Prof Wayne Visser

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Mr @BarackObama, I was 13 when you promised $100B #ClimateFinance. The US has broken that promise, it will cost lives in Africa. Earth's richest country does not contribute enough to life-saving funds. You want to meet #COP26 youth. We want action. Obama & @POTUS #ShowUsTheMoney
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#CarbonLaw For #COP26 to succeed, it needs to embrace the #Carbon #Law for #climate change - carbon #emissions have to #halve each decade to keep global warming within 1.5 degrees. Yet emissions are still rising in 2021. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
In this week's episode of my #Purpose #Inspired #podcast, we continue to explore the process of unlocking #change through #technological #innovation, notably in #metals & #mining Listen or catch up on previous episodes at waynevisser.buzzsprout.com. Also on #iTunes #Spotify #Google
Good afternoon @RSPCA_official as a VP can I call upon you to urgently investigate and definitively prosecute this appalling abuse - thus upholding our standards of animal welfare protection . Thank you . RT
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RENAISSANCE by Wayne Visser A single seed, on fertile ground That’s how it all got started A single seed, nothing profound No heroes crowned or martyred The revolution will not come From barren speeches made on high ... Read the full #poem: lnkd.in/dUvNHMVR
#Litigation If companies or governments won’t go far enough, fast enough on #climate #action, perhaps it’s time to use the #law against them. We should never expect those who benefit from the status quo to take a lead in changing it. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
Enjoy this week's #Purpose #Inspired newsletter, which features #puzzles (picture), #words (post), short-termism (#quote), #tears and #flowers (#podcast), the valley of #doubt (#poem), making a difference (#book) and #responsibility (thought). linkedin.com/pulse/purpose-…
#Activists. As #COP26 in #Glasgow and the world braces itself for two days of #climate #protests, we need to celebrate and support #social and #environmental #activist #movements. #Women are often at the forefront. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
#Finance. $130 trillion of #climate finance is the amount of private #capital committed by 450 #financial companies from 45 countries, under the umbrella of the #Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (#GFANZ). Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
#COP26 demonstrates the dangerous threshold we are at between global #systems #collapse and #regeneration. My new book, #THRIVING, shows how we can go from problems of #breakdown to #breakthrough solutions. Pre-order at: amazon.com/Thriving-Break…
To all who celebrate the Festival of Lights, I wish you a happy and meaning-filled Diwali
Here is this week's episode of my #Purpose #Inspired #podcast. We continue to explore the process of unlocking #change through #technological #innovation, notably in #chemicals Listen or catch up on previous episodes at waynevisser.buzzsprout.com. Also on #iTunes #Spotify #Google
The #Glasgow #Breakthrough Agenda are 2030 global goals to make #clean technologies & sustainable solutions the most affordable, accessible & attractive option in key emitting sectors – #power, road #transport, #steel, #hydrogen & #agriculture. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
#India. Indian Prime Minister #Modi says India will only reach #netzero by #2070, twenty years later than the #Paris #Climate Agreement goal. I disagree. Read why: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
#Words. At #COP26, we will be inundated by a tsunami of words, as more than 120 world leaders put forward their plans and promises on #climate action. They are not just #blablabla Words matter. Words amplify the #urgency to act. #wordsmatter. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
‘From Scotland to the World’ 👋🏽🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Good Morning PM Morrison, from#COP26ow #COP26 The PM will be greeted in Glasgow by a full-page ad in Scotland’s oldest paper The Sunday Post, featuring a photo of him in parliament with a lump of coal: “Don't let Australia wreck GlVLmDm7i5pE
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This is a moment to dream big, to rethink our priorities – what we value, what we want, what we seek – and re-plan our future, committing to act in our daily life on what we have dreamed of. The time to act, and to act together, is now! #COP26
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“As citizens across the planet, we urge you to face up to the climate emergency. Not next year. Not next month. Now” Join me and activists all over the world and demand leaders to face the climate crisis at #COP26 So far more than 650k people have signed! secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/cl…
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📣 NEWS: Today#G200 leaders met and agreed action this decade towards keeping 1.5 in reach. 🔹 The first Net Zero G20 🔹 An end to funding coal projects overseas 🔹 Scaling up support for clean pow#TogetherForOurPlanetaUNty
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#Trillion. #Tesla has become the latest company – and arguably the first company with a core #sustainability mission – to be valued at over $1 trillion, following an order of 100,000 Model 3 #EVs by #Hertz. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
THE URGENCY OF NOW by Wayne VIsser This day, this year, this life Let me live In the exquisite urgency of Now Grant me the strength to let go Of the past For the past is a ghostly shroud That can haunt my nights And cloud my days .. Read the full #poem: waynevisser.com/poetry/the-urg…
#Thriving named by @nexxworks as one of "The 11 best business books about building a better future from the past year (or so)" nexxworks.com/blog/the-11-be…
#COP26. From a #systemsthinking perspective, the #COP process has all the hallmarks of the scientific principles of #thriving. This is #systemschange in action, a virtuous cycle of #positive reinforcing actions, nearing a #tippingpoint. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
Thank you, Wayne @WayneVisser for listening to this call for action! Supporting the implementation of the SDG #6 (Clean Water) and #kids . Your contribution, Our children 🇿🇦 🇳🇱 🥰 �givebutter.com/holdinghands?scfu253@givebuttervtwitter.com/CSR4Developmen…xSXZjD3R
