Great Videos

Follow the Frog – Rainforest Alliance

Here’s one peppy…seriously can-do-able video that cuts across to people who want to do something but don’t! A break from the usual guilt-ridden serious videos!!! Just follow the frog!

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2050: Redesigning the Energy Future by Shell

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The Low Carbon Economy

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Unilever’s 5 Levers for Change

How can we make sustainable living more commonplace? Unilever has created an approach that helps motivate people to shift to more sustainable behaviours.

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Watch how M & S created its first greenest store

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Raphael Bemporad, Principal – BBMG

Speaking at Sustainable Brands conference 2011

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From GECKO – Greennovate E-learning Platform on Sustainability

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Severn Suzuki

(the girl who silenced the world 20 years ago) and daughter of famous environmentalist David Suzuki

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Sustainability explained through animation

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Earth is our Business

by Polly Higgins and Martin Wright @ RSA

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Are Green and Growth Compatible

by Lord Smith @ RSA

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Ray Anderson, Late Founder of Interface Global

Speaking on Business Logic of Sustainability

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Adam Werbach interview at Harvard Business Publishing

He is the Global CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi S and former Sierra Club president. He is also the author of Strategy for Sustainability.

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Where do good ideas come from 

@ RSA, London: What sparks the flash of brilliance? How does groundbreaking innovation happen? Steven Johnson explains how we generate the ideas that push our careers, our lives, our society, and our culture forward.

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Green Economy and Sustainable Development: Bringing Back the Social

Discussions about Green Economy often ignore the Social – this short 10 minute video addresses this issue. Check out UNRISD’s Project on the Social Dimensions of Green Economy and Sustainable Development http://www.unrisd.org/greeneconomy

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Environment Awareness: The Story of Cap and Trade by Annie Leonard

What is the solution to stop carbon emissions and global warming? Cap and Trade – a carbon emissions trading system to control polluters seems like a great solution until you consider that this was created by the same people that caused the dot com and recent mortages bubble crises.

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The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy

An Interview with Michael E. Porter, Professor, Harvard University

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TED talk: Jason Clay, Sr. VP, WWF

How big brands can help save biodiversity. Convince just 100 key companies to go sustainable, and WWF’s Jason Clay says global markets will shift to protect the planet our consumption has already outgrown

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TED talk: Jason Clay, Sr. VP, WWF

How Do You Maintain the Planet and Feed 9 Billion People? In the next 40 years, we have to produce as much food as we have in the last 8000.  If we don’t change our agricultural practices, we can’t meet the food demand.  Jason Clay provides a brilliant blueprint and compelling examples of success.

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TED talk: James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change

Top climate scientist Hansentells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change. In doing so he outlines the overwhelming evidence that change is happening and why that makes him deeply worried about the future.

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TED talk: Rachel Botsman: The case for collaborative consumption

At TEDxSydney, Rachel Botsman says we’re “wired to share” — and shows how websites like Zipcar and Swaptree are changing the rules of human behavior

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TED talk: Philippe Starck: Why design?

Designer Philippe Starck — with no pretty slides to show — spends 18 minutes reaching for the very roots of the question “Why design?” Listen carefully for one perfect mantra for all of us, genius or not.

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TED talk: Janine Benyus: 12 sustainable design ideas from nature

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TED talk: Rob Hopkins: Transition to a world without oil

Rob reminds us that the oil our world depends on is steadily running out. He proposes a unique solution to this problem — the Transition response, where we prepare ourselves for life without oil and sacrifice our luxuries to build systems and communities that are completely independent of fossil fuels.

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