social sustainability

Book review: We do things differently by Mark Stevenson

For any of us that have felt deep concern about the lack of vision in government, We do things differently is a timely reminder of the power of grassroots innovation to create solutions to some of the world’s big challenges.

Property sector turns eye to social sustainability

It is accepted as a truism in energy efficiency circles that “you can’t manage what you don’t measure”. And with social sustainability a rising trend in terms of industry focus, the push is now on to find ways to apply a similar metrics-based approach to people-focused initiatives.

Apartment living for families – how to get it right

Density, when done right and in moderation, might be most sustainable way to live. But for many, the suburbs are still the best place to raise a family. So what’s it like for a family living in an apartment?