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The London Sustainable Development Commission is inviting applications for the 2012 London Leaders programme, aiming to recruit 15 London Leaders to deliver projects that demonstrate sustainability in action.
In an extract from her opening chapter for a new UN commissioned report on sustainability in higher education, Professor Daniella Tilbury addresses questions about global commitment and progress in the sector.
A new study finds that the coming generation of UK business leaders believes that sustainability must be a priority for every business, despite difficult economic conditions, reflecting their own environmental and social values.
WWF Scotland's 2010/11 Natural Change project worked with people in positions of influence in Scotland's education sector to develop leadership and social action for an ecologically sustainable future.
As this year's graduates seek jobs in a volatile world, writer and strategist Philip Monaghan asks if a new career path is suggested by the increasing demands on organisations to demonstrate resilience to changes in complex systems.
Penny Walker, an independent consultant on change and sustainability, reviews two recent books on leadership and sustainable development, which challenge readers to be "tempered radicals, positive deviants or social intrapreneurs".
Emma Gollub, Head of Communities at 2degrees, introduces a forthcoming webinar on a developing trend in business leadership in sustainability, the emergence of the Chief Sustainability Officer.
21 Oct 2010: Earthscan is running a free webinar, presented by Sara Parkin, founder of Forum for the Future’s MA in Leadership for Sustainability, and author of The Positive Deviant: Sustainability Leadership in a Perverse World.
Sara Parkin considers leadership in sustainability and explains how her recent book, The Positive Deviant, sets out the requirements for sustainability-literate leadership in business and the public sector.