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Brian G. Dowling

Lancet Countdown - Lancet Countdown - 0 views

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    The Lancet Countdown works to ensure that health is at the centre of how governments understand and respond to climate change. Our work ranges from ensuring policymakers have access to high-quality evidence-based guidance, through to providing the health profession with the tools they need to improve public health.
Brian G. Dowling

www.consciousbusiness.nl - 1 views

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    We help businesses transition towards a fully conscious business that helps elevate humanity, create true prosperity & harmony for people, communities and nature. We believe that business can and must be a greater force for good and that markets must be part of the solution. Conscious Business Netherlands would uphold the virtue of business towards its highest purpose. To move beyond a myopic focus on maximizing shareholder returns to seeking win-win solutions for all stakeholders. Conscious Business Netherlands is inspired by the global movement of Conscious Capitalism. The 4 tenets of conscious capitalism form the basis for a conscious business.
Brian G. Dowling

World Climate Simulation - Climate Interactive - 2 views

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    "The World Climate Simulation, from Climate Interactive, the MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative, and U-Mass Lowell's Climate Change Initiative, is an in-person role-playing exercise of the UN climate change negotiations. Through the simulation, participants get to explore the necessary speed and level of action that nations must take to address global climate change. At the heart of the experience is the use of our interactive computer model C-ROADS, which is used to rapidly analyze the results of the game play. All the materials and tools for the game are available for free in multiple languages. "
Brian G. Dowling

Using Design Thinking to Eradicate Poverty Creation - 1 views

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    "We need to ratchet up from targeted innovation and apply design-thinking principles to one of the biggest social issues of our time: global poverty itself. "
Brian G. Dowling

Open Data Platform - 1 views

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    The heart of our work is the Ecological Footprint. The Footprint measures human demand on nature, expressed as a single, easy-to-understand number that's scalable from an individual to a global level. Our Footprint data and tools empower leaders at the local and national level to make confident policy and investment decisions backed by facts.
Brian G. Dowling

How 'Cultural Evolution' Can Give Us the Tools to Build Global-Scale Resilience - 1 views

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    Singularity Hub chronicles technological progress by highlighting the breakthroughs, players, and issues shaping the future as well as supporting a global community of smart, passionate, action-oriented people who want to change the world.
Brian G. Dowling

BCG - Global Management Consulting - 0 views

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    To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. BCG's diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change through leading-edge management consulting as well as data science, technology and design, digital ventures, and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization to deliver results that help our clients thrive.
Brian G. Dowling

Homepage | UN Global Compact - 0 views

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    We are a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.
Brian G. Dowling

Article: Ever wondered why 'security' and the other big issues keep getting worse? - 0 views

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    Everyone knows about the big global challenges like economic instability, loss of nature, poverty, waste, conflict and climate disruption. Even after decades of efforts these monstrous problems are not being tackled so much as tickled! Many of these problems are getting out of hand yet even now the possibility of rapidly reversing all of them is within our grasp. This goal looks unrealistic to many people, given the struggle for meaningful change so far. Yet this is the key; the scale of our ambitions must match the scale of the problems as a whole. This is society's blindspot - see this and civilisation gets the chance to go on. This article is the introduction to an 'advanced research workshop' paper, Seven Policy Switches for Global Security, for the NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme
Brian G. Dowling

United Cities and Local Governments - Official Website - 0 views

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    United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) represents and defends the interests of local governments on the world stage, regardless of the size of the communities they serve. Headquartered in Barcelona, the organisation's stated mission is: To be the united voice and world advocate of democratic local self-government, promoting its values, objectives and interests, through cooperation between local governments, and within the wider international community.
Brian G. Dowling

The global economy in 2012: feast, or famine? | SmartPlanet - 0 views

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    During a panel discussion at The Economist's World in 2012 festival, former U.S. Treasury secretary Robert Rubin, Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat and Brookings Institute fellow Eswar Prasad agreed that 2012 would be the year that defines the path that the U.S., European Union and emerging economies for the next decade.
Brian G. Dowling

C40 Cities Live - Blog - 1 views

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    The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) is a network of large and engaged cities from around the world committed to implementing meaningful and sustainable climate-related actions locally that will help address climate change globally. Our organization's global field staff works with city governments, supported by our technical experts across a range of program areas.
Brian G. Dowling

Global Pulse | Harnessing innovation to protect the vulnerable - 0 views

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    The time has come for policymakers to begin using innovative technologies to analyze data exhaust to protect communities from multiple slow-onset crises that threaten to reverse hard-won progress in human development
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