June 2013 Towards 9 Billion Second Sight is a platform, a publisher and a lab about trend research and trend forecasting. With its quarterly magazine Second Sight provides an ongoing research into the spirit of our times. Terrafiniti’s Towards 9 Billion concept was featured within Second Sight’s Issue #34 on Interdependence.
Practicing what we preach? – employment practices in CSR and sustainability Unpaid internships and zero-hour contracts have hit headlines recently. As our sector promotes best practice, should it lead the fight for better employment or follow the race to the bottom? Oursurvey has gathered data from the CSR sector.
2nd March 2013 Terra sapiens – are we fit to be a planetary species? Our current approach to planetary management leaves much to be desired. Wise human stewardship requires a significant evolution of our understanding and behaviour. It is time we evolved from Homo sapiens to Terra sapiens.
5th March 2013 The rights of future trade Perhaps it is time to enshrine and protect the birthright of all humans to partake in activity which brings them reward, security, and the use of their physical and cognitive abilities in perpetuity (or until the end of their world).
24th September 2012 5 minutes with Joss Tantram, an interview on 2degrees Exploring perspectives on sustainable business, 2 degrees caught up with Joss for this interview.
21st September 2012 Would you invest in Earth Inc? – An IPO for the Earth in HuffPost In this Huffington Post article, John Friedman explores our (Terrafiniti’s) modest proposal for an IPO (Initial Public Offering) for the Earth. Can innovation in finance and economics deliver a way of valuing our only home?
14th September 2012 A sustainable world before the end of the world? Driving sustainability for organisations and the wider world can often feel like pushing water uphill; maintaining optimism when times are tough is a skill that many of us have well honed. In this piece on GSB Joss argues that, whilst things may often […]
8th August 2012 Who ate all the pies? Why we need to Value Abundance rather than Scarcity As our consumption of vital resources gets ever faster we become necessarily more and more fixated on scarcity and the perverse relationship between scarcity and value grows ever stronger. Yet scarcity is pretty useless if you have big […]
19th June 2012 Valuing Natural Capital – A Living Wage for Mother Nature A good primer on valuing nature, Joss Tantram contributed to this article by Jane Bird. She introduces the concept of natural capital through the example of pollination services provided by honey bees – one of many ‘free services’ provided by nature. Some […]
Speaking at the Long Finance Initiative Spring Conference, “Into the Folly of Value”, Joss Tantram talked about radical new thinking on sustainability in economics. Introducing Terrafiniti’s Towards 9 Billion approach, he talked about how altering the way we derive price would produce more sustainable outcomes by focusing on the three key value concepts of abundance, […]