Business Gets Real About Sustainability

The real power of achieving sustainable¬† life on the planet does lie to a large degree with the response of business. While there are business people who are more concerned about their own economic sustainability than social and ecological sustainability, at least they are starting the conversation and reaslising that it is impacting their bottom […]

Creating a Happy Planet

One of the best TED talks around looks at why we need to be looking at reframing our thinking around climate change away from fear and into a more positive mindset. This talk uses many of the same ideas being talked about by Hazel Henderson in the 1990’s (see May 14, 2009 post below) This […]

Economics

Penny Wong spoke last night on Q & A about the need to diversify our economy. I’ve a fan of Hazel Henderson’s since the 1980’s along with Paul Hawken’s views (see posts below May 2009) I’ve also long been a fan of Paul Krugman, Nobel prize winner for Economics. (also see previous posts below) Check […]

Bioneers ask- Why are we living off capital- not income or investments

Paul Hawken has dedicated his life to changing the relationship between business and the environment, and between human and living systems in order to create a more just and sustainable world.http://books.google.com.au/books?id=47bSS5RhvgcC&dq=paul+Hawken&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=Hy7MeJe1Cv&sig=8OLyBFEKL1Lym58TC-Y7aGPWC9o&hl=en&ei=358MSrmWBM-IkQWK1YW8BA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3#PPR9,M1     His work on NATURAL CAPITAL builds on the work of the brilliant Hazel Henderson who has been calling for us for decades, […]