JAN 28, 2-13 - SUSTAINABLE BRANDS
Sustainability leaders in large service-based organizations know it is important to promote grassroots leadership to engage employees with their organizations’ sustainability goals and brand promise. What happens when we explore the deepest roots of sustainable practices by letting nature guide us?
At Alameda County, California, we are testing the theory that biomimicry is relevant to organizational design because it offers us clues to time-tested strategies from nature’s best social organizers, communicators, and resource managers.
In a pilot program, twenty-six employee grassroots sustainability leaders are being introduced to ways that natural systems can inform human network-building and communication.... http://sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/leadership/nature-myriad-lessons-effective-sustainability-leadership-0?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=businessweekly&utm_campaign=jan28
Janine Benyus: WE ARE SURROUNDED BY GENIUS: WHOLE SYSTEMS DESIGN BY NATURE http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3994952388/janine-benyus-we-are-surrounded-by-genius-whole-systems-design-by-nature
MORE ON "BIOMIMICRY" http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life?q=biomimicry
Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh: The Guardian
OUR SEARCH FOR FAME, WEALTH, POWER IS OUR DOWNFALL http://www.scoop.it/t/environmental-and-human-health/p/3995297959/zen-master-thich-nhat-hanh-our-search-for-fame-wealth-power-is-our-downfall
AN URGENT MEMO TO THE WORLD « The Natural Eye Project http://thenaturaleye.wordpress.com/2012/07/12/an-urgent-memo-to-the-world/