How do we provide a platform for sustainability-driven collaboration in which participants are able to embrace complexity, and reframe ‘wicked problems’ as ‘wicked opportunities’?
Instead of starting where we are, doing small incremental changes trying to make our business and behaviour sustainable, we must start where we need to be when we have a sustainable society and work our way backwards from there.
Sustainable Consumption is so Capitalism 1.0 – The Future (Capitalism 2.0) is all about Sustainable Communities
As Paul Polman once said, “Business has a hard time succeeding in societies that fail.” He’s definitely right, but to better society we need the right medicine, and right now it does not seem to be sustainable consumption.
Can a company pay a "poverty wage" and still be considered a sustainability leader?
The current system measures the wrong things - it leads us towards sickness, inequality and environmental degradation.
Collaborating more effectively is increasingly recognised as key to making progress, but few are expert at it and business has traditionally been more adept at building high walls, rather than tearing them down.