Government

16. 08. 2010
This year’s CEO Study 2010, ‘A New Era of Sustainability’, carried out by Accenture on behalf of the UN’s Global Compact initiative, came out with some fascinating insights into the state of mind of around a thousand CEOs all around the world. It’s actually hugely encouraging...
Government
11. 08. 2010
I have decided it is probably unreasonable to keep imposing my ‘SD Tests’ on Mrs Spelman all on her own. Given her inexperience in government, and her total ignorance of anything to do with sustainable development, that’s just not fair. Test Number 1 was to see if Mrs Spelman...
Government
10. 08. 2010
“Dogma-driven iconoclasts” is just about the politest way of describing what the Coalition Government is up to on sustainable development. There’s a Picklesian mixture of delight and spite in sweeping away anything that might once have informed policy-making under the old ‘...
Government
23. 07. 2010
As the former Chair of the Sustainable Development Commission from 2000-2009, I’m clearly going to be a bit biased about the Government’s decision yesterday to get rid of the Commission. So I’ve been working really hard to put myself in Ministers’ shoes in terms of the ‘...
Government
31. 03. 2010
Here’s a bit of vintage Blair for you: “Sustainable development will not just be a subject in the classroom: it will be in its bricks and mortar and the way the school uses and even generates its own power. Our students won’t just be told about sustainable development, they...
Government