Category Archives: New Year Reflections

A message for the New Year

Tweet In the final days of December, one finds oneself looking back at the year that has all but ended and looking ahead to the year that is about to begin. For those of us working in Sustainable Development, this … Continue reading

Sustainable Capitalism?

Tweet I read a very interesting article in the International Herald Tribune, that discussed how the new model of corporate management and ownership was creating companies that had anonymous and absent owners and shareholders. I am a firm believer that … Continue reading

Highlights from 2011

Tweet We have started a new year. It has been a year of unique moments of dread and hope.  Out of the most repressive corners of the globe, youngsters pulled out their mobile phones to promote revolutions, showing their fearlessness … Continue reading

John Elkington on Leadership and Sustainability

Tweet Looking ahead towards 2012 with the 25th anniversary of the Brundtland Commission, the 20th anniversary of the Rio Earth Summit and the London Olympics at the centre of attention I’m reading the New York Times. The reason for the … Continue reading

Thoughts after Copenhagen – in the eye of 2010

Tweet So, now we know. Something went wrong in Copenhagen, but was it completely unexpected? I don’t think so. Many of us had hopes. One outcome is very clear; we are all on the Road again. I think we have … Continue reading

Jul och Nyårsfunderingar inför 2009

Tweet Finanskrisen, ett hot eller en möjlighet för en hållbar samhällsutveckling? En allt mer hotande klimatkris ger oss nya utmaningar. En försvagad ekonomi öppnar upp för smärtsamma prioriteringar som måste leda till en omställning där långsiktig affärsnytta står i centrum … Continue reading