edie at 20: Is sustainability finally coming home?

edie at 20: Is sustainability finally coming home?

Megatrends: The game-changers that are shaping the future of sustainable business

Megatrends: The game-changers that are shaping the future of sustainable business

What will the world look like in five, 10, 50, or 500 years' time? It's a question that ultimately underpins the raison d'etre of corporate sustainability. But a definitive answer can be incredibly difficult, and in some instances impossible, to be sure of.

Sustainability Leaders Awards 2017 speech

Sustainability Leaders Awards 2017 speech

In case you missed last night's Sustainability Leaders Awards ceremony, here is the short opening address I gave at the London Hilton on Hyde Park, in celebration of those who are driving the green industrial revolution.

A brave new era of sustainability leadership

A brave new era of sustainability leadership

It's fair to say that 2016 will go down as one of the more memorable years in our history, but perhaps for all the wrong reasons.

Time to upgrade: Building an operating system fit for the future

Time to upgrade: Building an operating system fit for the future

While thousands of us begin downloading the new iOS 10 operating system for our iPhones today, it is society itself that is urgent need of an upgrade if we are serious about evolving into a low-carbon, resource-efficient world.

The Overshoot Olympics: a world record we must not break

The Overshoot Olympics: a world record we must not break

We humans have now used up all of the Earth's resources for 2016 and are overexploiting the planet at a faster rate than ever before.

The story of sustainability, green policy and Brexit (in 24 hours)

The story of sustainability, green policy and Brexit (in 24 hours)

For anyone working in, or remotely interested in, the worlds of sustainability and CSR, all of the setbacks, uncertainties, opportunities and successes of the green economy are encapsulated by what has happened over the past 24 hours.

Life after Brexit: A new road for the green economy, but the destination remains the same

Life after Brexit: A new road for the green economy, but the destination remains the same

What a devastating week.

Better together on sustainability, better together in the EU?

Better together on sustainability, better together in the EU?

Last week, I was sat in a bar in the beautiful (and very green) Austrian village of Göss, about 100 miles south of Vienna.

Breaking barriers: How to build a circular economy fit for the future

Breaking barriers: How to build a circular economy fit for the future

Two weeks ago, I was sat on the Leaders Stage at the edie Live exhibition in Birmingham, chairing a session on 'new business models'.