· Managing resources: such that our
quality of life can be shared by future generations
· Sustainable investing: in companies
that seek to combat climate change, environmental destruction, while promoting
· A three-pillar conception of (social, economic
Defined for the law of sustainability
ways of using the term sustainability Goerner, Ulanowicz and Lietaer distilled
down to this precise definition: “Sustainability is a network‘s capacity to
sustain flow of energy, matter and information”
A new frame of mind
definition is a major breakthrough, a new frame of mind. It applies to all
kinds of systems – forests, resources, investment, monetary systems, and it
identifies one single indicator of performance: flow.
system enjoys unconstrained flow of energy, matter and information. Out of
balance it will not be sustainable. Just that.
Example: Sustainability of a country health care system
health care system is sustainable if it can cope with each case of a Corona
patient, rapidly and effectively. If however this flow is hindered or
constrained it is not sustainable.