SD History

16. 06. 2016
It’s uncomfortable having to think back to 1996. At that time, there was still a real sense of hope that the agreements stuck at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, four years earlier, could still translate rapidly into real change on the ground. Unfortunately, that hope...
Politics, SD History
26. 04. 2016
Imagine that Resurgence didn’t exist. Imagine that you and a group of like-minded colleagues decided that the world badly needed a new publication that would have a number of critical ingredients: topical sustainability updates, campaigning news, an uncompromising...
SD History, Society
21. 01. 2016
Mrs Brundtland has featured pretty large in my life. I first met her (at some kind of a conference) in 1988, just one year after the publication of Our Common Future – more familiarly known as the Brundtland Report. I don’t think any other single report has had such...
SD History
15. 04. 2014
I’ve spent my entire adult life working with others in the world of sustainability. And although there have inevitably been some ‘bad uns’ amongst them, it’s hard to imagine a better peer group to have been part of – by and large! So it’s...
SD History
10. 09. 2007
2007 marks the 20th Anniversary of the publication of “Our Common Future”, otherwise known as the Brundtland Report, and widely held to be the foundation document for whatever sustainable development means and amounts to today. Most people have forgotten just how big a deal...
SD History