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Reflections on Nagoya and the end of the Decade for ESD – 1

“What’s in a name?” My first reflections during the opening ceremonies and high level discussions (ie governments only) was, and still is, utter confusion. I was left not only wondering what ESD was and is in most people’s minds around the world, but also what people thought UNESCO was for. Let’s deal with the first…

The journey to Nagoya….

Was full of contradictions and challenges, not least that I began reading Naomi Klein’s book ‘This changes everything’ about how capitalism, and the power of the elite created by it, is the problem behind climate change. So am I going to a conference on ESD that continues to try to tweak the current conservative ideologies…

New SSA website in the process of going live!

The Sustainable Schools Alliance website is live and growing. SSA aims to provide a clear and compelling offer of support to all schools in the country, and help them to put sustainability at the heart of what they do. The evidence for the benefits of Sustainable Schools is stronger than ever. However, the government’s focus…

Corporate Responsibility: Journey to the Centre of the Business

As the nation’s leading hub for sustainability and environmental education, one of our key and ongoing missions here at SEEd is the campaign for sustainability to be reinstated in the national curriculum, ensuring it is embedded across all subjects. In their approach to corporate responsibility, an increasing number of large, multinational organisations are mirroring our…