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Can a Leopard change its spots?

Come along to discuss in Aberdeen on 27th April: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/business-info/training/executive-education/events/9921/ According to a December 2014 report by Ernst & Young, the North Sea Oil and Gas industry expects to see a nine percent reduction in their 375,000 strong workforce by 2019.

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Energy Efficiency in India

I had a very interesting meeting with Avijit Bhattacharya today. Avijit  is the CEO of TATA Cleantech Capital, which is a new division of the giant TATA global conglomerate. TATA Cleantech Capital, like the UK’s Green Investment Bank, have “Energy

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Intelligent Data and Domestic Energy

Following a successful inaugral workshop in Aberdeen, the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation joined forces with ScotlandIS for the second Low Carbon Special Interest Group meeting on Thursday 6th December 2012. The meet ups aim to facilitate interaction and commercial

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The Unfinished Clean Revolution

By 2020, Scotland has committed to reduce carbon emissions by 42%. And there is £50,000 up for grabs for someone who can develop a software application that inspires Scottish businesses to think greener and respond to this ambitious target. App

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The always on society

We need to shift away from being an “always on” society. This time ten years ago my boss was getting ready for another day at the BT Disruptive Innovation Lab at MIT, unaware of the disruption that was going to

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Happy Birthday Big Blue

There’s a great book by Harvard Business School Professor Nancy Koehn called “Brand New : How Entrepreneurs Earned Consumers’ Trust from Wedgwood to Dell”. It’s a fascinating insight to the brand trust and longevity built up by six entrepreneurs: Heinz,

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