The limits to growth are framed by thermodynamics, not sentiment and custom. We must evolve our systems of value to work within and alongside this reality.
We need to drive a flowering of rejuvenative technology – sustainable in its impact and biotic in its nature – increasing the sum total of life on Earth.
From Homo sapiens to Terra sapiens – becoming a true stewards of our planet just might be the defining challenge of our evolutionary history.
The right to trade now is actively protected. With predicted social and environmental disruption, should we also develop the Rights of Future Trade?
Humans unconsciously tend to assume that the status quo is somehow right and natural. How might this affect our ability to build a sustainable future?
From shallow value to real value – markets need to be capable of valuing a common future as more valuable than a private present.
What hope for sustainability when short term, shallow value and sensation is prioritised over the long term productive capacity of the planet and humanity?
Can sustainability standards drive the innovation we need for a sustainable future?
The concept of planetary boundaries is a powerful and seductive one, but also one that has limited utility for driving a sustainable world.
Like pricing the Earth, getting the right price for your Mother might be harder than you think
There is huge demand for investment in ‘green economy’ projects – will the UK Government’s Green Investment Bank be up to the job?
Optimism for a sustainable future might be pointless in cosmic terms but then so is pretty much anything when viewed in this light.
Scarcity may be a simple and effective way of generating price but it is fatally flawed as an approach to delivering a sustainable future…
This post presents a gentle meander around some of the issues and ideas generated by our modest proposal to explore an Initial Public Offering (IPO) for the Earth, an EPO.
Companies can use stakeholder engagement to gain strategic insight, spot risks and identify issues that might just come back to bite them.
Delivering sustainable capitalism – how the price mechanism must evolve.
Can capitalism be re-engineered to produce innately sustainable outcomes? We are optimistic that it can….
If your organisation either already reports or intends to produce a sustainability report, you need to think about independent assurance.
CSR and sustainability reporting is growing fast. This post provides guidance for companies to report their performance creatively and meaningfully.
The United Kingdom has an unrivalled history of creativity and innovation. Its future rests on the continuation of this proud tradition.