28 Nov '11, 2am

Check out our Chief Sustainability Officer’s monthly column for Environmental Leader.

If the problems are interconnected, then surely the solution requires the same approach. For those of us working to solve today’s problems, and mitigate those of tomorrow, we cannot expect to find a comprehensive solution from an individual perspective. As professionals engaged in sustainable development we are each a node in the collective brain. We have a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience within ourselves based upon our education and our work. We are getting better at distributing that knowledge through teamwork and knowledge networks. But the idea of interconnectedness demands more. In prosaic terms, we must understand how “this” relates to “that” and how that relationship can help us leverage improvements across systems at the same time we are focusing on improvements within systems. It is this interconnected capacity that will allow us to solve the truly c...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/11/27/interconnec...

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