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Can learning networks move us to a greener sustainable future?

Jul 21 11

Can learning networks move us to a greener sustainable future?

The global challenge of climate change calls for innovation in the way we live, the way we do business and in the way we solve tough challenges both environmentally and socially.

In the last few months there has been a growing awareness of this in a number of sectors, with more conversations on how we engage with each other to create an environment where ideas can become innovation. One of these, forms part of the South African government’s...

Learning to do Social and Ecological Restoration in the Baviaanskloof Mega-Reserve in South Africa

Nov 17 09

Learning to do Social and Ecological Restoration in the Baviaanskloof Mega-Reserve in South Africa

In a remote wilderness area in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, a very interesting initiative is taking place. A group of diverse stakeholders are working together to restore this area to what is termed a ‘living landscape’*. A ‘living landscape’ has a variety of healthy eco-systems and land-uses and is home to ecological, agricultural and social systems which are managed so that they function sustainably. This ensures that natural and cultural resources are available for future generations.

"Never Eat Alone" - a book review

Jun 7 09



“Life is about work, work is about life, and both are about people”

Reading the book “Never Eat Alone” by Keith Ferazzi, I was inspired by the spirit of generosity it advocates. I found it a useful reminder of things I knew to be true already, and also a very practical guide to building authentic relationships in business. So, a short review of the book is my way of sharing it...