1. The future is better than you think

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    Since the dawn of humanity, a privileged few have lived in stark contrast to the hardscrabble majority. Conventional wisdom says this gap cannot be closed. But it is closing—fast.In Abundance, space entrepreneur turned innovation pioneer Peter H. Diamandis and award-winning science writer Steven Kotler document how progress in artificial intelligence, robotics,...
  2. Generation Y drives positive change in Taiwan

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    The recently released report “2011 Taiwan Social Observations and Value Orientation” commissioned by the Chinese 21st Century Think Tank Institute shows that Taiwan’s Generation Y (those born between 1981 and 1990) are pushing the envelope in terms of being innovative, fulfilling their dreams and doing their part to promote social...
  3. Growth and value in a volatile world

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    Recently, PWC published their Annual Global CEO Survey for 2012. They asked 1250+ CEOs how they see the global economy evolving this year and beyond, and how they expect to deliver business results in this environment. They found a growing sense of preparedness and a surprising optimism: chief executives were nearly three times as...
  4. Social Innovation, Inc.

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    Could Wal-Mart offer a better solution to healthcare than Medicaid? Could GE help reduce global warming faster than the Kyoto protocol? Social Innovation, Inc. declares a new era where companies profit from social change. Leading corporations like GE, Wellpoint, Travelers and Wal-Mart are transforming social responsibility into “social innovation” and...