Janine Benyus

Sustainable Investing: What Would Nature Do? What Would Nature Have Me Do?

A look at the Next Thirty Years
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by Katherine Collins, head of Sustainable Investing at Putnam Investments

Ecocentricity Guest Blog: An Invitation To Be Curious, Learn and Adapt

By: Lex Amore
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"To think of the sheer volume of how many people now integrate some kind of nature-inspired and interconnected design thinking process is awe-inspiring. While not everyone came to the [biomimicry] practice from reading Janine’s book, for the Biomimicry Institute it served as the catalyst for its inception."

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"To think of the sheer volume of how many people now integrate some kind of nature-inspired and interconnected design thinking process is awe-inspiring. While not everyone came to the [biomimicry] practice from reading Janine’s book, for the Biomimicry Institute it served as the catalyst for its inception."

From a Meme to a Movement: 25 Years of Biomimicry

Recording of Fireside Chat with Janine Benyus and Lex Amore
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An interview with Janine Benyus at the 25th anniversary of her book: Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature.

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An interview with Janine Benyus at the 25th anniversary of her book: Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2022

Quarterly Newsletter of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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Updates from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

Alumna Profile: For Unwana Etuk, Sustainability is a (Literal) Journey

Ecocentricity Blog - A Quarter Century of Impact: How Biomimicry Has Reframed Humanity's Relationship With Nature

By: John A. Lanier
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Janine Benyus’s most influential book turns 25 years old this week. I share some reflections on its importance, and I encourage you to join in celebrating it!

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Janine Benyus’s most influential book turns 25 years old this week. I share some reflections on its importance, and I encourage you to join in celebrating it!

GreenMoney's Special 200th Issue - Readers' Favorites

Articles, Videos and Podcasts
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Welcome to the special 200th issue of GreenMoney…yes, 200 and going strong!

For this commemorative issue we are looking back and including many of our Readers’ Favorites, i.e., the most-read articles according to Google Analytics. We have also included a few of our own favorite GreenMoney articles, videos and podcasts. While researching, I looked back at our special 150th issue (from January 2020) and realized once again the articles are still quite interesting – so consider checking those out as well. 

The Next Steps Towards a Circular Economy

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by Lydia Miller, Senior VP and Portfolio Specialist with Dana Investment Advisors 

The concept and acceptance of moving toward a Circular Economy have grown significantly in the last several years. While definitions vary, most focus on maximizing the value of materials, products, and other resources (i.e., water, energy) that circulate in the economy by maintaining them in the economy for as long as possible while also minimizing the consumption of materials and the generation of waste.

Ecocentricity Blog: Life Creates Conditions Conducive to Life

By: John A. Lanier
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No matter how much we might foul her, nature will continue her laborious work to clean herself, to renew herself, and to become more resilient. And most amazingly of all, she doesn’t hold a grudge against our rebellious little species.

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No matter how much we might foul her, nature will continue her laborious work to clean herself, to renew herself, and to become more resilient. And most amazingly of all, she doesn’t hold a grudge against our rebellious little species.

Ecocentricity Blog: Cringe Watching

By: John A. Lanier
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The folks at Tree Media produced this 20-minute film that both explains biomimicry and features many of the teams who have participated in the Biomimicry Launchpad and competed for the Ray of Hope Prize.

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The folks at Tree Media produced this 20-minute film that both explains biomimicry and features many of the teams who have participated in the Biomimicry Launchpad and competed for the Ray of Hope Prize.

Biomimicry: Using Nature's Perfect Innovation Systems to Design the Future

Reprinted from Forbes
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“Learning about the natural world is one thing. Learning from the natural world – that’s the switch. That’s the profound switch.” ~ Janine Benyus

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