Monthly Archives: June 2012

Integrated reporting

I finished reading a report, Towards Integrated Reporting:  Communicating Value in the 21st Century, by the International Integrated Reporting Committee over the weekend.  It was a business-orientated document and did not pay enough attention to non-financial stakeholders but was never-the-less … Continue reading

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Nature’s Gifts

I took a walk this afternoon once it stopped raining, only a short walk around the village where I live.  Not surprisingly, after all the rain this spring, the hedgerows and banks were a lush -and peaceful – green, but … Continue reading

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Transition to a more resilient economy

Last week I attended a meeting at the Manchester Museum.  There were four speakers and between them they focussed on the idea of transition towns and looked to Cuba for inspiration.  The transition town movement is about local communities finding … Continue reading

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UN Report on Global Sustainability

I have just finished reading a UN report on global sustainability entitled Resilient People Resilient Planet:  A Future Worth Choosing.  An interesting document that noted that with the increasing population, and increasing middle class in particular, by 2030 we would … Continue reading

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Enjoying the environment

It has been a week of marking, marking and more marking.  However on Sunday morning I decided I would get up a have a couple of hours walking around Wharncliffe Woods.  My intention was to investigate the heathland above the … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING (UN)SUSTAINABILITY

I have been attending a course on how to introduce sustainability into the curriculum.  During class discussion I realised how difficult we all found it to introduce the topic to our students in a way they would take seriously, ie … Continue reading

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