I’m looking forward to attending and speaking at Global Sustainability Partnership Network (GSPN) in Manchester this week. I’ll attend both days (29 February and 1 March) and deliver a speech on “The Changemaker Mindset”. Read the synopsis here.
Forum for the Future's latest report from the Protein Challenge Southeast Asia programme focuses on agroecology in the region. What is agroecology? Why is it important for a healthy, resilient food system? Where and how do finance actors come into the picture?
Recognising the need for urgent transformative action, Forum for the Future is launching the Responsible Energy Initiative in the Philippines (REI Philippines) – a multi-year, consortium-driven programme that aims to maximise renewable energy’s potential in the country.
The Future Possibilities Index (FPI) 2024, published by Horizon Group and Newsweek Vantage, asks: "What are the economic and social possibilities of the next decade and how can countries take advantage of them?". I was part of an expert panel that contributed to the study. It measures how 70 countries are leveraging six transformational trends.
My article on ocean innovation has been published as part of “Horizon 2030”, a new report from the global ESG innovation platform Springwise, which outlines seven key drivers of sustainable change from now until the end of the decade.
I have been working with a multi-disciplinary team on diagnosing the aquaculture system, as part of a course called Basecamp by the School for Systems Change (a sister organisation of Forum for the Future). This infographic summarises some of our findings.
I am looking forward to speaking about what a just and regenerative aquaculture system could look like at Sustainable Foods London next week. Sustainable Foods London focuses on tackling the key sustainability challenges that are affecting the Food and Drink Industry. The 3rd edition of Sustainable Foods London takes place on November 6th-7th 2023.
I had the pleasure to moderate an engaging session on the role of the CSO at Economist Impact’s Sustainability Week: Countdown to COP28 in London. My summary blog on the session has just been published.
I moderated two sessions at the Blue Earth Summit in Bristol. The first one was an interview with Fiona Morgan, chief purpose officer at SailGP. Another session looked at wildlife conservation, with James Honeyborne, creative director at Freeborne Media and Sarah Richdon, a zoologist at Bristol Zoological Society.
I am looking forward to moderating three sessions at Economist Impact's 3rd annual Sustainability Week: Countdown to COP28 next week. They include sessions on the role of the CSO, manufacturing net zero and decarbonising hard-to-abate sectors.
Last week I was in Victoria, BC, Canada to attend Destination Canada’s Innovate Canada Oceans event. Great meetings with ocean innovators and leaders from Canada and beyond.
It was great to participate in the first Forum for the Ocean in Cancun, Mexico, as part of the 11th Festival of the Oceans of the Mexican Caribbean. I was a keynote speaker on the theme of “Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity”. Read about my experience and presentation and watch the full video here.
Forum for the Future’s flagship report has been published. In this report, we’re asking: as the ‘polycrisis’ intensifies, where should businesses focus? How can they ensure short-term needs don’t compromise long-term transformation?
I am a judge at this year’s Electric Vehicle Innovation & Excellence Awards (EVIEs). There are still a few days left (deadline: this Friday August 18th) to enter and be considered as one of the most influential organisations (or people) in the EV sector for 2023.
My essay on “Accelerating the SDGs through Investments in Marine Natural Capital” has been published as part of the official T20 compendium for India’s G20 presidency. The essay explores how investing in each of four marine ecosystems (coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass and seaweed) could accelerate the SDGs and harness the blue economy’s full potential.
Impact seems to be a buzzword within corporate sustainability these days. But what does impact really mean, and how can business leaders make sense of it? My blog post for BusinessGreen aims to demystify the word. In it, I share five key ingredients for lasting impact.