. A few years ago thirty-three Italian towns banded together to protect their human-paced way of life from our […]

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August 5, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

Leveraging Design Thinking to Meet the Challenges of Our Climate Crisis

 

by Bob Leonard and David Ross   Organizations are finding it difficult to successfully address climate issues, and to take advantage of the opportunities inherent in our climate crisis, while relying on legacy thinking… mindsets that worked effectively in less turbulent times. Design thinking enables new, innovative approaches.   The development of effective business strategies, […]

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July 22, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

Carbon Labeling Slows Down High Emitting Sectors

 

by Bob Leonard   While working on “Moving to a Finite Earth Economy”, my co-author, David Houle, asked me to research how much CO2 was emitted to serve one Filet-o-Fish sandwich at a McDonald’s storefront. I thought it was an interesting exercise and I dove in. I found that it wasn’t possible. That information didn’t […]

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July 7, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

Reskilling for Our Climate Crisis

 

by Bob Leonard and David Ross   The major problems we face today are global in scope including the COVID pandemic and its implications for the worldwide economy, but businesses must also prepare for the mother of all crises – our climate crisis. Our climate crisis ensures that we will be operating in a Volatile, […]

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June 30, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

Reskilling for a Volatile World

 

by Bob Leonard and David Ross   “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler, futurist   This is the first in a series of articles concerning the needs to reskill to meet the challenges of a […]

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June 23, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

Stakeholder Business Model for a VUCA World

 

by Bob Leonard and David Ross   You know we live in strange times when top CEOs are refuting the shareholder capitalism model, and instead singing the benefits of engaging with stakeholders. The stakeholder vision includes providing good jobs, genuinely supporting communities, and protecting the environment. When the commitment is authentic, it encourages a new […]

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