Tag Archive for 'Forum for the future'

Leeds Metropolitan University launching Sustainability Institute

March 7th, 2012 by Leeds Metropolitan University

Leeds Metropolitan University is launching a centre that will promote environmental improvements and undertake research into reducing the impact of the built environment. The Leeds Sustainability Institute will tackle the challenges of creating more sustainable places, communities and economies to enable society and its infrastructure to become sustainable. Jonathon Porritt, the former Director of Friends […]

Friends of the Earth report states that UK coalition government is failing to deliver its key environmental pledges

May 7th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

The likelihood of the coalition Government living up to its ‘greenest Government ever’ pledge is “vanishingly remote” without a huge improvement in its performance, former Sustainable Development Commission chairman Jonathon Porritt warns in a Friends of the Earth-commissioned report. Following the scrapping of the Sustainable Development Commission earlier this year there is now no formal […]

Sara Parkin discusses the meaning of sustainable development and its importance in making our communities more resilient

March 19th, 2011 by Sara Parkin OBE

This is an edited transcript of Sara Parkin‘s introduction to the SDUK conference held at the QE II Conference Centre in Westminster on 17 March 2011. Sara Parkin OBE is Founding Director of Forum for the Future. Her latest book is ‘The Positive Deviant: Leadership for Sustainability in a Perverse World‘ published by Earthscan. —— […]

A directory of some organisations that provide emailed newsletters on sustainability topics

February 8th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Most of the organisations listed are based in the UK with a few from continental Europe and the USA. Click on the name of the organisation to go to their website. This list is work in progress.  Please provide names of other organisations that provide emailed newsletters on sustainability in the ‘Comments’ section so that […]

Sara Parkin, Founder Director, with Jonathan Porritt, of Forum for the Future presents a live interactive webinar on Sustainability Literate Leadership on 21 October 2010

October 19th, 2010 by Events

Earthscan is holding a live interactive 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. Learn how doing the right thing for sustainability – wherever you are, whatever the odds – can inspire and enable others […]