Social Sustainability

Dictatorship Vs Democracy In Business (and a new solution)
Democracy is often hailed as the solution to the perils of dictatorship, but it is far from perfect. This is[...]
Tesla’s Greatest Achievement (and it’s not a car)
Elon Musk just unveiled his master plan for Tesla, which if he can pull off will change the face of[...]
Patagonia Makes Surfing Greener (again)
Surfing is one of those sports that makes you feel more connected to nature than almost any other. Despite it being[...]
The Sea IS Rising (so should we give up?)
A few sceptics continue to argue whether the sea is rising, or if climate change is real. However, most scientists are[...]
The Evolution Of Civilized Business (not there yet!)
There was a time, not so long back, when it was socially acceptable to run a business using slaves. Then[...]
You Are Not So Smart (and how to be less stupid!)
While on the Larry King show, Stephen Hawking recently made the observation that pollution and stupidity are, in his opinion, the[...]
Racing Extinction Documentary – An Important Message…
I just finished watching the 'Racing Extinction' documentary - again. I have to say, it is rare for me to[...]
7 Ways To Make Your Website And Email More Eco Friendly
The internet is estimated to have close to, or slightly exceed, (depending on the estimate) the CO2 impact of air travel.[...]
Pig Poop Paves The Way?
I may have just got a wiff of the future... pig poop pavements! I love solutions that can help kill[...]
A First Business For Your Kids To Help Save The World?
We know we must reduce waste. And there is one thing that almost everyone can do, (if you have not[...]
Garden Fresh Business Concept
Another quick business (or community service) idea inspired by the great James Wilson over coffee. This one is unlikely to[...]
Ideas For Sustainability In Business From Kathmandu
I have just finished interviewing Ollie Milliner, the Sustainability Coordinator for Kathmandu (an outdoor adventure clothing chain with stores in[...]
Arithmetic, Population And Energy
Pop quiz... If at 11am you have a jar with a single bacteria that doubled every 1 minute, and within[...]
Just How Unsustainable Are The Meat And Dairy Industries?
If you have not yet checked out the Cowspiracy documentary then I highly recommend it. One of the biggest ways[...]
Changing The Way We Think About Work
In this TED presentation Barry Schwartz, author of Why We Work, explains why we are approaching work with a false[...]
Guerilla Marketing To Heal The World
Guerilla Marketing To Heal The World In this interview Shel Horowitz talks about his new book, Guerilla Marketing To Heal[...]
Benefits & Challenges Of Hempcrete For Building
In this presentation Alex Sparrow looks at the benefits and challenges of using hempcrete over traditional concrete. As yet no[...]
Elon Musk: Energy And Transport For The Future
Elon Musk discusses the future of energy and transportation amongst other important issues. He explains some of the pressing issues,[...]