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98 pages into @WayneVisser latest book and it may be his best yet. Intelligent reasoning and poetic. #esg #csr #Sustainability
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Will you join @GretaThunberg and others in demanding bolder and more urgent action on #climate #change? Sign the call! secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/no…
Enjoy this week's #Purpose #Inspired newsletter, which features #autumn #leaves (picture), #journeys (post), #mythology (#quote), #glocality (#podcast), to #lead (#poem), purpose inspired vol 3 (#book) and #radicals (thought). linkedin.com/pulse/purpose-…
Here is this week's episode of my #Purpose #Inspired #podcast. In this episode, we start to explore the process of unlocking #change through #technological #innovation. Listen or catch up on previous episodes at waynevisser.buzzsprout.com. Also on #iTunes #Spotify #Google
#Overview. The Overview Effect is the profound shift in #consciousness when astronauts see the #Earth from #space. After Jeff #Bezos space flight, he confirmed $1 billion of his Bezos Earth Fund will go towards #conservations projects. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
In his Foreword to my new book, "Thriving" @volansjohn John Elkington says: “It is time for us all to step up— or get out of the way. Wayne has stepped up in THRIVING - and invites us all to do likewise.” Thanks John! #greenswans #thriving #regeneration amazon.com/Thriving-Break…
#Bitcoin. #Cryptocurrencies are here to stay, but until they address their astronomical #ecological #footprint, they don’t deserve our support. Bitcoin consumes more #energy than the whole of the #Netherlands, & as much as all the data centres. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
Enjoy this week's #Purpose #Inspired newsletter, which features #seabirds (picture), #greenium (post), #urgency (#quote), beyond #growth (#podcast), acting now (#poem), Landmarks for #Sustainability (#book) and #books (thought). linkedin.com/pulse/purpose-…
We have a limited number of places still available on our online #Sustainable #SupplyChains & #CircularEconomy course at Antwerp Management School, which runs in November. Here is more information and instructions for registration: antwerpmanagementschool.be/en/program/sus…
#Burnout. According to a June 2021 #Gallup poll, 74% of #employees experience burnout on the job at least sometimes. So how can we avoid burnout? Gallup’s director of workplace management finds three clues among “burnout free” employees. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
#THRIVING: The Breakthrough Movement to #Regenerate #Nature, #Society and the #Economy. Published by Fast Company Press on 1 February 2022. “An #innovation agenda for turning our biggest global societal challenges into opportunities to thrive” Pre-order: amazon.com/Thriving-Break…
#Grasslands Tropical #rainforests get all the glory – and to be fair, they are fabulous – but spare a thought for humble grasslands. #Environmental groups are calling for the creation of a Grasslands Conservation Act. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
#Children. We say we care for our children, but our actions betray us. In a survey for #Avaaz of 10,000 youth from 10 countries around 60% are very or extremely worried about #climate change and believe that governments are not protecting them. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
#Lobbyists. In the #UK, an investigation by the #environmental group DeSmog found that #British ministers met with #fossilfuel companies nine times more than with #cleanenergy companies over the past two years or so. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
WORDSPELL by Wayne Visser Turning over the leaf, You peer underneath, Perhaps in search of a clue As to why, on this day, And why, in this way, I’m writing a letter to you. ... Read the full #poem: waynevisser.com/poetry/wordspe… | More #inspirational #poems: waynevisser.com/inspirational-…
Enjoy this week's #Purpose #Inspired newsletter, which features #reflection (picture), #bees (post), #sunnier (#quote), #values (#podcast), it matters (#poem), I am an #African (#book) and #friendship (reflection). linkedin.com/pulse/purpose-…
Corporations will lead the #sustainable #transformation by leveraging #agility, #adaptability and #innovation capabilities ... see my interview with Remotefulness remotefulness.com/businesses-hav…
#Coal. The collapse of the coal industry is already happening. A report by E3G, Global Energy Monitor and Ember has found that more than three-quarters of the world’s planned plants have been scrapped since the 2015 #Paris #Climate Agreement. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
#Printers #Wind #turbines are rapidly changing the economics of #renewable #energy production, but we need to make the production of the turbines more #sustainable. One way is to #3Dprint the component parts close to where they will be used. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
WHAT LIES BENEATH by Wayne Visser You see me – and seeing, you think that you know me. But you do not know me, any more than you know the mysteries of a galaxy from seeing its image projected on a screen. ... Read the full #poem: waynevisser.com/poetry/what-li…
Enjoyed the #SDG Spankracht (Strong Together) Day hosted by the Province of #Antwerp as part of the Antwerp Partnership for #Sustainability, where I facilitated a workshop on the #circulareconomy. See more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis… @LarsMoratis
This week at Antwerp Management School we had "deep dives" on #electronic and #food #waste and #healthy #work as part of our #Sustainable #Transformation Groups. For more information see: sustainabletransformationgroups.com @AntwMgtSchool
Here is this week's episode of my #Purpose #Inspired #podcast. - Overcoming the Barriers to #Sustainable Change - Seven Ways to Test if Your #Leader is Fit for the #Future Listen or catch up on previous episodes at waynevisser.buzzsprout.com. Also on #iTunes #Spotify #Google
#Darkness. We are familiar with #nature reserves for #wildlife and #marine reserves in the #ocean, but have you ever heard of a #dark #sky #reserve? These are increasingly rare areas that are protected from #light #pollution. Read more: linkedin.com/posts/waynevis…
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