Changing the world through Big Collaboration

Richard Hart in collaboration with Julie Berg   The ESI was founded on a recognition of the urgent imperative for immediate, coordinated responses amongst diverse global players to the 21st century harmscapes and associated security governance issues: The ESI is intended to foster a new level of collaboration amongst leading security professionals and academics in generating new thinking, new knowledge… Read More

Evolving Securities Initiative at GLA (ESI@GLA)

The Evolving Securities Initiative (ESI) was officially launched at a roundtable event at the University of Glasgow hosted by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research and Griffith University in Brisbane. Clifford Shearing opened the event by painting a brief history of humans and the evolving role that humans have played, and are playing,… Read More

Policing for the 21st Century: Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services

Whilst there appear to be multiple challenges facing an organisation like the NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services, including a vast geography, limited resources, significant disadvantage in its communities and a distinct climate, their 2023 Strategy and their Five Strategic Priorities, at least in theory, indicate that Commissioner Reece Kershaw and his leadership team are… Read More

Remarks by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, at the Accounting for Sustainability Summit, November 2018

Mark Carney made the following observations recently on the increasing demand for climate-related financial disclosure from the providers of capital. This year has seen blistering heatwaves in North America and Europe, hurricanes in North America and typhoons in South East Asia; droughts in Southern Africa and Australia; unprecedented rainfall causing deadly landslides in Japan; and… Read More

21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

Yuval Noah Harari is an Israeli historian and history professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His two previous bestsellers ‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind’ (2011) focussing on the past, and ‘Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow’ (2016) focussing on the distant future would be known many of us, while his latest book,… Read More