Sustainability

Famine in 2017 – the forgotten crisis

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We are facing the greatest humanitarian crisis since WW2 – yet many have never heard of this. More than 2o million people are facing the risk of starving to death unless they get help – and it is urgent. Driven by climate change, war, social instability and drought – the four areas in Africa and […]

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5 ways IT can make the world greener

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Sustainability and technology go hand in hand. When thinking about how technology can bring sustainability benefits, most people think about electrical cars. Here’s a list of additional factors that should bring business developers to think about technology as part of their social responsibility approach. Resource optimization: getting more from less using automation. The most obvious […]

Corporate Social Responsibility

Sustainable development goals: meeting the expectations of modern consumers

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The United Nations has defined 16 areas for sustainable development – each with specific goals we as a planet should work towards within 2030. This is a library of ideas for how we can make sustainability our business – in business. Climate change is a major challenge, but we cannot forget other areas of development. […]

Strategy

Making business great again using SWOT and coffee

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SWOT analysis is one of the most popular tools for strategic analysis. Often an Excel spreadsheet or a Word document is used in the process. On Bizplan.one you get an online analysis template that is tied directly to your business model. There is a reason for this – a key success factor for a SWOT […]

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5 big problems to solve

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Sustainability is often treated as synonymous with “environmentalism”. Protecting the environment and our climate is one of the big challenges we are facing right now, but it is not the only one. Bizplan.one looks at social sustainability, which means that we define sustainability as the ability to support both current and future people’s ability to […]

Strategy

Consumer trust in a SWOT analysis

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The SWOT analysis is a workhorse for planning risk management at the strategic level. When performing a SWOT analysis with a team of founders or leaders, it is very common to forget the main benefactor of your company’s activities: the customer. Think about this: what influences how much your most important customer trusts you? Subquestions […]

Corporate Social Responsibility

How to make it (sustainable)

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Bizplan.one is all about helping entrepreneurs and business developers create sustainable businesses that can thrive. Consumers today expect businesses to care. Not only to pretend that they care, but actually care. They want businesses to care about the environment and our climate. They want businesses to take action, not only to not harm our surroundings […]

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Did we kill engineering with excessive collaboration?

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Engineering was once about creating technology that could solve problems or otherwise improve life. It was a careful combination of applied sciences and experimentation, leading to the invention, or perhaps discovery, of many great technologies. The word engineering itself comes from  the latin ingenerare, which means “to create”. When thinking about the history of engineering, […]

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Building sustainability in

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Why is sustainability on top of the agenda today? Consumers have changed their expectations of companies; they now expect firms they do business with to operate in an ethically sound manner. This is a cultural shift form mass consumerism that shapes the way we interact with each other, and in business. That is why sustainability […]

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Building sustainability into your business model

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Sustainability is increasingly a major factor for consumers when choosing brands to do business with – and this behavior is migrating into the business-to-business (B2B) world. This means that it should be a core strategic priority for any business, whether a startup or a multinational conglomerate, to build sustainability into its business model. Sustainability and […]