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How to be sustainable – only use your Fair Earth-Share but what does that mean?

So you are one of the 10% of the worlds wealthiest people, you are responsible for over 50% of the world’s carbon emissions and if everyone lived like you we would need three planets to survive. And that ‘you’ is me, you and pretty much anyone reading this blog. What can you do? What would […]

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Don’t create a ‘sustainable brand’, create a sustainable company

I love Fast Companies Co-Exist website, it’s awesome. But I am struggling with a recent article, particularly in light of reading “Is sustainability still possible?” and my recent posts on the matter. The title of the article was “10 Qualities That You Need To Create A Sustainable Brand” the article was wonderfully written and I […]

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Corenet Sustainable Workplace Workshop Results

At the Corenet Global Summit in Shanghai today, I ran a workshop that asked over 40 attendees what they thought the drivers would be for a sustainable workplace in the 2020s. I gave the attendees 15 drivers and asked them to select their top 5. The attendees were quite geographically spread with representatives from India, […]

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How to be green – use energy savings not energy credit

In the awesome book “Is sustainability still sustainable?” there is a chapter on the Energy Trap – the fact that it takes non-renewable energy to harness renewable energy – and how the energy trap requires huge political will to overcome it. But the book also ponders whether our individual behaviour could overcome the energy trap. […]

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How to be green – lessons from Vancouver

The City of Vancouver took a bold approach to trying to become the ‘world’s greenest city’, many cities are also aiming for the same accolade such as the City of Sydney’s 2030 plan but the City of Vancouver has chosen to adopt the ecological footprint approach – a much more transparent and rigorous approach to […]

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It’s the top 10 percents fault – and that’s you!

Managed to get some time to read a bit more of the “Is sustainability still sustainable” book this weekend. Chapter 3 talks about the interconnection of social boundaries and planetary boundaries – the need to create a fair and equitable life for all humanity within the limits of our one planet. “Between the social foundation […]

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We face some challenging and opportunistic times ahead. We are entering a period of growing population, resource constraints and an increasing desire and need to find meaning in our lives. My mission is to create awesome experiences that lie at the intersection of being beneficial to society, regenerative for the planet and sustainable for the […]

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