Category: Business

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What’s Wrong with Bitcoin?

A Heavy Environmental Toll Both a technological innovation and an environmental burden, the emergence of crypto-currencies has come to exact a heavy price on energy consumption. Seen as an alternative form of monetary designation,...

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What is The Circular Economy?

Taking The Non-Linear Approach The circular economy, much like Mad Max‘s Bartertown, represents a model by which waste is not viewed as waste, but rather a source of power or material for something else....

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Are Divestments Working?

What We’re Dealing With Divestment is “the act of selling off a business/es, or of no longer investing money in something,” (Cambridge Dictionary). Basically pulling your money from organizations that you no longer believe to be...

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The Lowdown on Sustainability Reporting

The Toronto Sustainability Reporting Symposium Last week I attended a conference on sustainability reporting. It was held in Toronto’s swanky financial district (this is where the TV show Suits is filmed btw – yours truly got...

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The Corporate Paradox

Film Recommendation The Corporation (2003) Understanding its Purpose A powerful documentary about the role of corporations in modern society. Although a few years old already (as reflected in the graphics), the content is nonetheless very...