The goal of the Tellus Mater Sustainable Finance System Map is to provide an integrated overview of the various efforts underway to transform finance into an efficient engine of green and equitable growth i.e. shifting capital flows away from ‘dirty’ industries and towards new more resource-efficient and sustainable enterprises. The map is the result of much desk-research, 50 interviews, a survey, and the critique of 5 workshops.
This Forum for the Future project convened multiple stakeholders to map the current water movement system, and then imagine what a more sustainable one might look like: one that moves away from ‘hard engineering’ solutions – such as dredging and flood defence walls – and towards solutions that work with the natural lanscape and local communities to provide lower impact, more resilient solutions.
For this project, as in many others, we developed both a 'structural map' and an 'influence' or 'causal loop' diagram. The structural map depicts a physical watershed; aligned with the relevant technologies, users, governance organizations, and regulations. The causal loop diagram shows the lines of influence that connect the water-management system, as well as the leverage points for intervention chosen by the project group.
Based on a comprehensive review of the relevant science, this is an integrated view of the many different factors that contribute to people being physically active. It was created to provide the foundation for the Designed to Move initiative.
For this project on Mental capital and wellbeing we mapped many different aspects of wellbeing through life, including: