Thriving

Thriving

This campaign is about how we move beyond CSR (corporate social responsibility) and sustainability (doing less harm) to thriving (net positive, regeneration, doing good), based on the book by Prof. dr Wayne Visser "Thriving: The Breakthrough Movement to Regenerate Nature, Society and the Economy"

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The Six Habits of Regenerative Leaders
What do we mean by leadership? The etymological Anglo-Saxon root of the words lead, leader, and leadership is laed, which means path or road. The verb means to travel. Thus, a leader is someone who takes us on a journey, who shows us the way, who inspires and supports us as fellow travelers to reach a common goal, who challenges and stretches us to pursue a...
Jul 20, 2022 8:45 AM ET
Discover the Six Steps of Integrated Value Management
Integration is not a novel idea. CSR and sustainable business thought leaders have been calling for integration of societal and environmental concerns for years, decades even. And many of the standards ask companies to integrate sustainability-related issues into their management systems, especially those from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), like ISO 9001 (for quality...
Jun 30, 2022 10:00 AM ET
The Six Great Transitions to Regenerate Nature, Society and the Economy
If we are to avoid system-wide breakdowns in nature, society and the economy, we need to make six great transitions to thriving. These go beyond the band-aid responses to our global environmental, social and economic challenges that have been so typical of the sustainability agenda over the past 30 years. To be sure, progress has been made, yet the entangled problems of climate change,...
May 23, 2022 8:00 AM ET
To Unlock Life’s Mysteries, Use the Scientific Keys to Thriving
How does the world really work? How does nature function? How do societies change? How do economies rise and fall? These are questions that have led me to a lifetime of enquiry and a career in sustainability. After more than 30 years of wrestling and wrangling with theories and practices, I still don’t have all the answers, but I do have a map with clues to where the treasure is buried. The...
May 13, 2022 8:00 AM ET
If We Want to Thrive, We Must Dare to Hope
In my book, Thriving: The Breakthrough Movement to Regenerate Nature, Society and the Economy, I begin with hope. I tell the story of how I nearly drowned at Sodwana Bay off the coast of South Africa. Reflecting on this near-death experience, I realised that it was not the riptide that would have killed me, but the moment that I panicked and gave up hope. Hope is, in a very real sense...
Apr 29, 2022 8:00 AM ET

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