We protect nature. We learn from nature. But we are not collaborating with nature to solve the greatest challenges a human generation has ever faced.
Land restoration, clean energy, and sustainable agriculture offer better investment returns and more US jobs than oil, gas, and coal.
Most foundations have endowments with invested assets—but many don’t see themselves as institutional investors. As a result, they are leaving behind some of their influence.
The benefits of environmental conservation and restoration reach far and wide, and across all sectors. More businesses need to realize the positive effects biodiversity has on their bottom line—and more governments need to pass legislation that protects biodiversity.
To make progress on ideologically or politically sticky issues, social sector organizations must reshape their messaging to do more than cite facts; they must use smart storytelling and craft solutions that don’t require those they want to reach to sacrifice their values.