Let the environment define our development

Johan Rockstrom talks about the Earth´s resources and humanity.  Let see this amazing video. “….  Elinor Ostrom, Nobel laureate of economics, clearly shows empirically across the world that we can govern the commons if we invest in trust, local, action-based partnerships and cross-scale institutional innovations, where local actors, together can deal with the global commons

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The biggest risks facing cities and some solutions

Interesting point of view from Robert Muggah, about the risks that are facing big cities. “… Cities are where the future happens first. They’re open, creative, dynamic, democratic, cosmopolitan, sexy. They’re the perfect antidote to reactionary nationalism.”    “…Cities have a dark side, they take just up the 3% of the world´s surface area, but they account 

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How can AI save our humanity?

Interesting point of view from Kai-Fu Lee (computer scientist) about how Artificial Intelligence is transforming the World, but there’s one thing it cannot do: love.  “… It is here to liberate us from routine jobs, and it is here to remind us what it is that makes us human.”

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To eliminate waste, we need to rediscover thrift

Interesting point of view from Andrew Dent about waste and thrift. “… We consider materials when they go into products and also when they get used, and, at the end of their life: When can they be used again? It’s the idea of completely changing the way we think about waste, so waste is no longer a dirty word…”

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ECO-EFFICIENCY

Today firms face the challenging need to rapidly adapt to the changing business environment; Nonetheless, it seems the key differentiation not only relays on the ability to evolve, transform and adapt products and services to market trends, but to foster and balance the economic growth to synergistically coexist and transcend both profitably and sustainably. Additionally,

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The complex path to sustainability

Interesting point of view from Olivia Tyler about sustainability and supply chain. ” …. What if we could combine machine learning, as an application from AI and blockchain, not just to identify traces, but to validate and ensure the right thing from raw material to finished product was done correctly all the way through the

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Profit is not always the point

  Interesting point of view from Harish Manwani about the responsibility and purpose in firms: “The growth of firms need to be consistent, competitive and profitable, but to create social value the firms need to incorporate the responsibility, in terms of doing well and doing good… the truth north of growth must be driven by

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Lean, Agile and AI

  A lean organization, Lean thinking and Lean transformation – all describe the optimized flow of the services and products throughout the organization across all processes, assets, and departments as a means of eliminating waste towards customer value creation. Agile on the other hand provides operational Agility. In today’s competitive market, companies and organizations worldwide

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