Monthly Archives: June 2011

Views on living sustainably

I attended a RESOLVE conference in London last week.  It was entitled Living Sustainably:  values, policies and practices.  RESOLVE is an ERC Research Group based at the University of Surrey.  Headed by Professor Tim Jackson the group has, amongst other … Continue reading

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Why should businesses account for sustainability?

It has been a mixed week this last week.  Most of my effort has gone into the Ethics and Sustainability Accounting course I am writing.  I have been tidying up the references and planning the last lecture, this will actually … Continue reading

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Decentralization, the limitations to ownership and sustainability

I have just finished Small is Beautiful:  a study of economics as if people really mattered by E F Schumacher.  I was particularly interested in his thoughts on private ownership.  He had no problem with small-scale private ownership which he … Continue reading

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