It was rewarding to obtain my certification in the Sustainability Mindset Indicator (SMI) last week from www.smindicator.com pioneered by Isabel Rimanoczy & Beate Klingenberg. Looking forward to integrating this into my sustainable leadership development practice.
The latest UNEP Emissions gap report makes for disturbing reading. After 26 COP meetings the NDC voluntary framework has failed to produce the necessary emissions reduction to reduce global warming to 2.0C let alone 1.5C. The emissions gap in 2030 is now projected at 15GTCO2 for a 2 C pathway and 23GTCO2 for a 1.5C…
It’s good to see that both the International Studying Leadership conference and the European Congress of Psychology feature climate change and other existential concerns in their program. Responsible leadership requires that all leadership and psychology conferences address these concerns as a priority. Great to see Europe leading on this issue.
A useful summary of some of the research into the modification of climate change related behaviour is published here. Some key learnings are that insight alone is insufficient for change and that negative emotions related to climate doomism can lead to helplessness rather than action.
Business schools must do more to train and develop future leadership capacity to manage the wicked problems of climate change, resource depletion and the loss of biodiversity. See latest article in HBR
I am delighted to announce I will be editing the “Handbook of Climate Change Leadership in Organisations” to be published by Routledge in 2023. The purpose of the Handbook is to bring together for the first time, the collective thinking of experts in climate change leadership together with a model of how those capabilities can…
A thoughtful article on the limits of climate doomism and deep adaptation that exposes some of the fault lines in climate activism including the immediacy & magnitude of the threat, which strategies to use to raise awareness, the role of scientific expertise and the relative importance of mitigation versus adaptation