Short video giving an overview of our environmental management paper. Ecosystems management can no longer be an ad hoc solution patched onto the side of the economy, this new context requires that it become a central part of what the economy is and does.
As we shift from a linear to a nonlinear economic model the circular economy is enabling an ocean of new value opportunities, value is shifting from forming part of a linear value chain to closing loops.
Dematerialization refers to the absolute or relative reduction in the quantity of materials required to serve economic functions in society. The UNEP defines it as such”the reduction of total materials and energy throughput
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.
Part two in our series "Age of Transition" this video explores the rise of the concept of sustainability as it has gone from the fringes to the mainstream within just a few short decades, driven by an environmental crisis on a global scale