Data check on the world model that forecast global collapse

Data check on the world model that forecast global collapse

26 July 2021 - In the 1972 bestselling book Limits to Growth (LtG), the authors (Meadows, Meadows, Randers & Behrens) concluded that if humanity kept pursuing economic growth without regard for environmental costs, global society would experience sharp declines in available ...
Breakingviews – Guest view: The EU is tarnishing its green jewel

Breakingviews – Guest view: The EU is tarnishing its green jewel

23 March 2021 - BRUSSELS (Reuters Breakingviews) - When Ursula von der Leyen announced the European Green Deal in 2019, she hailed it as “Europe’s ‘man on the moon’ moment”. A key component of this revolutionary programme would be the European Union Taxonomy, using the latest ...
Hedge Funds versus Visionary Leaders

Hedge Funds versus Visionary Leaders

25 February 2021 - Fans of transformative corporate action and business models to enhance health, planetary and human wellbeing have celebrated the work of Emmanuel Faber, the visionary CEO of French food company, Danone.[1] When Faber took the helm in 2014, he committed his company ...
Reframing economics in the face of Covid 19

Reframing economics in the face of Covid 19

02 December 2020 - The Covid-19 pandemic has left humanity reeling, as a virulent viral contagion has also become an economic contagion, destabilizing large swathes of national economies across the world. Meanwhile spiraling government debt, and rising wealth, income inequality and ...
A Green Reboot After the Pandemic

A Green Reboot After the Pandemic

24 November 2020 - In addition to threatening millions of lives and the global economy, the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that human societies are capable of transforming themselves more or less overnight. In fact, there's no better time than now to usher in systemic economic ...
Value, values and valuations: Beyond the African debt cancellation paradigm

Value, values and valuations: Beyond the African debt cancellation paradigm

19 November 2020 - A recalculated global debt exchange The West may be behind on debt/equity swaps with Africa. But this is obfuscated by the pervasiveness of the western paradigm of counting only what can be counted.  Africa may even be willing to offer the West a degree of debt ...
Time is not on our side: Building back balance through wellbeing

Time is not on our side: Building back balance through wellbeing

16 November 2020 - Post-COVID, ‘building back better’ means building resilience to future shocks whilst creating a new vision where the well-being of all citizens is guaranteed over financial growth at the expense of everything else, write Sandrine Dixson-Declève and Aileen ...
After the crisis: two possible futures

After the crisis: two possible futures

17 September 2020 - COVID-19 is a horrible global crisis.  Yet, like previous horrible global crises, including WWI and WWII, it also presents an opportunity and an obligation to rebuild our global society to adapt to changing conditions. The question is: what kind of change ...
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