Category Archives: Sustainability Concepts

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 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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Message of Hope

Hello! A new year begins and with it the hope of a better life, world… But, how to keep this hope despite of the growing global problems? Isn´t a naïve hope due to the world chaos? Hum, let’s see what … Continue reading

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Theory U – Part 2

Hello! Let´s continue with the Theory U! As we saw in the last post, “Presencing,” a blend of the words “presence” and “sensing,” refers to the ability to sense and bring into the present one’s highest future potential—as an individual … Continue reading

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Theory of Living Systems – Part 2

Hello! Today we will see how the basic principles of ecosystems organization can be used to build sustainable human communities. Thus, taking into account the experience of over three billion years of evolution of Earth’s ecosystems, following are their principles … Continue reading

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Theory of Living Systems

Hello! Do you remember ever having seen before the following expression? “The whole is more than the sum of its parts.” Well, this is the basic notion of systems theory, which is currently opposing the mechanistic paradigm for the ecological … Continue reading

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