Nine Examples That the Transition to a Regenerative Economy is Underway

Regenerative Design
This is the third article in a series on the Regenerative Economy. Read Part 1 on Regenerative Design and Part 2 on the Role of Public Policy on Regenerative Practices.   Perhaps you’ve heard the adage, “the journey is the destination.” It’s certainly true of the transition we must make from a linear economy to …

Public Policy: Catalyzing the Regenerative Economy

Policy
Regenerative Design
Part 2 of a three-part series on the Regenerative Economy. Click here to read Part 1 on Regenerative Design and Part 3 on examples of a Regenerative Economy. As the American population increased over the last 150 years, the cost of the “take-make-use-dispose” nature of the linear economy was not fully understood or appreciated. The …

Paris Is Calling! Sustainability Organizations Ready as US Rejoins the Agreement
A Q&A With Southface Institute’s Shane Totten, Director of Strategy and Impact

Green Building
Regenerative Design
As the United States recommits to the Paris Agreement, many cities, businesses and organizations that have never slowed down on climate action are gearing up to strengthen and multiply their efforts to create a healthy and resilient future for everyone. One such organization is Atlanta-based Southface Institute, leading the way toward a sustainable, equitable and healthy built environment for over 40 years. Shane Totten, Southface’s Director …
A Q&A With Southface Institute’s Shane Totten, Director of Strategy and Impact
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The Regenerative Economy: Sustaining Society’s Future by Design

Green Building
Regenerative Design
The Regenerative Economy: Sustaining Society’s Future by Design Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, the health of Western societies/economies has been measured by their year-over-year growth. Much of that growth has relied on harvesting readily available, cheap materials to produce products for a growing consumer base. Once those products are no longer needed or …