Author Archives: Sören

The anaesthetic effect of money…

There seems to be one specific anaesthetic that actually prevents people from feeling anything at all… a drug so potent that it eradicates empathy and decency… Among the known side effects of this drug, the most common one is the … Continue reading

Replacing one bad idea with another bad idea – Is that wise…?

First Coal, then Oil, then Gas, then Tar sands-Oil, then Fracking Gas – replacing one fossil fuel with another one, with another one, and another one – Is that going to fix it…? Re-using ideas again and again, isn’t that … Continue reading

And the Silence prevails…

Recently I have read articles arguing that we should not talk too much about the Climate and Climate-Change because people suffer from “climate-fatigue” or a bad “environment-conscience”… It’s almost like a scene from the English sitcom ”Fawlty Towers” – you … Continue reading

Sustainability is NOT about making sacrifices!

Sometimes when I give speeches or hold lectures on the subject of Sustainability, people ask me “Do we really have to give up all this…” referring to our current way of life. Let me therefore start this article and reflection … Continue reading

… the art of – ”Looking the other way…”

It is fantastic to see the amount of activities and initiatives that have been launched lately with the objective to move into a more sustainable society. But still – Although increasing activity, very little has been done, addressing the main … Continue reading

Free the Potential – become a leader in a Sustainable society…

Following one of my prior blog-posts “Management in a Sustainable future…” I got a lot of comments and interesting impulses – many people seem to have realized that our out-dated Management systems needs to change, and to change quickly if … Continue reading

Stop the distraction – move into Action!

During the last couple of weeks there have been numerous articles on the subject of “G4”, the latest version of the Global Reporting Initiatives reporting system for “sustainability” reporting – to some, this may give the perception as if  “Sustainable … Continue reading

Stop the Waste – Rethink the process!

It is amazing how we have set up processes creating so much Waste – What were we thinking? Better said – What ARE we thinking! – very little has changed. On June 5th it is time again to put extra focus on waste … Continue reading

WWTEW – the “Stealthy” international web…

We have all heard of them “Tax shelters”, “Shell-companies”, “Offshore trust”, “Free economic zone”, Tax haven”, “Money laundering”, ”Offshore bank”, “Tax exile” and so on. There are more than 95 Countries/Territories known as “offshore financial centres” many of them designated … Continue reading

What is MY purpose in a sustainable world?

In some earlier articles I have tried to emphasize on the “problem” with incremental change, in relation to Sustainability. Here’s a new attempt. Often when we talk about change, many people start by defining where we are, not seldom describing … Continue reading