Unlocking a Sustainable Future: 5 Benefits of Hiring a Regenerative Business Designer

A business designer is a creative professional who combines various thinking strategies and design methodologies to develop innovative business strategies, processes, and models. Working alongside cross-functional teams of experts, such as designers, strategists, and marketers, they help businesses discover imaginative and effective solutions that align with their objectives and values.
Now, a regenerative business designer is a type of business designer who takes it one step further. They apply regenerative design principles to develop business strategies and models that prioritize sustainability and promote the well-being of the environment, communities, and individuals while still making it profitable.

Rebels Rising: The Regenerative Entrepreneur

The world is changing rapidly, and the traditional ways of doing business are no longer effective in solving the global problems we face. As a result, there is a growing need for a new generation of entrepreneurs who are capable of thinking differently and creating regenerative businesses and solutions that promote a better future for the planet and its people.

We need a rebellious entrepreneur, someone who challenges the status quo and traditional ways of doing business, while also actively working to create a better future for people and the planet. This type of entrepreneur is driven by a deep sense of purpose and values, which guide their business decisions and practices. They are willing to take risks and challenge conventional thinking to find innovative solutions that create positive change. They believe in the power of collaboration, teamwork, and collective action to achieve their goals.

Sustainable Futures Begin with Synthesis of the Self

“Distraction by design” means that we are constantly being pulled away from our authentic experiences and connections and find ourselves in a vicious cycle of disconnection and loneliness, leaving us constantly searching for ways to feel fulfilled and connected, only to be met with more products and services that promise to do just that, but only further perpetuate the cycle of separation.

Breaking the Mould: Charting a New Path for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

As entrepreneurs, we often look to Silicon Valley as the epitome of success, with a focus on creating unicorns and quick exits. Everyone and their grandmother wants to become the next Jeff Bezos. However, this narrow definition of success is no longer sufficient in our changing world. In fact, it’s downright harmful.

Elevating Earth Care: 9 Examples of Soulful Stewardship from Tradition

Image Credit: Zahara Chetty Exploring soul-inspired stewardship Science has unlocked countless mysteries of the natural world, but with this understanding comes a sense of disconnection from something greater. Evolutionary theory, a fundamental aspect of modern biology, can leave us feeling like mere by-products of nature, without a divine purpose or connection. Instead of feeling insignificant […]

What does the Maqasid al-shariah have to do with Regenerative Futures?

There are many frameworks and methods being designed and proposed from all corners of the globe, to help us piece together a more cohesive vision of the future that can benefit all of us on this planet. One set of principles that I would like to share from my own personal perspective are about how the principles of maqasid al-shariah and the concept of a regenerative economy offer a powerful framework for addressing the challenges of our times and helping us build a better future.

The Power of Regenerative Transformation: Achieving the SDGs through Holistic and Systemic Thinking

Image Credit: Zahara Chetty We’re off-track The United Nations set the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 to address a wide range of global issues, including poverty, hunger, health, education, and environmental sustainability. However, despite the ambitious targets set by the SDGs, progress towards achieving these goals has been slow, and we are currently not […]

Designing for the Future: 9 Principles of Regenerative Design

Regenerative design is the future of design, a holistic approach that goes beyond sustainability and sets a new standard for ecological performance. It’s not just about minimising harm but actively working to regenerate the natural environment and support human well-being. Whether it’s in architecture, product design, fashion, or any other field, regenerative design offers a new way of creating solutions that are not only functional but also beneficial to the environment and society.

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