Search Results: 2050

3 Questions about 2050 – Monica Richter

Monica Richter is a Senior Business Adviser at the Australian Conservation Foundation and is extremely passionate about the role that collaboration of community, government and corporations can play in creating a much needed new global economy. I caught up with Monica on a very rainy day in Sydney. “Imagine that I have recently come back from a […]

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3 Questions about 2050 – Hilary Bekmann

Hilary Bekmann is just finishing up her role as Head of Sustainable Property at Macquarie University where she has spearheaded the first campus wide eco-footprint framework for a University in Australia. I caught up with her before she jets off to a new life in  San Francisco to ask 3 questions about 2050. “Imagine that I […]

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What is sustainability – “My 2050” helps us understand our future challenges

I love simple, easy to use and easy to understand tools that communicate and educate individuals on the challenges we face in a living a low carbon life. This handy tool from the Department of Energy and Climate Change in the UK, lets you play around with your own solution to creating a balanced 80% […]

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Does your building have Impact?

There is a new trend in investment markets called ‘Impact Investing’. Impact investing requires a positive social and ecological return alongside a financial return. The question for property is – what impact will Impact Investing have on your assets? And how will you respond? The first of two posts explores the recent trend of Impact […]

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10 Sustainable Business Stories Too Important to Miss from HBR

A great article on the 10 sustainable business stories from 2013 from Harvard Business Review. For those who are time strapped this time of year, below are the snippets of the hbr article, if you have more time or need something to read over the festive break read the full article. Here are the snippets […]

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2030 – the great Sydney migration

Increasing global temperatures through man made climate change have been known and debated and denied by some for a long time. But the question has always been, “how will my city fair?”, well new research published in Nature and covered by The Conversation and The Fifth Estate frighteningly breaks it down by city. And it […]

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Sustainability versus Climate Change

A quick post on my recent experiences in the different perceptions of climate change and sustainability. I recently ran a sustainability workshop in a town located in Northern NSW, beautiful town, on a river prone to flooding, near the ocean but low lying and in an area most hit by the global financial crisis. So […]

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