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The economic system of today is characterized by the four U's – Unsustainable, Unfair, Unstable and Unhappy. We have just experienced a financial collapse, and experts argue that we can be sure there will be another one.
Meanwhile, there is a substantial amount of evidence that it is in fact profitable as well as efficient for companies to steer towards sustainability. Regardless of whether business accepts the science of climate change, solving the problems it presents can be done at a profit.
In a recent seminar at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, John Fullerton, founder and president of Capital Institute, and Hunter Lovins, founder and president of Natural Capitalism Solutions, presented the evidences for why there is a need for a transformation of the financial system.
The regenerative economy is one way of looking at this transformation, moving beyond sustainability into regeneration. Moving into a regenerative economy requires an expanded understanding of what “capital” is, including social, natural as well as other forms of capital. It also requires a shift towards a recognition that the regenerative process that defines living systems can also define the economic system as a whole.
Research news | 2018-09-24
New report on the links between environmental tipping points and global investors such as banks and pension funds
Research news | 2018-09-18
Why the concept of stewardship offers a platform for collaboration and dialogue between actors, even with differing perspectives
Research news | 2018-09-14
The world needs a much more ambitious work plan to halt species loss and restore biodiversity. Here are three steps to get there
Research news | 2018-09-13
Digital revolution and market forces poised to drive economic transformation away from fossil fuels, but not without the right policy mix and bold climate leadership
Research news | 2018-09-12
Centre launches new online platform for resilience assessments, representing a major innovation in resilience practice
Research news | 2018-09-06
Water and land governance need to consider effects of distant land-use change, because local land-use decisions are not as local as we have always assumed