Monthly Archives: January 2012

A generous way of being: holding paradoxes, ambiguities and multiple worldviews.

These days, I think nothing could be more paradoxical than the way we live in this world.  We face the greatest environmental crisis in the age of human-kind, yet doggedly push on with massive fossil fuel and resource extraction projects … Continue reading

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Systemic change required: A comprehensive sustainability strategy is a leading business strategy

In a system, everything is connected to everything.  It is messy.  That is why Descartes and those who followed him in the 16th Century introduced linear procedures of thinking, dualisms and rationality as aspects of modern consciousness.  We are stuck with … Continue reading

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Great Leaders are First Great Human Beings…

I admit it.  I still make New Year’s Resolutions.  Some of them I even follow through on. For instance, one year I pledged to quit my cushy VP job, go back to University and get a Master’s of Education in Sustainability … Continue reading

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Exploring a Flawed Paradigm: Why Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not enough

By Chad Park, Executive Director, The Natural Step The following editorial by Chad Park, Executive Director of The Natural Step Canada, appeared in the Corporate Citizens Mediaplanet Special Report in the National Post on December 28, 2011.   Reprinted with permission. … Continue reading

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