Degrowth is a ludicrous idea to many business people. Yet, science and non governmental business influencers with strong mainstream credibility are now talking about it as an imperative. This mirrors early patterns of attention given to climate action decades ago, when mass industrial decarbonisation seemed absurd. Degrowth - The New Conversation What is Degrowth? Degrowth … Continue reading Will Degrowth Replace Green Growth?
The bright lights of ESG are distracting us from the primary purpose of business sustainability. A sobering report from the UN Secretary-General warns that we are regressing on the SDGs. It's time now for corporates to turn their powerful gaze toward absolute impact and to refocus on business sustainability's raison d'être. This post was first … Continue reading Business Sustainability Has Lost Its Way
New Zealand is relying upon expansion of its renewable energy generation to absorb the decarbonisation of transport, industry and households as part of its plan to reach net zero emissions by 2050. This will require renewable energy infrastructure investments of at least $13 billion over the next few decades and overcoming barriers to success, some … Continue reading The Renewable Energy Squeeze