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Little details in big cities

I’ve spent a lot of this week thinking about the London Leader’s programme, meeting the other leaders and exploring how you make London, or any city, a more…

Doing my part to make London a more sustainable city

We often hear that business schools are training future leaders to be the opposite of what we need for a more sustainable society. I strongly believe this is…

Have you noticed a tree today?

A few months back I took a design course at Central Saint Martins in London. One of the activities we had to do was go out into the…

Better the ‘enemy’ we know than the one we don’t, right?

Companies in the public eye are often more actively involved in sustainability. Whether they start because of strategic reasons or stakeholder pressure, those same companies are also more…

Leave a bag, Take a bag

It is the holiday season which for many of us means shopping and a lot of it. This weekend, despite the snow, the streets were still filled with…

What smokers have to do with sustainability

As the weather starts to get cold in the UK, I have noticed an increasing number of smokers bundled up and huddled in corners outside, cigarette in hand….

Welcome to The Sustainable MBA Blog!

Updated… “The Sustainable MBA: The Business Guide to Sustainability” is a book for anyone interested in what the business sector can and is doing in sustainability. It is…

Chips with a side order of noise

Sun Chips has created this fantastic chip bag. It is 100% compostable which is exciting, for a chip bag. Think of the millions of chip bags out there…

Student exposure to sustainability

An article I wrote on business education in Canada was published last week in the Toronto Star. It was interesting to do some in-depth research on how Canadian…

Park(ing) day

I know I have been away for a while, I promise to be back soon but before I am off again I needed to post this. It is…

Getting all the major players involved

“The Sustainable MBA: The Manager’s Guide to Green Business” really aims to do two things; first give individuals the tools to bring sustainability into any job (changing business…

Get to know your chicken week

I have decided that this week will be ‘Get to know your chicken’ week. Ok, let’s get cracking (hmm), Of course one of my favourite things about chickens…

Where are you going/Where have you been?

I remember the first few weeks of my first year of the MBA. We were all so excited to be there, smiling, unaware of how much work it…

Sustainability into any job

Even if you don’t have a job title that has the word green or sustainable in it, there are countless ways to bring sustainability into your job. We…

Getting people to care

There is a pedestrian cross walk near my house. It goes across a busy street and cars have to stop when a pedestrian starts crossing the street. Problem…

The Story behind the storyteller

I remember some years ago seeing an ad for Australia. The ad focused on how modern the country was and showed skyscappers and business people and all those…

Don’t waste my time (please)

Yesterday while walking through London I was offered a flyer. A few blocks later, another flyer. Then someone tried to stop me to get me to give money…

Top 10 trends in sustainable business

An article I wrote for Reuters has just been published. It is a brief overview of ten trends happening right now around the world in sustainable business. “Sustainability…

Having fun with it

When I was writing my book, I read over draft after draft of the different chapters. Everytime I read over the part where I introduce Icebreaker, the outdoor…

To reinvent or not to reinvent

On Tuesday I attended Corporate Register’s annual reporting conference and award ceremony. The day was all about the wonderful world of sustainability reporting. Sustainability reporting is a where…