The Golden Ratio & Environmental Sustainability

Posted by on Aug 9, 2014 in Sustainability | No Comments

There are certain rules of thumb in nature that can inform our own understanding of sustainability and environmental impact.  One of the most notable is the Golden Ratio.  The Golden Ratio speaks to a common scaling factor of approximately 1.61 for both the physical form and resource flows in our natural world. The Golden Ratio […]

How Market Power has Boosted Sustainability

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Sustainability | No Comments

Being a large corporation can have its advantages and disadvantages when faced with the world’s environmental challenges. Historical criticisms have been that large corporations are a step removed from the local and therefore tend to be buffered from local environmental, social and economic challenges.   The tides are changing, however. Technological improvements have played a role […]