Author Archives: Carlos Ferreira

Ethical consumption and coffee shops

Late in 2018 my co-author Jennifer Ferreira and I had a new article published in the Journal of Consumer Ethics, titled From bean to cup and beyond: exploring ethical consumption and coffee shops. The paper explores how consumers navigate the ethical … Continue reading

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Sustainable, intelligent transport?

A recent BBC article proclaimed, provocatively, that ‘…you have (probably) already bought your last car’. While based on a series of somewhat heroic leaps of faith about the rate of technological progress and the falling price of those technologies (particularly … Continue reading

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New challenges and thinking for spatial planning systems

Last week I participated in an ESPON Workshop, titled New challenges and thinking for spatial planning systems: Insights from ESPON projects. It was an opportunity to share some of the findings of the ReSSI project to European planners and other … Continue reading

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Data is power

Oh Facebook, again? To understand why any of this matters, you have to rewind to 2015. That’s when Facebook executives, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, were going around the world preaching the gospel of online video. Video, they said, was the … Continue reading

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Politics, measurement and morals: the biodiversity offsets trilogy

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, back in August the third paper derived from my PhD was published in New Political Economy. It was quite an important moment for me, not just from a work point of view, … Continue reading

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The ReSSI project, revisited

Here is something nice: a little piece I put together a few months ago about the ReSSI project has made it to the CBiS newsletter. Titled Good Practice for Local and Regonal Authorities to Better Collaborate for Sustainable, Inclusive and Smart … Continue reading

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Conference: Data and Society

Are you interested in how data is changing business and society? So are we! The Centre for Business in Society is organising a conference on the topic: Titled Tension in the data environment: Can organisations meet the challenge, the conference is … Continue reading

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