The Guardian’s Sustainable Business Blog launched with a series of entries on design and sustainability with Chris Sherwin as one of the first contributors. Focusing on the designer’s responsibility for producing sustainable products, the article argues how the issue is being addressed since 1972 with Victor Papanek’s book ‘Design for the Real World’ however it lacks on inspiring sustainable leadership. A key example for change is the recently launched Higg Index from the Sustainable Apparel Coalition which is free to download from their website. Chris created a roadmap for sustainable design to point at key areas where design can have an impact on sustainability. Read the full article here.