The motivation behind multi-capitals approaches is to highlight their value to the economy. Why not focus upon the value of the planet as a going concern?
Defining and delivering true social utility requires a fundamental perspective and approach to assessing the purpose of enterprise in the first place.
Instead of arguing about irrelevant details on topics we agree upon, isn’t it logical to stop seeking total agreement and aim for minimum consensus?
There is plenty of evidence out there for sustainability and financial out performance, we must use such evidence to take us towards a brighter future.
For sustainability to really mean something, sustainability context is everything. How can companies start to place their activities within the big picture?
Multiple capitals seek to expand the notion of value beyond money, cost and price. How useful might they be?
A review of global sustainability reporting trends based upon entries to the CRRA15 Sustainability Reporting Awards
Geoengineering is discussed as a viable option to tackle climate change. Is it wise to rely upon hope and chance for our planetary future?
Efficiency of use is a key aspect of sustainable energy, but quality may be more fundamental, how might we define it?
The discount rate makes a lot of sense but it also acts to restrict adequate investment in sustainable change. How might we compound future value?
The mass effect of individual actions can produce an outcome at odds with the original intent of those decisions. Is this the manifest will of the people?
Out with the old? The “new” seldom really is new, built as it so often is upon the ramshackle foundations of the old – not upon fresh footings of its own.
Allowing the values we hold to be expressed through action should not be a matter of guilt. Sustainability will come when we turn the tide.
Capitalism has no stated end-goal, no clear outcome or purpose, yet it dominates our planet. We need a little more from our operating system.
The future evolution of business; Rejuvenative Enterprises will thrive upon the changes our planet faces, for the good of all.
Sustainability echoes the European Enlightenment period. Today, 21st century Natural Philosophers hold their thinking up against today’s orthodoxies.
Entropic Valuation is a “solar unit in – utilisable energy unit out” approach. It can compare how efficiently sunlight transforms to usable energy.
What’s the state of the planet in 2014? Here’s our SWOT on Earth for the new year
The energetics of life show us the way to a seismic change in the capacity and sustainability of our species.
Using money to put things on a level playing field makes sense, but only if the things we are comparing are actually comparable – natural capital is not.