What sustainability trends will be important in 2018? What questions does your company need to ask in 2018?
A sustainable financial system requires both rethinking the very nature of value, as well as creativity in how we would project that value over time.
Effort is going into into exploring how we might develop sustainable energy systems – what are the issues and dimensions to consider?
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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!
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?
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?
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?
Entropy applies without exception to all activities and processes. Is it the meta metric to measure and drive a circular economy?
The Salzburg Statement on New Governance for Sustainability – given the challenges we face, are our existing approaches fit for purpose?
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.
There is huge demand for investment in ‘green economy’ projects – will the UK Government’s Green Investment Bank be up to the job?
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