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2012-07-12 23:01:42

Most leaders recognize the importance of innovation for their businesses but few are able to nurture good ideas to fruition. This webinar explains the three things necessary to gain traction with innovation. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Business Improvement Architects is offering a webinar to inspire and show leaders how to create an innovation strategy, culture and process for nurturing innovation in their organizations. The webinar, “Building Innovation into...

2012-06-15 10:16:33

Fostering grassroots innovations and empowering the creativity of marginalized groups can boost sustainability The targets, indicators and approaches being used to pursue progress towards sustainable development at Rio+20 are counter-productive, say scientists in a new paper. Three renowned sustainability institutes -- the STEPS Centre, Stockholm Resilience Centre and Tellus Institute -- argue in Transforming Innovation for Sustainability that global and grassroots innovations must be...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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