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Legal Foundations for Ecological Networks

Legal Foundations for Ecological Networks

Prof. Thierry Largey and research associate Valérie Dupont unveil that current efforts lack a unified protected area network. But there is hope: the federal legal framework, although imperfect, includes numerous basis and legal instruments on which the Confederation and the cantons could rely to establish a functioning ecological network. Action is now needed.

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Navigating Sustainable Business Transformations

Navigating Sustainable Business Transformations

Discover how IMD Prof. Julia Binder's tackles the critical need for businesses to understand "How" to implement business transformation towards sustainability amidst pressing environmental and social challenges. It explores various strategies for organizational change, aiming to guide companies in aligning with sustainability principles, thereby ensuring their success in a changing world.

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Building Circular Structural Design

Building Circular Structural Design

At the Structural Xploration Lab, EPFL Professor Corentin Fivet and team are exploring the potential of circular structural design in the construction industry. They are investigating how structural design can incorporate circular economy principles by reusing components, as well as transforming the traditional approach of minimising materials.

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Modeling Biodiversity

Modeling Biodiversity

UNIL Professor Antoine Guisan and his team are at the forefront of environmental innovation, meticulously mapping the geographical distribution of over 10,000 species. These predictions serve as a powerful instrument in the proactive strategy to safeguard our biodiversity and ecosystems.

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Preventing Overwhelm

Preventing Overwhelm

Workplace stress is increasingly pervasive, and its consequences have detrimental effects for individuals, organizations, and broader societies. IMD Professor Alyson Meister and Researcher Nele Dael explore the experience of overwhelm at work, and surface how it impacts employee performance, well-being, and relationships, as well as what can be done to prevent it.

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LC3 - Low Carbon Cement

LC3 - Low Carbon Cement

Crafted by EPFL Professor Karen Scrivener, the LC3 technology aims to transform the concrete industry. It offers a more affordable and less capital-intensive approach, cutting carbon dioxide emissions by up to 40%. This technology marks a significant stride towards a greener, more sustainable industry. 

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