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  • Sustainable Development

    6 Effective Ways to Build a Sustainable Business - Entrepreneur India

    An article by, Vanitha Narayanan, Managing Director of IBM India Private Limited, about how startups can build sustainable businesses in future.

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    A System Redesign

    A System Redesign is one lesson from "Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things We Buy". In this lesson, students recall the hidden impacts associated with various components of the materials economy (the system of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Recycling and Waste Management, Solutions
    Subject:Science, Economics, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Al Gore on Averting Climate Crisis

    With the same humor and humanity he exuded in An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore spells out 15 ways that individuals can address climate change immediately, from buying a hybrid to inventing a new, hotter "brand name" for global...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Business Education, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Andrew Steer on Making Durban a Success

    The World Bank's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Andrew Steer, summarises what it will take to make Durban a success. He starts with moving forward on the Cancun Agreements, looking at the technology mechanism, progress on the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Are There Marketing Benefits for Embracing Climate Change for Business?

    This video interview describes ways in which companies reduce their carbon emissions through direct reductions or offsets. Marketing tools to publicize green initiatives are also discussed.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Natural Resources

    Best practices in climate resilience: from six major North American cities

    Published by the city of Toronto's environment and energy division, this resource reviews the practice of supporting climate resilience in six major North American cities and contrasts them to programs and actions supporting climate...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Business and Economics, Natural Resources
    Subject:Science, Geography, Economics
    Level:Secondary
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  • Transportation

    Biodiesel: Transportation Fuels Curriculum

    The curriculum guide is designed to teach students about biodiesel and encourage them to evaluate its economic and environmental advantages and disadvantages. The booklet provides background information at three reading levels -...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Transportation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Language Learning, Technology and Skilled Trades, Social Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Building futures in Manitoba - Canadian Foundation for Economic Education)

    The “Building Futures” project aims to integrate a basic economic and financial education into the Manitoba curriculum in grades 4-10. Site contains information and lesson plans. Link: http://buildingfutures.exsite.ca/the-project/

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
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  • Solutions

    Carl Horton on Technology Transfer Programmes

    Carl Horton, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, General Electric (GE), dicusses the technology transfer programmes they currently run, touching on the problems and incentives. He lists their requirements, emphasising the ethical...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Science and Technology, Solutions
    Subject:Business Education, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Case Study Summaries of Wind Energy Use in Saskatchewan

    In this lesson, students will compare and contrast case studies already created for other wind farm locations in Canada available at the Canadian Wind Energy Association website, and then create a similar case study for wind farm...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Renewable Energy, Solutions
    Subject:Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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