Natural Capital Accounting

2016-06-26T14:12:57+00:00

Since a number of decades now the unsustainable nature of our industrial economic infrastructure has been made acutely evident. It is becoming increasingly clear that the linear model to industrial age systems of organization creates many negative externalities that render them unsustainable.

Environmental Management

2017-07-20T11:26:34+00:00

Within the course of just a few decades we have transitioned from being a small world on a big planet to being a big world on a small planet, an extraordinary transformation. A switch from making ad hoc interventions into ecosystems,

Energy Disruption

2017-10-17T15:25:51+00:00

With the rise of renewables and the smart grid our energy architecture is surely going to go through a profound transformation in the coming decades but is this transformation happening fast enough?

Fueling China’s Future

2017-10-17T15:27:06+00:00

China is a central element within the future of our global energy system because while the developing nations are winding down their energy consumption China is still increasing its energy consumption and CO2 emissions

Complex Energy Systems

2017-10-17T19:38:51+00:00

Energy systems are a central enabling and limiting factor to the development of an economy. As such, the level of technological, social and economic complexity

Energy Systems Resilience

2017-10-17T15:26:22+00:00

As economies develop they require a greater input of energy, and they become more dependent on the continuous input of that energy in order to maintain their basic structure and processes

Conventional & Alternative Agriculture

2017-07-20T15:06:51+00:00

In developed nations today there is growing demand from society for an agricultural system that is both scalable and sustainable, both able to deliver on quantity and quality. Unfortunately it would appear that we are still far from achieving this. On the one hand we have our conventional agricultural system, that has done so well in terms of sustained incre

Integrated Water Management

2017-10-17T15:34:36+00:00

Water flows through almost every part of our economies and everything we do. It connects, agriculture, health, energy, food, environment and conflict. Of all the domains to an economy it is likely to be the most resistant to a reductionist approach to management.

Environment Multimedia

2017-10-17T16:38:06+00:00

See our media center where we explore the rise of sustainability and the challenges it will present in the coming decades

The Value Of Water

2017-10-17T15:46:40+00:00

Water which can easily be seen as the most valuable resource on Earth is in many places treated as if it did not have any value at all. But the scarcity of water globally - where and when it is needed - is an increasing economic reality that will likely change the nature of the value we ascribe to water in the coming decades.