I am happy to announce that, after nearly two years of collaboration and the successful completion of KUMA, I will be joining Kriminalvården on a permanent basis. All of the socioeconomic, and most of environmental impacts, are driven by human behavior. Our ability to remedy the negative and reinforce the positive impacts begins by evaluating … Sigue leyendo Bättre ut!
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Sin empresas familiares sostenibles no habrá transición a la economía verde
El titular de este post es el mensaje central que impregna este libro, pensado tanto para las familias empresarias, como los profesionales que ayudan su continuidad. La Empresa Familiar Sostenible es una guía práctica que les ayudará afrontar, con motivación y rigor, los retos plasmados en los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible. A continuación viene un … Sigue leyendo Sin empresas familiares sostenibles no habrá transición a la economía verde
Champions of the Triple Win
Receive pleasure. Avoid pain. If it was only for biology, these two mechanisms could be enough to define the thresholds of human behavior. But where does the masochism fold under? Is it pleasure, or is it pain? Where does this behavior fit into? What about anhedonia? Where does this inability to feel pleasure and a … Sigue leyendo Champions of the Triple Win
Sembrar valores de la economía decarbonizada
El Día Internacional de la Empresa Familiar nació con el propósito de concienciar sobre la importancia que tiene la empresa familiar como la vértebra socio-económica de cualquier país. La iniciativa surgió en México, hace una década y desde entonces se lleva conmemorando en muchos países. La idea surgió mientras trabajaba en Fundación Heres. Un día … Sigue leyendo Sembrar valores de la economía decarbonizada
It will get better!
When approaching the electricity price analysis and projections there are several key factors to keep in mind. The main factors that influence the price of electricity to be considered are fuels, power plant costs, transmission, distribution system, weather conditions, and regulations. These are the main factors driving the electricity markets dominated by fossil fuels. But … Sigue leyendo It will get better!
Let’s stop the third attempt!
If, as described by Kurt Vonnegut, the Second World War was “Western Civilization's second unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide," anthropogenic climate change would be the third one. On the other hand, it is a step up because what we are witnessing today is how Business as Usual is making this Western Civilization’s third attempt global. … Sigue leyendo Let’s stop the third attempt!
Fixers, left behind
My life experiences led me to different professions. However, working as a fixer was probably the most intense one. It was an incredible source of learning and growth. During two years in Kosovo (1999-2001), I worked with many different war correspondents and media. Despite the danger and differences in our views, I was never left … Sigue leyendo Fixers, left behind
Renewable energy is a value, not a cost miracle
In his latest post ‘Who created the renewable-energy miracle?’, Paul Krugman writes that “there’s a really good case to be made that (US) government support for renewable energy created a cost miracle that might not have happened otherwise — and this cost miracle may be the key to saving us from utter climate catastrophe.” Although … Sigue leyendo Renewable energy is a value, not a cost miracle
The Afghan ‘curse of plenty’, is global
“We are at risk of the curse of plenty, [the] curse of resources." The circumstances have played along whether this was Ashraf Ghani, the already ex-president of Afghanistan and a former World Bank economist, stating a self-fulfilling prophecy or presenting a rational socio-economic analysis. However, the ‘curse’ has not manifested itself in the form of … Sigue leyendo The Afghan ‘curse of plenty’, is global
Chance and change go hand in hand
“Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence," states Henry Kissinger in this interesting article. Inspired by the announcement of the computer program that would soon challenge international champions in the game Go, the former US secretary of state reflects on the challenges humanity faces amid the speed development of … Sigue leyendo Chance and change go hand in hand