VIDEO: Degrowth, deep change and redesign are key concepts for anyone who wants to see global economies shift towards true sustainability. Three influential thinkers discuss the big challenges we face at the ChangeNOW conference in Paris.
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How do you cater for a growing urban population while protecting the planet? Insights from a resource-strapped mayor in Mozambique, a conservation champion in Canada, and a Polish municipality that’s involving kindergartens to reach net zero.
It's one of the biggest impact gatherings in the world, uniting ‘radicals’ and realists in a bid to save the planet. But ChangeNOW only came together thanks to a ‘crazy bet’, a flair for showbiz – and some inadvertent help from Donald Trump.
Young people increasingly want meaningful careers, while the impact “sector” is growing at scale. How to connect the two? At ChangeNOW, three organisations explain how they connect purpose-driven job seekers with work “that makes sense”.
The doughnut economics creator says too many impact startups are turned into mainstream companies under pressure of venture capital investors – we report from the ChangeNOW conference in Paris last week.
At the ChangeNOW conference, an economist captivates the room, impact investors sort of disagree, and organisers say it's time to leave Milton Friedman in his grave. Laura Joffre reports back from Paris. Plus: this week's top stories.
Impact investors must show ‘humility’ as market still highly dependent on those seeking below-market rate returns, says European Investment Fund’s Cyril Gouiffes. We report from day one of the ChangeNOW conference in Paris.
Social entrepreneurs are chronically bad salespeople, says Tom Szaky. The TerraCycle founder – and ChangeNOW speaker – on holding back on the purpose-filled elevator pitch, clever use of comedy, and taking a lead from Fox News.