Sustainability is a transformative agenda. It requires companies to not only develop new priorities, but also to become corporate activists – to act to affect the wider system within which they operate.
Sustainability management has in many ways entered the mainstream, but practitioners are often hampered by resistance, apathy and misunderstanding. There are many examples of excellence in specific areas, but few companies are pursuing a transformative agenda at significant scale.
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.
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.
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?
Multiple capitals seek to expand the notion of value beyond money, cost and price. How useful might they be?
The mass effect of individual actions can produce an outcome at odds with the original intent of those decisions. Is this the manifest will of the people?
Capitalism has no stated end-goal, no clear outcome or purpose, yet it dominates our planet. We need a little more from our operating system.
Suicide by planet…will our current model of capitalism make us the first species to willfully self destruct?
The Salzburg Statement on New Governance for Sustainability – given the challenges we face, are our existing approaches fit for purpose?
From Homo sapiens to Terra sapiens – becoming a true stewards of our planet just might be the defining challenge of our evolutionary history.
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.