It has been striking me more and more recently how the positive developments in sustainability are coming from a spirit of volunteering. ”Going along” is a central theme of my book, ”Inventing for the Sustainable Planet”. The book was imagestreamed and insights can take a long time to sink in. I see how I have Read more about Reinvent work as volunteerism – the only way to sustainability[…]
When doctors gather around a patient the goal is clear: they know that they need to cooperate to apply the best medicine and interventions to get the patient on the road to recovery. So too, when economists, politicians and civil servants gather to consider what to do to put the economy on the right path. Read more about If the economy were a patient – medicine for trade imbalances[…]
We could see the national economy as one household. In this household everyone gets fed, and the money coming in covers the bills. Simple. But not really. Following the first great financial crisis of this millennium, many nations are struggling with high unemployment, soaring budget deficits and crippling debt servicing costs. The temptation arises to introduce Read more about If the economy were like one household[…]
I thought I’d take you through the workshop we did in Copenhagen. It was dialogue about sustainably securing food and water for the whole world I’ll post the invitation then the write up, Hope it is of interest! THE INNOVATION WORKSHOPSBACKGROUNDCorporations are anxious to be involved in improving people’s lives directly. After all, many would Read more about The innovation workshops[…]
I enclose my presentation from the Water and Food Award day on the 25th November 2010 (with soundtrack) explaining the Award’d sustainability approach. The Sustainability Challenge View more webinars from Stephen Hinton.