How can a vision become a reality? The case of a sustainable business model in fashion.

How can a vision become a reality? The case of a sustainable business model in fashion.

Case Study “Unspun” by Anna Itkin In July 2018 I was sitting at the airport waiting for my flight (it feels surreal nowadays!). I was engaged in my favorite activity – thinking. It must have been all the retail stores in the airport that triggered something because I was thinking about fashion (an unusual subject

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How to turn a crisis into an opportunity: business strategy in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic

How to turn a crisis into an opportunity: business strategy in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic

A black swan event is described as an event that comes as a surprise, has a severe impact, and is often inappropriately rationalized as being obvious in retrospect. From some perspectives, the above definition describes quite well the Covid-19 pandemic. Some historic black swan events were the rise of the Internet, World Wars, the burst

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2219: Futures Imagined @ the Art Science Museum. The Possible, Plausible, Preferable, or ProbablE?

2219: Futures Imagined @ the Art Science Museum. The Possible, Plausible, Preferable, or ProbablE?

With the beginning of a new decade, there is a lot of current discussion about the next ten years as we move from 2020, towards 2030. In the #globalsustainability circle, the significance of this particular year is linked to the #UNSDGs by which time the adopters aim to have achieved the goals (or perhaps made

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Bringing Circularity to Baby Gear: Prams as a Service for Modern Parents

Bringing Circularity to Baby Gear: Prams as a Service for Modern Parents

A ‘guest’ post by fellow sustainability associate Piya Kerdlap. A Singapore enterprise with a sustainability-based business model offers new parents a much-needed hand when it comes to taking the pain out of their stranded assets and heavy capital investment in their prams. The Need: Stranded prams, wasted materials, expensive baby gear, frequent equipment replacement, and

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INDUSTRIAL SYMBIOSIS and LCA -EXPLAINED in 3 minutes!

INDUSTRIAL SYMBIOSIS and LCA -EXPLAINED in 3 minutes!

Find out in this short but informative video by a fellow sustainability professional Piya Kerdlap. The world of sustainability is complex, full of tensions for solutions and often seemingly hard-to-measure factors. Bringing a degree of quantitative measurement is where lifecycle assessments can help illustrate the fuller impact of products, services, and businesses. Industrial symbiosis is

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