Jonathon Porritt

"All Bets Are Off for Brazil's Future", Says Porritt

Green Futures | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Green Futures

Social unrest and greater scrutiny of former President Lula's legacy mean all bets are off as far as the future of Brazil in concerned, says Jonathon Porritt, Founder-Director of Forum for the Future.

Jonathon Porritt: We Talk Green, but We Buy Brown

Green Futures | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Politics
Green Futures

So where does the consumer fit in when it comes to analysing the potential for change? For a start, we've pretty much given up on our politicians doing anything substantial about today's converging sustainability crises. It seems they'll only act when they're 'given permission' to act by others: by the private sector, for instance, or, occasionally, by voters.

Capitalism 2.0: Is There a Better Way?

Michael Townsend | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK
Michael Townsend

"Do not be mistaken. There are many thousands of business leaders and investors at all scales who want to align their actions and their decisions with...

Jonathon Porritt: Lessons in Finance With Isaac Newton

Green Futures | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK
Green Futures

By any standards, Isaac Newton was a smart cookie. But he wasn't smart enough to avoid getting caught up in the South Sea Bubble in the 18th Century.

Why Green Government Isn't Dead

Jonathon Porritt | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Politics
Jonathon Porritt

Despite the gloomy failures of Rio+20 and David Cameron's empty 'greenest government ever' promise, it's good that some parts of the UK can still come up with an enlightened approach. At the moment, it's Wales that provides a bright light in these gloomy times.