EU Adaptation Strategy: We need to invest in Natural Intelligence

The European Commission is launching its new EU Adaptation strategy to “set out the pathway to prepare for the unavoidable impacts of climate change.” At a time where 80% of EU habitats are in poor or bad conditions and soil quality suffering,…

To be sustainable, we need to heal our roots with Natural Intelligence

As the world is discussing how to become sustainable, some call for just more technology to solve our environmental, economic and social challenges. In his recent book “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster”, Bill Gates calls for speeding up…

Putting in place a regenerative economy

As we are moving forward in the Anthropocene, with an ever-growing technosphere and a threatened natural life, many wonder where to start saving our planet and livelihoods. Modern places like supermarkets, airports or motorways have become…

Regenerate ’21: a new awareness of life

The year 2020 has been a truly exceptional year. From a global pandemic to unprecedented wildfires, storms and floods – never before has humanity been so connected. The globalized society is today united in its suffering, although to different…

Saving biodiversity by business requires life-affirming logic

At the occasion of the Business Nature Summit organised by the European Commission, banks have pledged to protect biodiversity. Currently, 2,6 trillion USD are being invested, in 2019 alone, in sectors driving biodiversity destruction according…

The vaccine – a promise of redemption?

In its recent cover edition on the potential vaccine against the coronavirus, The Economist sees an “immense promise” of a first global mass trial in using synthetic RNA sequences in a vaccine. As with all complex technological advances,…

Let’s talk about health to overcome pandemic

With the increase of coronavirus infections in Europe, many governments are taking new lockdown measures to prevent the virus from spreading. At this challenging time, it is important to not fall into the trap of fear and irrational decisions.…

Rethinking performance: the case for regenerative practices

The coronavirus has brutally reminded businesses that their activities are not independent from the outside world. For too long, organisations have been understood in rather mechanistic terms in which employees have to “fit in” for things…

Making biodiversity great again

At the occasion of this year’s EU Green Week, the European Commission has published its State of Nature Report. After IPBES’ warning that the world is facing the extinction of one million species, it comes to no surprise that 81% of natural…

A regenerative vision to heal people and planet

Our planet is burning. Society’s wounded. The economy in free fall. And then all these uncertainties around the Coronavirus pandemic. At this challenging moment in human history, millions of young people and their allies all over the world…