Category Archives: Leadership

What qualities do future leaders need to meet the challenges of the 21st century?

Members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Future Leaders team respond to the video below and tell us what they think makes a 21st century leader…” (Source The Guardian Sustainable Business Blog)

A few wise words, loads and loads of empty platitudes and nobody mentioning "the capacity to accept limits" as the number one feature of the required transition leadership. When even the WBCSD does not get it, how bleak is the future?

A small step forward for Earth – is it really? Small thinking will not help

In an election year, any progress on environmental regulation is cause for celebration. So when the Obama administration on Tuesday released its long-delayed proposal to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, there was reason for anyone concerned about public health or the looming climate menace to cheer — even though it won’t shut down a single existing coal-fired plant.” (Source: LA Times)

A small step maybe for Obama but with little relief for the planet. History will judge political leaders who lack the courage to free themselves from the shackles of "political realism".

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