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environmental entrepreneur management

Dr Sara Walton


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 than the average worker in their company.

Sam’s jointed-up thinking: The Virtues of Ignorance–what would cultures and human interactions in the world look like, if we commenced every endeavor  and conversation with the humbling assumption that human understanding is limited by an ignorance that no amount of additional information can solve?

 

 

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climate change local government

Cr Jinty MacTavish

Jinty MacTavish is a youth worker, film maker, and now a Dunedin City councilor. Jinty talks about the potential affects of climate change on Dunedin city.

Shane’s number of the week: 200,000 to 300,000 – this is the estimated number of  child soldiers in the world.

Sam’s Joined-up-thinking: Making the invisible visible: looking at the world and understanding the invisible dangers and consequences of our actions on sustainability.