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Coca Cola Versus the Public - container recycling as a branding challenge

Friday 5 April 2013

Coca Cola, Lion Nathan and Schweppes have successfully challenged the Northern territory's compulsory container deposit recycling scheme in the Federal Court. The scheme had seen recycling rates jump by 30% in just a few months and was widely applauded by the public as the right thing to do. Despite the overwhelming public support, Coca Cola and others chose to have the scheme over turned. In this chat with ABC Darwin's Vicki Kerrigan we

look at the type of thinking behind Coca Cola's decision, and ponder whether their brand could take a hit as a result of their strategy to go against public opinion. You canlisten to the podcost via this link: Marcus Barber and Vicki Kerrigan on ABC Darwin Cash for Containers. For those interested, you can permanently download the podcast also


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When it comes to decision making 'Bias' can be friend or foe
Sunday 20 May 2018
McKinsey's interview with Richard Thaler on 'debiasing the corporation' is a really good one. I've spent the best part of two decades trying to help organisations unpack their biases through the use of foresight. I recommend this article to you
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Disaster Ahead for the People of Ipswich
Monday 23 April 2018
As the Ipswich Council has determined that recycling schemes are too expensive and indicates it will end collections, the question is 'what happens next'? If result of the explosion in Tip fees by Councils around Australia is anything to go by, what happens next will not be good
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Using Foresight Thinking to Enhance the Productivity of Nations
Friday 9 March 2018
As Nations look to develop their understanding of Productivity and more effective planning, National Productivity Councils are often the first point of call for Governments looking for ideas. The Asia Productivity Organisation has been running since 1961 helping its member countries develop more effective approaches. I've just spent a week in Tokyo helping a group of them think about the future
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