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October / November 2011: Special ReportContents
SPECIAL REPORT: Deep Green Ideas - How to profit from ecology
Forces of natureOpportunities in the renewable energy sector are growing fast. ANDREW STONE assesses exactly how bright the future could be.
Designs on greenMany banks demand that their suppliers adhere to high “green” standards. Purchasers say this is not only environmentally friendly but operationally efficient, too.
The bank as local heroRICHARD COPE of Mintel says the consumer-led revolution gives banks the chance to become strongholds of local communities.
Faith, hope but not charity“Bancarisation” is sweeping Latin America and creating millions of new customers for banks that operate in the region. ROWAN MORRISON reports. Rise of the autonomous customer DR NICOLA MILLARD, Customer Experience Futurologist, explains how smartphones, social media and other “superchargers” are ensuring that business as unusual is becoming the norm.
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