Nature is slowly climbing our collective consciousness. As WWF have put it ‘the world is where we live’. We’re waking up to the fact that we can’t continue to use our land, water, air and oceans in ways that damage, disturb, pollute and degrade them. Will 2020 be the year that we turn the corner away from decline?
Protection, enhancement and valuation of healthy ecosystems
We can often struggle to see the relevance of biodiversity to business. But even if distant, the links, risks and dependencies are vital.
This article looks at the main issues, drivers and impacts and explores the example of Garden Centres to see how biodiversity relates to business in practice.
Profit isn't very useful for measuring sustainability, or even for telling us much about economic viability. Why? Because profit is a lagging indicator and sustainability is inherently about long-termism. Delivering sustainability requires forward-looking indicators.
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Valuing multiple capitals....the monetisation of social and environmental capacity is an approach gathering momentum but what are the pros and cons?
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.
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?
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?