Green Building

Market Failures and Sustainable Development

Can prices ever reflect the true costs of production?

Private-public-partnerships - same old, or a space for innovation?

At long last, we might have the space to start exploring much-needed innovations.

'No representation without taxation' and vice versa

Tax season reminds us of the importance of taxes for independence and sustainability; but what is fair representation?

Writing about sustainable development: An impassioned informal book review

Do you ever ask yourself, ‘is there content behind that sustainability jargon?’

Transparency, Innovations and Renewal - from Businesses to Sustainable Aid Agencies

The business of internat'nl aid is under pressure to change quickly. The themes are strikingly familiar. Is it enough?

Sandbag Construction: an Innovative Option for Public Housing?

Public housing is not known for its sustainable design or its aesthetics. Luyanda Mpahlwa is doing something about that

Transforming the Post Office for Sustainable Development

Post Offices - an unexpectedly ideal institutions to enhance community banking and sustainable development.

Sustainable Visions

What does a sustainable society look? Who gets to decide?

Indigenous Knowledge as key to sustainable development

Here at Justmeans, we talk a lot about CSR and social engagement in business and the public sector.  We could even say that public engagement - from social media to including the public in scientific policy decision making processes to the real needs of greater transparency is a key element of our current transitional moments. What we sometimes forget is that the 'public' is quite diverse.

Sustainable Design, the role of the architect, and a question of ethics

Social Sustainability vs. Green Building – what’s a designer to do?

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