Thursday, April 26, 2012

Biomimicry and teaching business the 'secrets of life'

Our own Lindsay James of Interface wrote an amazing article for on the intersection of Biomimicry and business.
"Creating conditions conducive to life could very well be considered life's "purpose," and this secret of life is one that we have forgotten in our industrial system design. We can't currently claim that business creates conditions conducive to all life -- but imagine if we could.
At a systems level, life is more than simply sustainable; it's regenerative. Which brings to bear the question: should we be striving for merely sustainable business, or should we aspire for business to be regenerative?"
Read the rest of the article here.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

PhD in Biomimicry!

Lindsay and Amy's fellow BProfessional colleague and friend, Doug Paige, has developed a PhD program in Integrated Bioscience as well as a biomimicry fellowship program through a partnership of the University of Akron and the Cleveland Institute of Art.  Pass the word and apply to this one of a kind program today!  More information here.