What Are the Enabling Conditions for Regenerative Development?

Many people now agree that sustainability has failed to provide the transformational vision needed to propel significant innovation in the evolution of cities. The concept of regenerative development has captured the imagination of those seeking a pathway to more culturally vibrant, environmentally resilient, and equitable cities. This vision puts people, prosperity, and planet into interactionContinue reading What Are the Enabling Conditions for Regenerative Development?

Regenerative Development: The Only Viable Response to Global Climate Change

The first decade and a half of the 21st century has produced a rapid shift in our understanding of the seemingly intractable problem of global climate change. While emissions reduction is still a worthy goal, we now know that regenerating the Earth’s natural systems is the only way to truly re-balance the carbon cycle. TheContinue reading Regenerative Development: The Only Viable Response to Global Climate Change

Good Jobs Are Good Investments

Talent acquisition and retention are understood as a core competitive advantage for companies in the tech industry. Amazon’s much discussed HQ2 RFP process includes the “potential to attract and retain strong technical talent” as one of the top four criteria. Amazon received 238 proposals providing arguments that their site was the right location help drawContinue reading Good Jobs Are Good Investments

Why Regenerative Development?

In times of change, the learners will inherit the Earth while the knowers will find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. -Eric Hoffer   A regenerative future depends first and foremost on regenerative behavior by each member of our human community. Regenerative Development and long-term Regenerative management is aContinue reading Why Regenerative Development?

The Ethics of Preserving Biodiversity: African Animals & Environmental Regeneration in the Anthropocene (Part II)

In my previous blog (June 2, 2017), I quoted a verse from the Hebrew Bible: “But now ask the beasts to teach you” (Job 12:7) and suggested that it provides a universal, ethical rationale for preserving biodiversity. More specifically, I proposed that animals have something to teach us about regenerative environmental relationships. In this blog,Continue reading The Ethics of Preserving Biodiversity: African Animals & Environmental Regeneration in the Anthropocene (Part II)