Where is the practice of futures heading next?

2 September, 2014 by James Goodman

James Goodman, Forum's Director of Futures, explains how futures techniques prompt creative thinking, and why prototyping the future is the next logical step.

Direct marketing innovations help brands build better relationships

1 September, 2014 by Lucy Purdy

Sophisticated multi-media campaigns and subtler uses of data are helping brands to communicate with customers in ways that that benefit both parties.

Arjowiggins achieves ISO certification for energy management policy

29 August, 2014 by Lizzie Rivera

The global paper manufacturer has implemented best practice in energy management across all four of its manufacturing sites, gaining ISO 50001 certification.

Did they really say that?

21 August, 2014 by Anna Simpson

A look back at some of the political promises reported by Green Futures over the past 18 years.

New biochemical techniques could transform land usage

18 August, 2014 by Fiona Harvey

So-called 'agricultural biologicals' could be used to dramatically improve resource efficiency, converting fibres that are currently wasted into liquid biofuels and increasing crop yields.

Why corporate stewardship makes good business sense

15 August, 2014 by Stuart Poore

By acting as stewards of natural assets, businesses are protecting their own future as well as the planet’s, says Stuart Poore.

Disruptive business models shake-up existing markets

14 August, 2014 by Duncan Jefferies

A number of innovative projects around the world are improving people's lives by replacing inefficient products with simple, effective technologies and services.

SMEs are making strides toward sustainable sourcing

13 August, 2014 by Duncan Jefferies

An increasing number smaller businesses are following in the footsteps of multinationals like Unilever by adopting sustainable sourcing strategies.

Interactive bugs put the spotlight on e-waste

12 August, 2014 by tess riley

Robot butterflies built from discarded smartphone components are on display at the 02 arena, as part of 02's campaign to raise awareness about e-waste.

More species shift lifestyle and location in response to climate change

6 August, 2014 by Jeremy Lovell

The loss of natural habitats is pushing an increasing number of species closer to the poles and higher elevations.


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