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What impact will impact investing have on your building?

Impact investing requires a positive social and ecological return alongside a financial return, its a growing trend with a potential market size of $500 billion, its coming and will impact the property market. The question for property owners and developers is – what impact will Impact Investing have on your assets? And how will you respond? […]

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The collaborative economy promises to disrupt the conventional marketplace

A great quote from a recent article on Harvard Business Review called “Established Companies, Get Ready for the Collaborative Economy”. The question is are you ready for the disruption? The HBR article offers some insight into what they believe are the core drivers for the collaborative economy. Below are a summary of the four key […]

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Competitive Collaboration – Better Building Partnership

Thanks to Ben Thomas @BiinT for reminding me of the Competitive Collaboration that is already taking place in Sydney with the Better Building Partnership. A collaboration of the some of the largest commercial property owners in Sydney. The Better Building Partnership was was launched in the UK December 2007 with participation from British Land, Grosvenor, […]

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Competitive Altruism – Preening each other from our environmental parasites

As an end note to my recent posts about Competitive Collaboration I came across the view or concept of competitive altruism, which in my view could also drive collaboration with competitors. Competitive altruism in the environmental movement is said to describe the idea that people want to be seen to be doing good despite the personal cost adds […]

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Competitive Collaboration Part 3 – How do we enable it?

I wrote last week about what is Competitive Collaboration and why I believe it will save the world, today is about how we enable Competitive Collaboration between companies. In my post about what is Competitive Collaboration I took analogies from what is is within companies to explore what it could be between companies. The key […]

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Competitive Collaboration Part 2 – What is competitive collaboration?

Yesterday I posted about how Competitive Collaboration would save the world, today’s post is about what is Competitive Collaboration and monday is about the how do we enable it. So what is Competitive Collaboration? Competitive Collaboration between companies is still in it’s very early infancy, maybe early pregnancy. But it has been the topic of […]

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Competitive Collaboration – why it will save the world

Competitive Collaboration has the potential to drive us towards a future scenario of living within the means of one planet. But why do I think that, what is it and how do we enable it? I write on the basis that people reading my posts have as short an attention span or are as time […]

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