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Go for deep transformation, beyond shallow transition

What constitutes deep and meaningful change in sustainability? It’s radical change that will put us on a pathway to a qualitatively different – and better – future.

CHANGE is everywhere. But is it the right kind of change? The crises we face get deeper while the solutions too often remain shallow. It appears we are at the crossroads between shallow transitions and deep transformations, with a clear need for the latter both in the sustainability movement and across society.

"Shallow transitions" are well-intentioned actions that address specific problems and their symptoms, but in isolation. They can look promising on the surface but fail to tackle the root causes of the challenges we face. They can trigger unintended consequences, ignore opportunities for multiple benefits across multiple systems, and run out of the momentum needed for real, lasting change....

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