Take heart. According to Researcher Sandra Waddock “a personal desire to make a difference” – matters. As reported by the Network for Business Sustainability, Waddock studied the emerging systems and institutions that frame the discussion of corporate sustainability and responsibility today. She found … Continue reading
How would you rate your understanding of systems thinking? I want to share a downloadable, fun and practical toolkit that will increase your success. We live in a world of systems. The traffic you drove through this morning, financial markets, … Continue reading
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I recently discovered the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). Under the coordination of the UN Global Compact and leading academic institutions, the PRME task force developed in 2007 a set of six principles which lay the … Continue reading
Collaboration is complicated. I am working with a non-governmental organization (NGO) to bring together four other non-governmental organizations, one municipal government with multiple engaged departments (energy, water, transportation, waste, wellbeing), two utilities, businesses and neighbourhood groups to launch a city-wide conservation … Continue reading
Donella Meadows once noted that there are places within a complex system (a corporation, an economy, a living body, an ecosystem) where a small shift in one thing can produce big changes in everything. She called them “leverage points”, they … Continue reading
It is a paradox. You can’t have infinite growth on a finite planet. Yet, we’re stuck in a global economic model that continuously drives us toward growth. Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, Dennis Meadows told us this 40 years ago in … Continue reading