• “The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”
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    “The ‘Great Trade-Off’ Is a Myth.”

    Making the planet a better place doesn't mean making less profit, says David Cooperrider. On the contrary.

  • Yuval Noah Harari
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    This 9 min. read saves you up to 26 hours
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    Yuval Noah Harari

    On facing the future as one humanity.

  • All About AI – Part 5: AI for the Good
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    All About AI – Part 5: AI for the Good

    Optimists (count me in) believe that AI will do much good.

  • How to Give Back
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    How to Give Back

    Embrace corporate social responsibility from the inside out.

  • A Wake-Up Call for Change
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    A Wake-Up Call for Change

    Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle Or: Laying the facts bare is the first step to change.

  • Smart and Smarter Cities
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    Smart and Smarter Cities

    What Makes a Place Smart? It’s All About Infrastructure

  • Too Much Water, and Not Enough
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    Too Much Water, and Not Enough

    It’s a paradox of climate change that rising global temperatures mean rising seas but also retreating freshwater resources. What technologies can help?

  • Dealing with Complexity?
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    Dealing with Complexity?

    Try collective intelligence and AI.

  • Saving the World Through Business
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    Saving the World Through Business

    Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard led his company down the road less traveled and became a model for businesses to do well while doing good. 

  • A Year in Interviews: Part I
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    A Year in Interviews: Part I

    getAbstract was honored to speak to a number of renowned authors and thought leaders this year. Here are some of the insights we gleaned from a year in author interviews.