Sustainability practitioners need ways to maintain optimism, celebrate small successes but also keep an eye on the scale of change required.
Earlier this month law firm Client Earth won its air pollution case against the UK Government in the High Court over illegal levels of air quality across the country. So why is it that a law firm has stepped in to achieve something that would appear to be in everyone’s best interest?
Ada Lovelace is generally credited as being the first computer programmer. 173 years later, how have things changed for women in STEM careers?
A flourishing future – what business models and technologies do we need for achieving sustainability?
Corporate sustainability must recognise the planet’s limits, sustainable context describes the ‘safe space’ for activities. What does it mean for you?
Incrementalism and transformation are often seen as divergent paths yet they may actually be the long and short term outcomes of the same journey.
Need to embed sustainability in your company? Sustainability practitioners need to influence far beyond their role, here are four key success factors.
Our free Towards 9 Billion books series. Big hopeful, playful ideas for a sustainable, equitable future.
Valuing multiple capitals….the monetisation of social and environmental capacity is an approach gathering momentum but what are the pros and cons?
Science & sustainability tell us life is complicated. Does the populist desire for simplistic answers pose a threat to our chances for a sustainable future?
Preserving and enhancing Global Commons will require changes to systems of law, economics and ownership – an overview of existing and new ideas.
Restoring the Common Weal. An overview on the concept of Global Commons and its associated theories.
A short overview of one of the key themes of Towards 9 Billion – the need and hope for rejuvenative innovation towards a sustainable, equitable future.
Energy as a human right…what could we achieve if our ambition was not constrained by the impacts and availability of energy?
Contextual analysis is not new, but conventional approaches ignore the real big picture. Sustainability context is on the rise and about time too!
Natural philosophy for sustainability – science must recombine with its philosophical component to deliver the future we want.
Biodiversity is one of the current buzz words in corporate sustainability. What is it, what does it mean for you and is it time for a radical reappraisal?
If you are a sustainability practitioner and attend events on the topic – do you know how those events recruit speakers? Do speakers have to pay-to-play?
Unless we ask the big questions, we won’t find the answers which meet the scale of the challenge we face.
A sustainable future depends upon our ability to perceive the limits of certainty, and to embrace the uncertainty that has always been there.