sustainability Category

Companies that collaborate will ride on rocket powered roller skates

Collaboration will drive success in your company over the next 5 years. You will have to collaborate with your competitors, with your supply chain, with Government, with NFPs and with companies and people who aren’t even on your radar. The companies that get it right will be riding on rocket powered roller skates, those that […]

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Has apathy killed the environmentalist star?

Interesting article in Grist about a new piece of research from Pew that has found that being an environmentalist is at an all time low. Which is kind of in line with other trends that we are seeing in the world. So here are some opinions from others, some thoughts of my own and some […]

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Growth or progress – that is the question.

We are in interesting times again. The bulls are claiming a restart of growth, there is a prediction of 2% global GDP growth in 2014 and the talk around town is 2014 is the start of the next 5 years of growth. But we have many (non-australian) political leaders around the world stating climate change […]

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For effective sustainability results focus on systems and processes, not targets or goals.

Originally posted on Wild About Sustainability:
An article from Entrepreneur Magazine┬átalked about the impact of setting personal and business goals versus systems and targets but it started me to question the effectiveness of focusing on goals and targets rather than systems and processes in sustainability. Think of star ratings, once the property industry reached the…

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3 lessons from entrepreneurs that will help save the world

Inspired by Entrepreneur Magazine @EntMagazine that took an article from Rolling Stone about “how unfair capitalism is and where Occupy Wall Street organizer Jesse Myerson writes about The Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For” and looked at it from an entrepreneurs perspective. @EntMagazine believes that “Entrepreneurship, Not Socialism, Is the Answer to Economic […]

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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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Tis the season to be jolly – my 10 favourite sustainability jokes

One of the great traits of Australian’s is that they are (in most part) modest, humble, self-deprecating and with a sense of humour. So with a laugh for Christmas here are a few of my favourite sustainability jokes. Not sure what is meant by the third one though! Q: Why are environmentalists bad at playing […]

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