Author Archives: Ana Marques

About Ana Marques

Woman, scientist, consultant. But above all, a common human being, willing to help, share, transform!

Sustainability and news!

After some years I’m back! A lot of things happened in my life during this time… I’m not the same anymore, sustainability is also not the same anymore (or it is?). I recorded a video to share what I have … Continue reading

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Love & Sustainability

Hello! Let’s talk about love and sustainability! Wow, seems so different ideas, but they are much more connected than we might imagine 🙂 According to several ancient cultures, ignorance is a major cause of suffering. However, it’s not the ignorance … Continue reading

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Conscious Leadership for Sustainability – Presentation in Oslo

I have had the joy and honor of being invited by the city of Oslo to present my research on the same Venue of Nobel Peace Prize!  Photo 1 – Audience of my presentation in Oslo Following is a summary … Continue reading

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Trust, Self-development and Sustainability

The world is facing complex sustainability challenges, manifested in many interdependent crises, including climate change, deforestation and desertification, hunger and poverty, lack of drinking water, public health issues, political conflicts, institutional failure, loss of biodiversity, among others. All these crises … Continue reading

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Trust and Common Resources Conservation

Elinor Ostrom, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Economic Science, studied cases around the world in which communities successfully regulated common resources (like forests or fisheries) use through cooperation. The research overturned the conventional wisdom about the … Continue reading

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World´s end X Sustainability

Much has been said about the end of world in 2012 … I sincerely hope this be true … Now you must be wondering…how a person who intends to write about “sustainability” wants the word´s end? Calm down, I’ll explain … Continue reading

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Constructive Developmental Theory

Hello! We will see one very interesting theory about consciousness development. This is one of the theories that I will use in my PhD research for the development of conscious leadership for sustainability. Researchers in the past thought that just … Continue reading

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