Posts tagged living-systems thinking
Biomimicry @ 20: A conversation with Janine Benyus

It's been two decades since the book "Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature," was published, in May 1997. And in the 20 years since, the author, Janine Benyus, has been spearheading a revolution in design thinking, getting companies, cities and others to look to nature and natural systems for answers to questions about how to harness nature's wisdom to create products, buildings, cities and other things that are nontoxic, closed-loop, regenerative and, as she puts it, "conducive to life."

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How can we bring a regenerative approach to our energy systems?

On the 14th June 2017, SmartestEnergy and Forum for the Future hosted an event to explore how our energy grid can become more interactive and able to flex in response to the ebbs and flows of renewable energy. We focused in particular on one element of corporate leadership in the energy transition: demand-side management. One of our guest speakers, Ben Haggard, helped to wrap up the event with his views on the value of regeneration to our future energy systems, and how we can cultivate a regenerative mindset. Here are some of his reflections.

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