Posts Tagged ‘consumption‘

Health-Minded Global Consumers Put Their Money Where Their Mouths Are

A willingness to pay a premium for health benefits is higher in developing markets than elsewhere. More than nine-in-10 respondents in Latin America (94%), Asia-Pacific (93%) and Africa/Middle East (92%) say they’re willing to pay more for foods with health attributes to some degree, compared

greenfuturist: We need to move from a system of waste to a system of reuse—an economy that’s a circle and not a line. Some businesses are getting closer to this ideal than others. Since the Industrial Revolution, humanity’s use of natural resources has been basically the

Bill Gates: Food Is Ripe for Innovation (are you ready for fake meat?)

Link: Bill Gates: Food Is Ripe for Innovation (are you ready for fake meat?) I tasted Beyond Meat’s chicken alternative, for example, and honestly couldn’t tell it from real chicken. Beyond Eggs, an egg alternative from Hampton Creek Foods, does away with the high cholesterol

All eyes on the sharing economyeconomist.com Collaborative consumption: Technology makes it easier for people to rent items to each other. But as it grows, the “sharing economy” is hitting roadblocks.

So don’t be too shocked if something as insanely impractical as the C’SEED 201-inch home theater behemoth becomes ubiquitous. The Porsche-designed outdoor TV screen, billed by C’SEED as the world’s largest, features a high-resolution display comprised of 725,000 LEDs all working synchronously to project as

futuristgerd: MAN (by Steve Cutts)  Nice video on consumption and sustainability

In Melbourne, meet the New Joneses | SmartPlanet

Link: In Melbourne, meet the New Joneses | SmartPlanet Since BNNM was conceived in 2010, it has become something of a beacon for the conscientious and collaborative consumption movement in Melbourne. “Part of it is about conscientious consumption or collaborative consumption and asking the questions

In Melbourne, meet the New Joneses | SmartPlanet

Link: In Melbourne, meet the New Joneses | SmartPlanet Since BNNM was conceived in 2010, it has become something of a beacon for the conscientious and collaborative consumption movement in Melbourne. “Part of it is about conscientious consumption or collaborative consumption and asking the questions