Sustainability fragmentation is good

The world of corporate sustainability is fragmenting. It’s been happening for a while. And it’s a little disconcerting. But we must welcome it. As companies work out their priorities, policies, targets and plans, they are hiring, or rather creating, ever more specialist positions in their businesses. Positions that mix managerial or operational responsibility with some…

Your guide to seven (now eight) new pieces of sustainability jargon

With that all-important opening day of April 2013 approaching fast, here’s your quick guide to some of the latest management thinking and new theories: 1) The Spherical Economy Circular calculations and costings are so 2012. The Spherical Economy matrix now in use across the Fortune 100 enables you to calculate your full planet impact beyond…

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Embedding sustainability presentation

 This presentation below, originally given in India a few weeks back, is based on Ethical Corporation’s new, in-depth report “How to embed sustainability and corporate responsibility in management processes“ For readers getting this via email (there’s 1100 of you) here’s a link to the presentation if you can’t see it below. Enjoy, if that is…

Lessons learned in starting a sustainable business

As I mentioned in a few earlier posts, I’m about to spend six weeks travelling about a bit, leading some workshops, speaking at conferences etc. I won’t bore you with all the details, at least not yet. Amongst the countries I’m visiting is Greece, where this interesting looking event is taking place. It’s the presentation…