A radical new way of thinking about business, The Blue Economy, is set to generate 100 million new jobs in the next 10 years all inspired by nature with zero waste, according to the Blue Economy Institute founder and consultant Anne-Maree Huxley. In coming weeks Ms Huxley will present one-day workshops on this topic in Perth, Melbourne, […]
By Cameron Jewell
1 April 2014 — The Fifth Estate often hears that sustainability is a naff term, people have green fatigue and business needs to find new language for these concepts.
13 March 2013 – Green Cities is the industry’s yearly default opportunity for some benchmarking. And this year, The Fifth Estate‘s fourth birthday! It took only a couple of hours for a powerful challenge to the green property industry to emerge at Green Cities 2013, held at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre last week. […]
13 March 2013 – It was a leaner and more sober Green Cities this year – no doubt a reflection of the tougher economic times the industry has been battling. There were fewer concurrent sessions, a smaller exhibition and noticeably fewer delegates. It didn’t diminish the determination to rejuvenate the sustainability message but it may […]
31 January 2013 — It’s back. Green Cities 2013 will be held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre from 6-7 March. Speakers will include Gunter Pauli, Daniel Grollo, Daniel Labad, Lucy Turnbull
15 January 2013 — The 8th World Congress on Zero Emissions will be held by the Zero Emissions Research Initiative in Madrid from 22-27 April 2013.
ZERI founder Gunter Pauli said the congress would focus on “How Blue Economy Business Models shift Competitiveness beyond Globalization”.
Mr Pauli said when he presented his sustainable business guide, Blue Economy, as a report to the Club of Rome in 2010 he could not have imagined that by 2012 more than one million copies would have been distributed in 37 languages.
26 July 2012 – On time for mandatory disclosure of IEQ and other matters Is it time for the air we breathe to come out of the closet and declare itself? Is five-star air? Or just one or two stars?
5 April 2012 – When Gunter Pauli fronts up to the audience it is like a sudden burst of (renewable) energy and excitement has gushed into the room. At a forum organised by Arup and AFR Boss at Arup’s Sydney office on Wednesday, Pauli, a Belgium-based economist, says our efforts need to be directed to […]
Changing minds on a changing climate 27April 2012 – Climate sceptic and former politician Nick Minchin, writing after his head to head on ABC television on Thursday night with Anna Rose who founded the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, makes an important conclusion. The science on climate isn’t settled.
On cavalries over the horizon, blue economies and other green knights 5 April 2012 – You get invited to the JP Morgan media briefing and think, it must be a mistake, but let’s go along anyway and see what the big end of town is thinking. Turns out that through the Trojan horse of social […]