Green Consumerism- Millennials and the New Framework for Wellbeing

Despite the fact that a growing demand for products associated with ‘green’ development has been noted, improved production and green consumerism do not necessarily put a stop to the destruction of biodiversity and forests. What I will argue in this blog is the fact that consumers in emerging and developed countries should avoid excessive and…

Intro: Starting the adventure

Hi everybody! My name is Aleksandra, I am a second-year Business Studies student at Lancaster University and I am proud to be a part of the WBCSD Team in Mexico 2017. Growing up in a countryside in the south-west of Poland, I’ve always seen nature as a part of my identity, and the idea of…

The miracle of existence – lets continue existing!

What is 4.5 billion years old, weighs 5.972*10^24 kg, is made up of a (roughly) estimated 1.3*10^50 atoms and has mothered an incalculable number of species over its ancient lifespan? The answer, of course, could only the blue sphere we call Planet Earth. I learnt about these fascinating facts and more in my summer reading,…

Intro: Do We Have Time?

Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. The clock is ticking and time is running out. Our planet is deficient of its resources. It is shocking how we – the human race, the inhabitants of this planet, the people who are supposed to nurture it, are the reason for the eradication of the Earth’s natural resources. But what…

Intro: We need a change!

Hello Everyone! For centuries people haven’t cared about ecological factors on the earth. Their main goals in life were money and power. To be honest, even now we can’t say that we observe a big difference. It has to be noted that there is a really big group of people who are trying to think…

Let’s Talk Green

Hello everyone,   My name is Medeea Fercu and I am a second year international student, currently working towards achieving a BSc in Management and Human Resources at Lancaster University. I have always been passionate about sustainability and environmental issues and I have animated these interests by volunteering. Throughout the years, I have been involved…

Intro: Sustainability and Financialization

My name is Davide Baino, I am an Italian student and I am starting my  third year BBA European Management  at Lancaster University. Thanks to an unstoppable growth of my personal interest I got the opportunity to represent, as an ambassador, my university at WBCSD Boot Camp in Mexico City, October 2017. I have always been…

Introduction: Off to Montreux!

Hello, hello, hello! My name is Stanley Li, and I am a student, a history lover, and the elusive 10th member of the Lancaster University group that is attending the 2017 World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Montreux. I am a second year student working towards obtaining a degree in Management and Information Technology….

The Intersection of Finance and Sustainability

Hi everyone! My name is Dan Jaeck and I am a fourth year International Business and Finance student studying at Lancaster as part of an expatriate year from the US. I also have completed coursework in International Affairs and Political Science, concentrating in developing nations. I grew up in the Midwest of the United States surrounded…

Intro: A traveller in search of a sustainable, impactful future

Hello everybody! I am Pietro, a final year Italian management student at Lancaster University. This is me, with a heart-shaped potato. With a study abroad experience in Montreal and a placement year at IBM in my back pocket, I’m edging ever closer to the final stages of my student career, before taking the big step…

Introduction: My interest in a sustainable lifestyle

Hi everybody! I just wanted to start this first blog by expressing that I am unbelievably excited to have been chosen for this trip, and to be joining such an amazing group of students and staff to the 2017 World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Liaison Delegate Meeting, which this year, will be taking place…