Monthly Archives: June 2011

swashbuckling our way out of climate change

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Why I Don’t Want To Go To Bed Tonight

1.  Why I don’t want to go to bed tonight I’m too excited by new ideas and possibilities. I don’t do standing still. If I don’t keep working on this now, when will I next get the chance to? I … Continue reading

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What is ‘ethical business’? Pazza’s Rules

1. Within One Planet Living resources (carbon, water etc) 2. Within One Life Living (human effort) 3. No external waste – all externalities internalised 4. All items apply to full supply chain 5. If business expanded hugely, would that be … Continue reading

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A rousing allegory for our time?

Queen Elizabeth: And now, my loyal subjects, a grave duty confronts us all: To prepare our nation for a war that none of us wants, least of all your queen. We have tried by all means in our power to … Continue reading

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Pazza’s List: Nonifesto v1

This business won’t: 1. Be zero-sum. 2. Contribute to climate change, or be neutral. 3. Create toxic emissions. 4. Have negative social impact. 5. Encourage others to have increased negative impact (including by saying ‘buy more stuff’, even if it’s … Continue reading

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Pazza’s List: Tentative Business Model v1

Purpose: To push the ‘global snowball’ of ethical business. We promise to: DELIVER massive, quantifiable business improvement TO ethical businesses VIA our expert support, benchmarking, promotion and connection programs WITHIN a 30-day period for tangible results We define an ‘ethical … Continue reading

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Do YOU know your Thunder Lizards from your Charismatic Megafauna?

How was your day? Did you learn some new stuff at the pinnacle of your attack-strategy? Is your vocabulary-ship burning off the shoulder of Orion? Mine is. Call me weird but in my world – my post-architecture-post-partum-post-reality world – Thunder … Continue reading

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