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Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science

Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science

By Hazel Henderson When US astronaut Dr. Sally Ride returned from her space trip in 1983, she exclaimed that NASA should have a Mission To Planet Earth! This led to NASA’s “Earth”, an ongoing program of research into how our planet functions based on Earth Systems Science. I was a science policy wonk in Washington, D.C. from 1974 until [...]

CSRwire News Alert – Welcome to “Rugged Collaborationism” + Measuring Business Sustainability With Earth Systems Science

CSRwire News Alert – Welcome to “Rugged Collaborationism” + Measuring Business Sustainability With Earth Systems Science

Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science Twenty-five years ago, pictures of our planet taken by NASA showed how our living biosphere captures the daily shower of free photons from the Sun teaching us that we did not need to dig in the Earth's crust for our energy but [...]

Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution Making Things Work: Solving Complex Problems In A Complex World by Yaneer Bar-Yam, NECSI Knowledge Press, Cambridge, MA 2004 Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson, Crown Business, NY, 2012 Review by Hazel Henderson   These two books, Making Things [...]

Book Review: Uncivil Liberties by Georgia Kelly

Book Review: Uncivil Liberties by Georgia Kelly

Foreword to UNCIVIL LIBERTIES By Hazel Henderson, October 2012 UNCIVIL LIBERTIES, edited by Georgia Kelly, Praxis Institute, 2013 I welcome UNCIVIL LIBERTIES as a sobering wake-up call to my beloved adopted country, the USA and its people. We are, I believe, in the midst of a whole-system global transition from the past 300 years of [...]

Rethinking Scale: From Quantitative to Qualitative Growth.We need to downsize destructive growth and scale up restorative growth in our economies.

By Hazel Henderson UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon proclaimed the new international goal of happiness on March 20, 2013, following yearlong research on redefining economic criteria for human development, launched in April 2012. The long-sought goal of the Industrial Revolution was to expand inventions, scaling up technologies to increase [...]

Hazel Henderson: There is 21st Century Abundance Hiding in 19th Century Scarcity Politics

Terry Waghorn, Contributor I cover the intersection of innovation and sustainability. Follow (10) LEADERSHIP | 3/11/2013 @ 4:12PM |103 views Hazel Henderson: There is 21st Century Abundance Hiding in 19th Century Scarcity Politics Comment Now Follow Comments “We live in a world of abundance,” says [...]

TRANSFORMING FINANCE STILL TOP PRIORITY

TRANSFORMING FINANCE STILL TOP PRIORITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013, first published on CSRWire Feb. 8, 2013   Despite incremental reforms: the Dodd-Frank Act in the USA, Basel III and the 0.1% financial transaction tax now approved by EU finance ministers, the global financial casino is still playing.  Financial lobbying still [...]

REVIEW: THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013

REVIEW: THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013

THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013   Review by Hazel Henderson  © 2013   ?Author Al Gore, former US Vice President turned venture capitalist and media executive, would have become US President but for some 500 still contested votes in Florida and the US Supreme Court’s ruling [...]

Review Of Zeronauts By John Elkington

Review Of Zeronauts By John Elkington

ZERONAUTS: BREAKING THE SUSTAINABILITY BARRIER by John Elkington, EarthScan, London; Routledge, New York, 2012 Author John Elkington is a founder of the global movement for corporate and investor responsibility, author of seventeen books; founder of the famed consultancy SustainAbility and currently co-founder of the investment firm Volans [...]

A NEW ROLE FOR ADVERTISING

A NEW ROLE FOR ADVERTISING By Hazel Henderson © 2012 For CSRWire November 2012   After the successful rise over the past century, advertising is now a $500 billion plus worldwide industry – helping grow consumer markets for millions of products.  Yet, never before has advertising been such a target of critics and reformers. [...]

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