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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

    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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  • 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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  • Governance

    Carbon Providers

    Research Canadian providers of carbon offsets.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Globalization, Governance
    Subject:Business Education
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10 11 12
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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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  • Sustainable Development

    Center for Sustainable Economics

    CSE works to speed the transition to a sustainable society through rigorous analysis of policy, programs, and projects, by developing creative solutions for government agencies, businesses, non-profits, and educators, and by providing...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Solutions, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Geography, Economics, Business Education, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Sustainable Development

    Computer Studies: Suggested Financial Literacy Activities - Associations for Computer Science Educators

    Google documents database of activity ideas created by computer science educators for students in grade 10-12. Activities use computer science as a way to make financial calculations. Link:...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Business and Economics, Science and Technology, Sustainable Development
    Subject:Economics, Technology and Skilled Trades, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Confronting Climate Change: How Cooperatives Contribute to Meeting Today's Challenges

    This slide presentation shows how cooperatives can contribute to meeting global challenges. Ranging from small-scale to multi-million dollar businesses, cooperatives today employ some 100 million women and men in both industrialized...

    Type:Research
    Topic:Business and Economics, Social Justice, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Business Education, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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