Thoughts

Connection to country: giving legal life to a river

Aotearoa New Zealand is blessed with rivers. A cultural lifeforce. Precious water – a tupuna, or ancestor – that has nourished the people on i...
19 June 2020

Behavioural science at work for nature conservation

At Currie we use behavioural science to help inform our communications activities and solve problems. This month, as part of our #CurrieForNature ...
06 May 2020

Human nature, hope and recycling

Often, I get sad when I take out our rubbish or recycling. At the apartment block where I live, we have communal recycling bins, an e-waste bin an...
01 May 2020

Let’s stand by nature, today

COVID-19. Wow. Where do you start? Let’s start with nature. Is our destruction of nature responsible for COVID-19? COVID-19 highlights the link ...
22 April 2020

How to include the SDGs in your company’s DNA?

What do Unilever, Oxfam, Cambridge University and the German Federal Government have in common? They all report against the UN’s Sustainable Dev...
30 March 2020

The importance of women for the future of agriculture

ABARES Outlook 2020 was held in Canberra at the National Convention Centre on 3-4 March 2020, and Currie was privileged to attend. It was also Int...
17 March 2020

More to do before ‘perfect storm’

I went back to ‘school’ last month. And, no, the reason was not to see if you can teach an ‘old dog’ new tricks. It was to learn more abou...
02 March 2020

How does 2030 look? It’s up to us.

January 1, 2020. Canberra, Australia. We wake to an eerie silence and a thick blanket of smoke covering our city. No birds chirping, no laughter o...
29 January 2020

More than a statue, and more than your ego

Only three percent of statues in Australia honour non-fictional, non-royal women: the vast majority are of dead, white men. So why has a statue of...
26 September 2019