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  • Redefining Success: the Story of the Blind Men and the Elephant

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    This post was produced for the Global Economic Symposium 2013. Read more at What is success? Why redefine it? What’s the deal with “sustainability”? Why is it important? If you attended the recently concluded Global Economic Symposium (GES 2013), you would have heard at least a dozen different perspectives […]

  • GES Day 1: It’s Sustainability Stupid!

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    After many months of writing about the New Bottom Billion I have finally arrived at the Global Economic Symposium 2013 (GES). As I walked out of Kiel’s main station I realized that the GES’s theme of ‘Redefining Success’ is well suited to my new  surroundings. Global challenges are going to […]

  • Sustainable mountain tourism: A growing challenge for Nepal

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    Although Nepal has a rich and ancient culture, the country has become more famous as an adventure playground for tourism, especially mountain tourism. The Everest range and the Annapurna circuit –mountaineering’s most prestigious venues – are beloved of mountaineers and have generated substantial amounts of income for the country and still continue to […]