TITLE

Scanning the future

AUTHOR(S)
NEILSON, PETER
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
New Zealand Management;May2011, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the opportunities offered by the increasing global population for business enterprises in New Zealand. Some objectives of the Vision 2050 project of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development are listed. According to the author, New Zealand is in a good position to help enhance the efficiency of agriculture. Other areas that create opportunities include carbon dioxide mitigation, finance and information/communication technology.
ACCESSION #
62174954

 

Related Articles

  • The ICT sector as a winner in a low carbon economy.  // From Risk to Profit: The ICT Sector as a Winner in a Low Carbon ;2008, p1 

    The article focuses on the positive effect of information and communication technologies (ICT) on carbon emissions and other climatic challenges as a business opportunity. The objective is to produce a white paper to explore ICT sector's opportunities regarding existing and future revenue...

  • CO2 Mitigation by Agriculture: An Overview. Paustian, Keith; Cole, C. Vernon // Climatic Change;Sep98, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p135 

    Presents an overview of the carbon dioxide mitigation by agriculture. Changes in terrestrial carbon stocks by agriculture; Management of agricultural land; Reductions and offsets in fossil fuel consumption.

  • Letter to IT users.  // Becoming a Winner in a Low-Carbon Economy: IT Solutions That Hel;2008, p2 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses several documents within the issues on topics including reduction of carbon dioxide emission by several Information and Communication Technology (ICT or IT) solutions Companies and global strategy to implement the IT solutions.

  • Handel startet Klimaschutz-Initiative. Prokasky, Anke // Textilwirtschaft;2/2/2012, Issue 5, p49 

    The article discusses the participation of eight large German companies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

  • A green revolution.  // Finweek;8/5/2010, p49 

    The article reports on the role of information and communication technologies towards reducing energy needs and carbon emissions in South Africa.

  • Nearly half of companies not ready for CRC.  // Utility Week;4/2/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p10 

    The article discusses the results of a survey done by Npower which shows 93 percent of businesses are more focused on cost reduction than carbon emission reduction, despite the incentives and penalties under the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme.

  • Building an EcoCity economy. Brown, Rachel // NZ Business;Jul2011, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p62 

    The article explains how New Zealand's business sector can play a key role in developing Auckland into an EcoCity and in changing its economy into a sustainable one with the help of the Auckland Council. It talks about how companies can attract income from the global market by meeting the needs...

  • More firms taking the initiative to pre-empt carbon pricing rules.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Nov2015, Issue 489, p41 

    The article focuses on a report from the organization Carbon Disclosure Project, which revealed an increase in the number of international corporations putting an internal price on carbon in anticipation of carbon pricing and increasing uncertainty about regulation.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Buckmaster, Harvey A.; Finelli, Mary; Watts, J. Michael // Alternatives Journal (AJ) - Canada's Environmental Voice;2015, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p10 

    Letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Climate Action" by George Hoberg and James Meadowcroft, "Endangered Perspective: The Alarming Case of the Atlantic Puffin," and one related to energy production for the growing population of Canada.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics