The concept of regenerative business models is not a new one. And as far as as buzzwords go, big enterprises everywhere seem to be trying to engage in more sustainable business practices, as a response to ever-growing climate and environmental issues. Yet, many of these changes are simply not enough to slow down, let alone reverse, the rate of climate change and its adverse effects on the environment as a whole. For enterprises looking to add meaning to their value creation, regenerative business has never been more necessary.
“Nature loss is a planetary emergency. Humanity has already wiped out 83% of wild mammals and half of all plants and severely altered three-quarters for ice-free land and two-third of marine environments. […] Nature loss matters for most businesses – through impacts on operations, supply chains, and markets.”
This extract comes from The World Economic Forum report, published in January 2020, a few months before the Covid-19 pandemic hit our interconnected communities, shook our global economies and threatened our health, the way we live and work on a daily basis