Many people and companies fear and resist change due to uncertainty and perceived higher risks. But the risk of not adapting can be higher - what biases are involved and how do we move forward?
Intent in sustainability can be the difference between differentiating a strong (if nascent) approach from a shallow one.
But intent can be difficult to demonstrate to a cynical world.
While we've been concerned with action on climate and tied up with Covid19, a larger, related crisis is brewing. Businesses are waking up to the need for action on biodiversity.
Biodiversity is one of many issues organisations should consider when developing (or reviewing) sustainable business strategy. Many organisations have biodiversity-related dependencies and impacts stemming from their location, supply chains, products and services.
An IMF report this week (6th October 2021) suggests the fossil fuel industry receives subsidies of $5.9tn per year – or a more understandable $11m per minute. The climate crisis is already big enough – why are we stoking the fire?
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?
A sustainable future depends upon our ability to perceive the limits of certainty, and to embrace the uncertainty that has always been there.
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?
Multiple capitals seek to expand the notion of value beyond money, cost and price. How useful might they be?