Hans Rosling

We pay tribute to Hans Rosling, the Swedish data scientist and sustainable development advocate who passed away on 7 February 2017. Even though Rosling was modest about 'his impact on knowledge', he was lauded as a data guru and 'edutainer' on the topics of population, wealth, inequality and development. It is easy to see why he became…

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PETER SENGE: Systems Thinking

Long before the sustainability debate went mainstream, Peter Senge poineered a new way of thinking about organisational sustainability. Remarkably, his theory of SYSTEMS THINKING (first published in 1990) was based on the concept that the world of business and markets are entirely interconnected, similar to the planet's ecosystems. Therefore, organisations must learn and evolve in order to…

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