Category Archives: Change

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

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

Rapid Transition…

Earlier this week the CO2-level at Mauna Loa passed the 400 ppm barrier – for most people it passed by as a small news item hidden among others, while in some newspapers it actually reached the front page. Next day … Continue reading

Management in a Sustainable future…

Sometimes when looking at new management books, management training etc. I find it a bit fascinating that so little have changed over time. For instance – how come that playing football still is considered a training ground for leadership, but … Continue reading

Ignorance is NOT Bliss…

From time to time business-people “complain” that all these sustainability-measures are so costly, sometimes with an added “…and for what?” Sometimes corporations and executives try to avoid the subject, addressing Sustainability as a “hygiene-factor” or an “already integrated part of … Continue reading

Is it still the right way? – Our Social “Perpetuum mobile”…

I suppose it is quite normal that societies set up systems in a way that somehow promote and “safeguards” a continuous evolution in the “right way”…. Only question; Is it still the right way? At the start of democratic movements, did … Continue reading

Less Unsustainable is NOT EQUAL to more Sustainable!

We need to set the Math right! Quite often there are commercial messages and communication from corporations, stating different variations of “being more sustainable” – On a packaging using less plastic, on a car with lower than average CO2-emissions, on … Continue reading