Biography

Gord is an environmental sustainability consultant based in Matamata, New Zealand. His academic involvement has included teaching MBA students and supervising their research projects relating to sustainability issues. His own education includes a B.A in Economics from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada and an MSc (with Distinction) in Environmental Management from Imperial College London. He is currently a PhD candidate at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, where he is researching sustainability in higher education.

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“The glaciers are melting faster than the curriculum is changing.” – David Blackstein, National Council on Science and the Environment Universities and colleges have an opportunity and a responsibility to prepare all graduates for thoughtful and appropriate living in the 21st century. Graduates who go on to assume influential roles …

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From Waiheke Island, New Zealand, to the World, exporting bits, not bites: Ooooby is on a mission to make local food convenient, affordable, and fair everywhere. And, with money recently raised on the equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe, it can now set a path to do just that. Ooooby—which stands for “Out of our own …

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Business-as-usual is sure to deliver us a future that is both unsustainable and undesirable, with climate change arguably our most pressing problem. Had we begun to tackle it when first identified, incremental changes and modest actions along the way might have done it. With all the procrastinating, transformative change is now necessary. The …

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