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S01E11: Re-thinking Our Ethics

by The Oblique Life 0 min September 3, 2022
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In episode 11, we scrutinise ethics. Today, profits, gross domestic product and growth take precedence over our environment, health and happiness, regardless of the consequences. We explore how we can realistically and holistically change this. After all, hundreds of millions of individuals globally are unable to meet their needs, all while subsidising the affluent and powerful. Private sector must refrain from congratulating itself for selective, superficial, incremental steps, especially when making decisions thousands of miles away from the people and environment that they affect. We address why governments must not abdicate responsibility, even if it means listening to those who may not have deep pockets or degrees, but who know a decent quality of life means. Consumers must also feel agency. As ever, our speakers share some practical lessons we can all learn from.

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The Oblique Life

The Oblique Life helps organisations and individuals maximise their socio-economic and environmental impact. To help our clients achieve this goal we have divided our services into three areas: Education and awareness around sustainability and the United nations SDGs, engagement with pioneering leaders who are driving positive changes for the future, investment into impactful and innovative organisations across the globe. Above all, our solutions are delivered at the nexus of inclusion, sustainability and growth which we believe is essential if organisations and individuals are to have the impact our world needs.