A New Strategy for Climate Change
Sep23

A New Strategy for Climate Change

New York: Today’s Climate Summit at the United Nations is unprecedented. Even though it is not part of the UN’s official negotiating process for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, this could be the most important and productive meeting on climate change ever held. In addition to leaders of member states, it’s bringing together leaders at the highest level from finance, business, NGOs and local leaders from public and private sectors –...

Read More
The New Interdependence: Four Pillars of Society
Aug08

The New Interdependence: Four Pillars of Society

The “networked” approaches to public value and new models of global problem solving are enabled in part by the evolution of global society and the growth of an interdependent world. The digital revolution changes the way we organize capability in society to innovate, and create wealth and public value. There are now four pillars of society that increasingly rely on each other for success and even survival. 1. Most agree that...

Read More
Technology Push for Change
Jul28

Technology Push for Change

Over the past 30 years, the digital revolution and specifically the Internet have evolved and grown in ways no one could have imagined. The Internet continues to fundamentally transform how business is conducted, how government operates and how individuals interact. It has become one of the greatest catalysts of economic and societal development of all time. What the Internet pioneers created as an open platform for sharing data is...

Read More
Demand Pull For Change
Jul24

Demand Pull For Change

Throughout the twentieth century nation-states cooperated to build global institutions to facilitate joint action and address global problems. Many of these organizations were created in the aftermath of WWII. In 1944, 44 Allied nations gathered in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, to develop a series of commercial and financial relationships for the industrial world. This led to the creation of the International Monetary Fund, The World...

Read More
New Solutions for a Connected Planet
Jul21

New Solutions for a Connected Planet

Don Tapscott receives a standing ovation from a full house at Radio City Music Hall in New York for the World Business Forum.

Read More
New Graduates Must Help to Fix a Broken World
Jun08

New Graduates Must Help to Fix a Broken World

Today’s Toronto Star excerpts Chancellor Don Tapscott’s convocation address to the new graduates of Trent University. “A new civilization is emerging, enabled by a communications revolution and created by a your generation.”

Read More