Globally we have spent a huge amount of resources, energy and money wreaking havoc on soil, ecosystems and ultimately our own health, and we are going to have to spend a lot more to restore it all. But as Ethan & Gregory put it, "It is no longer acceptable to create financial profits by extracting the foundational living wealth of our lands and waters. Enterprises need a new model with which to interpret the world, and a new process for whole-systems design and decision-making."
Money is still largely a contentious issue in the Permaculture world it seems, and as a...
Having developed a successful business committed to the benefit of all over the years we have always supported others to look at how to apply regenerative design to their economy, and have constantly been adapting and innovating in our own work to mimic ecosystemic processes. We like to show people how Permaculture Ethics & Principles can equally be applied to money & business to create mutually beneficial functional interconnections. Win, Win, Win's you might say.
What we appreciate about Ethan & Gregory's work is the skillful and eloquent effort to define the difference between degenerative, sustainable, and regenerative systems. The book articulates the four factors of a regenerative enterprise, and the principles for designing regenerative enterprise ecologies. Having defined 8 clear forms of capital, the authors' articulate the multiple forms of capital with which we transact every day, and opens the door for an evolutionary approach to economics and profits.