What about CSR and the triple bottom line?

In response to yesterday’s post someone on Twitter, @dmanww, raised the very sensible issue of the triple bottom line, or as some might call it, corporate social responsibility (CSR). However, having worked in a number of organizations that took the triple bottom line and corporate social responsibility very seriously, I know that it is not pervasive within the organization in the same way as the … Continue reading What about CSR and the triple bottom line?

Blog action day 2010 – theme is water

Today is Blog Action Day 2010 and the theme is water. Many people are without access to this most basic of human needs. In Australia we need to find ways to conserve the water we so often take for granted. http://www.change.org/widgets/content/petition_scroller_js?width=500&causes=all&color=00B1FF&partner=1654-164 40 Billion Hours: African women walk over 40 billion hours each year carrying cisterns weighing up to 18 kilograms to gather water, which is … Continue reading Blog action day 2010 – theme is water

Blog action day 2009: What can one person do? #BAD09

Today is Blog Action Day 2009 & the topic is climate change. “Climate change affects us all and it threatens more than the environment. It threatens to cause famine, flooding, war, and millions of refugees. Given the urgency of the issue of climate change and the upcoming international climate negotiations in Copenhagen this December, we think the blogosphere has the unique opportunity to mobilize millions … Continue reading Blog action day 2009: What can one person do? #BAD09

Just one little change in the ecosystem

I recently experienced how easily one can disrupt a stableecosystem. And I learned the hard way how difficult it can be to re-stabilise that same ecosystem! We have two dogs and one of them likes to socialise around the neighbourhood, and to this end she will dig amazing tunnels or climb over the high fences in our back yard.  To keep her in safely we … Continue reading Just one little change in the ecosystem