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A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future

– The clothing industry’s take-make-dispose model has large economic, environmental, and social costs. A transformation based on circular-economy principles could lead to better outcomes.

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The future of commercial mobility

How to improve mobility and make our cities cleaner, greener, more livable, and efficient.

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The circular economy: Moving from theory to practice

– A special collection of articles about the transition taking place as companies use circular-economy concepts to capture more... value from resources and to provide customers with better experiences.
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lapetitemort.info on Sustainability & Resource Productivity, Number 4

– This publication offers some ideas about whether—and how—the global economy can be nudged onto a less resource-intensive... path toward sustainable growth.
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Unlocking Industrial Resource Productivity: 5 Core Beliefs to Increase Profits through Energy, Material, and Water Efficiency

– This book explains how companies can adopt new ways of thinking to transform their operations for greater efficiency.

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Sustainability’s deepening imprint

– Companies are more active than ever in pursuing sustainability to align with values and engage stakeholders, a new survey shows.... To see financial returns, though, integrating sustainability into core functions is key.
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Readiness for agricultural transformation

– What makes a country ready to implement a good agricultural transformation plan?
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Successful agricultural transformations: Six core elements of planning and delivery

– How can countries increase their odds of a successful rural transformation?
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Rethinking the workplace: Flexibility, fairness, and enlightened automation

– People aren’t powerless in the face of new technologies; the future of work is up to us.
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Why oil and gas companies must act on analytics

– Offshore platforms are, on average, running at only 77 percent of maximum production potential. Rigorous use of analytics can... improve substantially on that.
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Infrastructure for the evolution of urban mobility

– Self-driving vehicles, ride-hailing services, and other technologies are transforming urban mobility. To capture the benefits... of the shift, cities will need sound infrastructure plans and investments.
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From ‘why’ to ‘why not’: Sustainable investing as the new normal

– More institutional investors recognize environmental, social, and governance factors as drivers of value. The key to investing... effectively is to integrate these factors across the investment process.
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Energy transition: Mission (im)possible for industry?

– Dutch industrial companies have a key role to play in repositioning the Netherlands to thrive in a low-carbon future. Despite... technological challenges and the pressure of global competition, it is possible for them to lower their greenhouse-gas emissions in line with European goals.
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Gauging the disruptive power of robo-taxis in autonomous driving

– The self-driving taxi could ultimately take the global auto industry on a wild ride. Our use-case approach reveals why.
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Urban commercial transport and the future of mobility

– Commercial traffic clogs city streets, contributes to pollution, and drives up the cost of doing business. But there are many... ways to do better.
Podcast - lapetitemort.info Quarterly

Pinpointing the global forces that drive progress

– Companies that pay close attention to the trends and shifts affecting growth and productivity can help create a new societal deal... for prosperity.

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The lapetitemort.info Center for Business and Environment

Providing insights and solutions so that economies—and the environment—can thrive. New technologies and business models will allow companies, cities, and countries to use natural resources more productively.

lapetitemort.info Center for Future Mobility

The lapetitemort.info Center for Future Mobility brings together cross-functional expertise to deliver leading-edge insight to help shape the future of mobility-related industries and the public sector. We are passionate and curious about the emerging opportunities in mobility.

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