Autumn Leaves

Summer is over, annual leave has ended, Autumn is upon us, and it’s back to work. Despite the summer break it is all too easy to settle back into the same old routine and roll downhill to Christmas. All those dreams and ambitions of the summer, the wistful feelings of another way of living, all […]

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Brexit lessons in change management

Irrespective of which side we took in the referendum, it has provided valuable lessons in anticipating, planning and managing change which, after all, is our business at Change Agency. Remarkably, the political and economic lessons from this exercise in democracy resonate with the evidence we have gathered in helping companies and non-profit organisations to manage […]

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Compromising at Work

There are few aspects of life that don’t involve making compromises. Every part of our existence involves curtailing individual freedom or postponing desires in order to co-exist with others. We happily obey rules that limit our personal liberty, such as driving on the left or paying taxes, in order to benefit from the security that […]

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Loneliness of MSI leadership

The executive leadership of even the most successful multi-stakeholder initiatives (MSIs) is often a lonely and unrewarding task. Over the past two decades, we have seen impressive growth in the number and reach of MSIs which formalise and encourage the design, development and implementation of systems to transform production methods and supply chains for the benefit […]

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Sustainability Stories as a Three Act Play
Simon Cooper | 5 June 2018

A beginning, a middle and an end Communicating sustainability issues is something every sustainability initiative cares about, but how often do our messages fall on deaf ears? Every so often something really cuts through into the public consciousness, most recently the problem of plastic waste in our oceans and the deadly effects of this on […]

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