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Water Day Zero Coming To A City Near You

The citizens of Cape Town, South Africa are breathing a sigh of relief. “Day Zero,” when water taps for citizens and businesses shut off, had been projected to arrive in April. Restrictions on personal and agricultural water use have bought the city a reprieve. Yet a delay is not a solution.

Innovative approaches to sustainability

Do you agree that 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets are too many, too ambiguous and way unrealistic? Probably yes maybe not. You might be in the camp of sustainability experts like Bjorn Lomborg and his colleagues at Copenhagen Consensus Center who suggest that focusing development on a simple list of 19 targets would outperform anticipated results … Continued

Going Local To Survive Creeping Protectionism

Despite the whiplash most of the world felt with such largely unexpected developments like Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, we still all too often fall into comfortable decision traps in thinking about the future.  Just below the surface of these “shocks” are some fundamental tectonic shifts in the assumptions on which way the … Continued


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  • Nafta

    Sethi, Prakash. S

    Dr. S. Prakash Sethi is University Distinguished Professor of Management at the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College (, The City University of New York.

  • Latin America

    Claude, Jorge

    Management professor at ESE, Universidad de los Andes and General Director at Asociación de Aseguradores de Chile.

  • Europe

    Matthys, Dirk

    Dr. Dirk Matthys joined Gamesa in 2009 initially heading up North America turbine sales, construction and service operations after two decades in the steel industry in various positions and most recently with ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel producer.

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