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The Edit: What We Owe The Future
The Edit

The Edit: What We Owe The Future

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
19th Aug 2022

Our relationship with the sun, what we owe future generations and more in this week’s The Edit. 

  • Why ESG really does matter. The need for companies to understand and address their externalities is likely to become essential to maintaining their social licence – McKinsey
  • The sun is both our creator and our destroyer. Our attitude towards it reveals human frailty in all its forms – The Economist
  • Climate is a supply chain problem that can’t be ignored. The waterborne infrastructure of global trade could dry out or shut down as the world heats up – Financial Times
  • What qualities should a good business leader show? Three senior leaders discuss what their strategies are – Raconteur
  • Wildlife cinematographer Neil Rettig attempts to photograph the endangered Philippine eagle’s nest. The largest known eagle species by length and wing-surface area, there are only 400 known nesting pairs of Philippine eagles in the wild, but the power of local and international conservation is helping to protect them – Aeon Film
  • What do we owe the generations of the future? Will MacAskill, who’s new book is called What We Owe the Future, discusses the concept of ‘longtermism’ – 80,000 Hours Podcast 
  • Meet the thinkers. Named to a list of Most Influential D&I leaders in 2019 and 2020 and author of Inclusion On Purpose, inclusion strategist Ruchika Tulshyan discusses how we can create a kinder, greener and more equitable world – The Beautiful Truth 

“The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.”

Gifford Pinchot