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Ecological Model and the Dalai Lama

It may seem like a tenuous link, the Dalai Lama and the ecological model but read on, there is one. I’ve started reading a book called “Looptail – How one company changed the world by reinventing business” by Bruce Poon Tip. I’m a sucker for autobiographies, especially by entreprenuers. Anyway, Bruce started up an eco-tourism […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Technology – The Ecological Model

I’ve posted about the new model – the shift from ‘More’ to ‘Better’ a few times now, the need to move away from the green model to the ecological model. I presented my thoughts on it’s impact on the property industry at a recent seminar, you can view it here I start talking at about […]

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From Green to Ecological, but what is Better in the property industry?

In the awesome book “Is sustainability still possible?” there was a table that described the need for a shift in our economic models and that ‘green’ is only an intermediary step. The outcome of the final model is ‘Better’ but what is ‘Better’, tell me what you think it is for your chance to win […]

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Competitive Collaboration Part 3 – How do we enable it?

I wrote last week about what is Competitive Collaboration and why I believe it will save the world, today is about how we enable Competitive Collaboration between companies. In my post about what is Competitive Collaboration I took analogies from what is is within companies to explore what it could be between companies. The key […]

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Russell Brand on living within the means of one planet – seriously

Now, you maybe as surprised as me to hear Russell Brand talking (fairly) seriously about the current constraints we face on our one planet but he has, and quite elegantly and with authority to boot. Russell’s interview with Jeremy Paxman in the UK is doing the internet rounds and is worth a watch, but his […]

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We can’t decouple economic growth from the limits of our planet

This can’t just be a coincidence – our genuine progress indicator and our living planet index have been in decline every year since the year that we started to exceed the limits of our one planet. It’s true. Using ecological footprinting as a measure of our impact on our one planets resources we exceeded the […]

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Beautiful photos of abandoned America – loads of natural capital value

I found these amazing photos by Matthew Christopher on a Fast Company Co-Exist article. The article points out that the abandonment of some of these places has happened over the years as developed countries chased the cheaper alternative of being able to manufacturer stuff in developing countries for a fraction of the price. They are […]

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