Minerva and FigBytes just collaborated on a webinar about Sustainability 2.0. I was surprised to be reminded how inspiring systemic change can be. We delved into the transformative possibilities for sustainability and climate action
Sustainability professional does not rhyme with baker – point taken. I think candlestick makers have had a rough go of it with the advent of electricity. Times have changed. Without dating myself, the menu choices in my childhood were still relatively limited to doctor
Business is full of acronyms and the world of sustainability is rife with them, so being a sustainable business can be particularly complicated as you wade through a sea of TLAs (three-letter acronyms) and abbreviations.
For the last two years, I have been a panelist at Skytop Strategies’ CSR3.0, a one-day conference at the lovely Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. Fellow panelist, Cynthia Figge of CSRHub, and I usually try to meet the night before for some nourishment and a catch up.
My attempts at eliciting responses from Ben Affleck, Leo DiCaprio and Jane Fonda on how their celebrity can shine a brighter spotlight on the social and environmental urgency of our time have not yielded fruit. I guess my influence has some way to go.
I wrote the piece at the bottom of this blog in 2003, just after my son was born, as I set out on a quest to use technology to unite humankind to somehow solving the key challenges of the 21st century.
While global progress towards “sustainability” and social equity has clearly been slower than necessary in recent years, there has been a growing feeling of solidarity across many sectors of society such as nations, economic regions, industries and many other players
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