IDDS Sisaket Thailand – Creating a Food and Agriculture Innovation Hub in Rural Thailand

A few of my colleagues who also run Designing for Social Innovation and Leadership Global (DSIL Global) are running a design summit and setting up a center for innovation that…

Bringing it all together

I started a project a handful of years ago (the Wicked Problems Collaborative) that felt like a big departure from the writing I had been doing up to that point,…

Waste & Recycling in Singapore

I’m headed to a zero waste event with the Singapore’s National Environment Agency and the Singapore Hotel Association next week. In doing some homework for the event, I found a…

The SDGs turn 1 (Do you know what they are?)

SDGs

The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) turn 1 year old this weekend. Before the SDGs, there were the MDGs (Millennium Development Goals), a UN program that’s widely held to have come up…

It’s Time to Re-frame Corporate Sustainability

My first big CSR/sustainability event was the 2010 Net Impact Conference held at the University of Michigan’s Ross Business School. I had been invited there to speak on a panel…

Waste is not a thing that’s made, but a thing that’s done

I was fortunate enough to participate in the UN ESCAP’sAsia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development this week. The forum included a number of informative sessions in which representatives affirmed their countries’…