Category Archives: Economy

Sustainability Reports – Are they positive for the Planet or just a “Smokescreen”?

At this time of a year there are always a lot of Annual reports issued, Financial reports and Sustainability reports. Having studied some recent sustainability reports makes me wonder – What´s the point? The only purpose seems to be to show … Continue reading

Are we promoting the Wrong things…?

The “Western lifestyle” is extremely focused on consumption and we are pushing hard to increase consumerism and spread it all over the world. Even as we start to consider sustainability, most corporations and governments promote sustainable products and services but at … Continue reading

Value is not equal to Wealth…!

Somewhere in history we – the people – probably went a little bit wrong or where we just unlucky when thinking about “Value”…. At some point in history we realized that the way to exchange things for other things (four … Continue reading

First money…and then what…?

Some people and corporations seem to think that if they only talk a lot about something specific – then something specific will happen…automatically? On a workshop event some time back a rather high ranking (I think) executive took a slide … Continue reading

We don’t have a Climate Change crisis – We have a Human Society crisis!

Just recently I viewed a debate on Climate-Change at the Swedish parliament – and I wonder, is it only me that can see the “Elephant in the room”? Most of the debate was focusing on weather Sweden is doing enough … Continue reading

Does money make people “immune” to everything?

During the last couple of weeks the big fossil-fuel companies have been posting their 2012 economic reports, in most cases boasting higher profits than ever – Economic “BOOM”. At the same time the climate change is creating havoc with droughts, … Continue reading

A sustainable pension – can I have a cookie and at the same time eat it?

A recent report from “The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries” show that many investors ignore future resource constraints, driven by climate change! Do you want this man to be responsible for your pension-funds? A comprehensive look at what global investors … Continue reading

Force-Majeure – the new Normal?

We are experiencing climate-induced changes all around the world. Many people are awakened to this brutal reality in a very harsh way. And it comes in many different shapes. Drought destroys farmer’s possibility to grow any crops or raise cattle. … Continue reading

How is it going to be – are we getting on with the change or what…

Looking back at 2012… During 2012 we broke more heat records around the world than ever. I read somewhere that 11 of the 12 hottest years ever recorded has happened during this century – and we are just starting 2013… … Continue reading

Play-Doha….?

In 1997 the first COP (Conference of the Parties) was held in Rome. Yesterday COP18 in Doha closed. Eighteen meetings in 15 years and we are still nowhere near a solution or even on a pathway to solve the sustainability … Continue reading