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WEEKLY EMAIL: MARCH 25, 2010


Es Tiempo

FEATURED THIS WEEK : ERNEST BECK

Es Tiempo

A campaign to protect the health of Southern California's Latinas overturns conventional assumptions of why these women fail to seek preventive measures.
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PHIL PATTON

One Car Per Family

A highlight of last month's Greener Gadgets conference in New York was a cute, emerald-colored product designed by Yves BĂ©har of FuseProject that is aimed at citizens of the developing world who might never have dreamed of possessing such an object.
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JASON ORTON

Tinder Boxes

Unfortunately, planners and developers frequently see landscapes likes these as blank canvases that can be cleared or leveled flat.
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CHANGE OBSERVER: PROJECT ARCHIVE

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Sustainability Posters

Six leading designers make posters of the word Sustainability.
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UPCOMING CONFERENCE: MARCH 26, 2010

2nd Conference on Economic Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity

The second international conference on degrowth will develop clear policy proposals and strategies for action on degrowth and define the key open questions and research agenda. The conference will foster interaction between participants and put emphasis on the development of cooperative research. This conference will follow a novel format. It will include selected keynote speeches and roundtables by distinguished degrowth scholars. The conference will however mainly be based on paper presentations with oral sessions, posters and working groups.

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Design Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things MeanDesign Driven Innovation: Changing the Rules of Competition by Radically Innovating What Things Mean
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Getting to Plan B: Breaking Through to a Better Business ModelGetting to Plan B: Breaking Through to a Better Business Model
John Mullins & Randy Komisar

A Fine Line: How Design Strategies Are Shaping the Future of BusinessA Fine Line: How Design Strategies Are Shaping the Future of Business
Hartmut Esslinger

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