Category Archives: Sustainability

Winning games

The games we play have been played under the assumption that the unit of survival is the individual, a team of people or a company. However, the reality is that the unit of survival is the players in the game … Continue reading

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Community Gardening As Social Action

Drawing on social movement theory, the thesis investigates the ways community gardeners in these organizations approach environmental and social justice issues and considers the relationships between community gardening and wider movements. In particular, the thesis considers the political logic of … Continue reading

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The economics of enough: how to run the economy as if the future matters

The world’s leading economies are facing not just one but many crises. The financial meltdown may not be over, climate change threatens major global disruption, economic inequality has reached extremes not seen for a century, and government and business are … Continue reading

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Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth

In Plenitude economist and bestselling author Juliet Schor offers a groundbreaking intellectual statement about the economics and sociology of ecological decline, suggesting a radical change in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live. Humans are degrading … Continue reading

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ONU: desigualdades e degradação ambiental ameaçam progresso

Relatório das Nações Unidas sobre desenvolvimento humano global defende necessidade de medidas arrojadas contra pobreza e devastação ambiental. Repetição do avanço visto em 40 anos levaria a progresso ‘extraordinário’, mas cenário agora é de incerteza. Alerta coincide com posições que … Continue reading

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Using a Complexity Approach to Lead Sustainability

Read Read also: An empirical study of sustainability leaders who hold post-conventional consciousness I just spent the last week working with a group of sustainability leaders and change agents at an excellent seminar put on by Experience Integral. One of … Continue reading

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An empirical study of sustainability leaders who hold post-conventional consciousness

Read Purpose: Document how leaders and change agents with a highly-developed meaning-making system design and engage in sustainability initiatives. Findings: These leaders appear to: (1) Design from a deep inner foundation, including grounding their work in transpersonal meaning; (2) Access … Continue reading

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Social Learning and Sustainability – Exploring Critical Issues in Relation to Environmental Change and Governance

Read This report addresses a critical part of the very front of social-ecological systems research. Learning can be seen as a process of change in the way we look upon the world — our thoughts, feelings and actions — which … Continue reading

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