Green Recovery

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Just been alerted to Green Recovery, another debunking of assertions that it is too costly to tackle environmental damage [notably carbon emissions]. This follows a session I saw from  John Sterman of MIT and the Sustainability Institute, which reported McKinsey data showing 10 giga-tons per year [!!] of CO2 abatement potential that is financially profitable to undertake right now. John went on to describe the huge economic dividend to be had by tackling carbon emissions – will feature more on this in ...

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Strategy and sustainability

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Had a couple of interesting contacts on this last week. Seems senior executives in general certainly ‘want to do what’s right’, but face two difficulties. First, it’s not as obvious as it seems to know what the right thing is to do [think of the debates about exploiting cheap labour vs. destitution and poverty]. Secondly, it’s hard for CEOs to make the business case for doing things that seem to be just costly. We can help on both issues.

First, my ...

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