(Originally posted June 2013. Most recently updated September 2014)
I read a recent blog post which made the claim that “In the past 25 years, only lip-service has been paid to SD, particularly around the use of fossil fuels.” I don’t agree – I believe that we’re much further down the track than most people know.
To me, the past 25 years have been the design phase of developing a regenerative economy. Increasingly, those designs are being translated into innovation in the built and made environments. So I’ve started putting together a list of the developing principles and practices of Regenerative Thinking as I understand them. Continue reading
Posted in Regenerative Business
Tagged cradle to cradle, ecology of commerce, gunter pauli, Interface, michael braungart, Ray Anderson, regenerative business, sustainability, The Blue Economy, The Upcycle, William Mcdonough
More and more people these days know who Ray Anderson was – one of the great entrepreneurs, and a world leader in regenerative business. It’s tempting to just accept the 20th century’s “super hero” assumption – but there was more to it than just inspiration. Ray got inspired because he had to be inspiring – giving a kick-off speech to his sustainability working party.
There was a process BEHIND Ray Anderson’s “aha” moment on sustainability… Continue reading