11 Learnings about Sustainability
by Alexander Laszlo
It seems clear to me that the search for solutions to the challenges faced in common by
all people will not be successful if limited to an outward quest for answers in the
domains of science and technology – that is to say, without including the human factor
as the essential ingredient in every consideration. The moral and ethical responsibility
of the leader of integral development for long-range systemic sustainability is, in the
first place, a commitment to the well-being of all living things in our planet as well as
to their descendants. No longer can we afford the luxury of ignoring the secondary
impacts of our technologies and the undesirable consequences of our paradigms. To
be sustainable, I seek to incorporate perspectives that are systemic, humanistic and
ethical at the heart of all that I do to advance the human cause