The Sustainability Agenda

The Sustainability Agenda explores today’s biggest sustainability questions with leading sustainability thinkers.

These experts discuss their views on the biggest sustainability challenges, share the latest thinking, identify what’s working –and what needs to change — and think about the future of sustainability.


All Episodes

Episode 148: Interview with Professor Ann Pettifor on finance and climate and stranded assets

Wide ranging interview with Professor Ann Pettifor on the impact of an unstable financial system on the prospects of dealing with the climate crisis, the power of the private finance, the risk of stranded assets, and the necessity of moving to low carbon

Episode 147: Professor Ruth DeFries on lessons from the natural world on how to deal with environmental crises.

Deep dive with Professor Ruth DeFries on her recent book What would Nature Do exploring how strategies from the natural world can help humanity weather many of the environmental crises we are now facing.

Episode 146: Interview with Mark Campanale, Founder of the Carbon Tracker Initiative

A deep dive on stranded assets with Mark Campanale, Founder of the Carbon Tracker Initiative –and a look at the Fossil fuel Non Proliferation Treaty.

Episode 144: Interview with Kenyan conservationist Dr Mordecai Ogada on conservation trends in Kenya.

Hard-hitting interview with outspoken Kenyan ecologist and conservation writer Dr Mordecai Ogado on conservation trends in Kenya.

Episode 143 Interview with pioneering American political activist, urban theorist and Marxist environmentalist Mike Davis

A wide-ranging and hard-hitting interview with pioneering American writer, activist, and Marxist environmentalist Mike Davis about the existential environmental and nuclear dangers we are facing –and the prevailing ideology that finance capitalism can sa

Episode 142: Sir Ronald Cohen, “the father of social investment,” discusses his new book, Impact, Reshaping capitalism to drive real change.

Sir Ronald Cohen, “the father of social investment,” discusses his new book, Impact, Reshaping capitalism to drive real change, and shares his vision of a world where investors can measure companies impact and “help change the behaviour of companies so t