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Resilience on Radio

Vicki Buck on getting stuff done.   And laughing a lot.

It seems to me that it’s self-evident that if you live on a planet that you don’t stuff it up. That you’re here for a relatively short period of time and what you do can make a difference. And if you don’t do […]

 

I’m only interested in things that drive structural change – that’s what motivates me. Nick Gerristen describes himself as a “catalyst and social entrepreneur”.  He is a lawyer with a significant portfolio in green-technology: www.crispstart.com www.aquaflowgroup.com  – Biofuels www.carbonscape.com – charcoal www.celsias.com/ and www.celsias.co.nz/  – climate change website www.ponoko.com/ – digital fabrication www.loomio.org/ […]

After experience in business creating and running an organic mushroom farm, Bart Acres undertook an Masters in Planning to explore local sustainable food systems. Concerned with how a city can feed ourselves with nutritious food he established Otepoti Urban Organics – a local collective that aims for a healthy city. Now Bart aims to […]

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Joe Davy and Martin Hyslop are first year students in Information Technology at Otago Polytechnic. They tell us how they are taking control of their own learning – with a sustainable twist. Martin’s references: Griffiths, M. (2010). Internet abuse and internet addiction in the workplace. Journal of Workplace   Learning, 22(7), 463-472. doi:10.1108/13665621011071127 Griffiths, […]

Dr Sara Walton from University of Otago (link).  Sara’s  research includes analysing triple bottom line (TBL) company reports and constructions of sustainability, examining ecopreneurial businesses in New Zealand, and business responses to climate change and natural resource based conflicts. Shane’s number of the week: 319 to 1. On average, a CEO earns 319 times more […]