Environmental policy principles are the basis on which effective strategic change is achieved. It is important to understand them as their implementation is achieved through policy instruments such as law and economic instruments (such as environmental taxes) that environmental … [Read more...] about Environmental Policy Principles
Well that was some year! For one reason (here’s looking at you pandemic) and another I think most of us will be glad to see the back of 2020, and look forward to a much better year in 2021 – it won’t take much! Anyway, this time of year is always a good time to contemplate what … [Read more...] about Out with old in with new – five new year’s resolutions for environmental practitioners
Over the years an environmental topic I have become more and more interested in is that of design for the environment, sometimes known as ‘cleaner design’. It has most definitely dawned on me that product designers play a key part in the battle to increase the environmental … [Read more...] about The Importance of Good Design to Reduce Environmental Impact
What is a Circular Economy? A circular economy involves keeping resources in use as long as possible and gaining the maximum value out of resources whilst they are in use. When a product reaches the end of its life then the maximum value from resources that form the … [Read more...] about What is a Circular Economy?
When I’m running face-to-face training courses one of the areas that students sometimes struggle with is the social aspect of sustainable development. Generally the courses I deliver are based around environmental management and delegates usually grasp this side of … [Read more...] about Social Sustainability for Environmental Practitioners