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2014-06-25 08:26:56

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Disruptive Innovation Festival, launched today by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is a four-week online festival bringing together thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, businesses, makers, learners and doers to catalyse system-level change for a future economy. Offering a mix of online and global real world events, the DIF will explore ideas such as business innovation, remaking the city, sharing economy, systems thinking and 21st...

2010-11-16 10:23:00

LONDON, November 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Summit Sets Out a Vision and Framework for Re-Thinking the Future is it Time for Business Leaders to Re-Think the Way They Make Things? In a world of increasing energy costs and potential resource shortfalls our future depends on a re-design of the materials, systems and services we use, say experts in 'Circular Economy' thinking ahead of an international summit in the UK this month. A group of the world's leading Circular Economy...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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