• An Economic Game Changer That Anyone Can Participate In.
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    In 15 years the emerging field of biomimicry could represent $300 billion annually of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010 dollars, according to this report; it could account for 1.6 million U.S. jobs and provide another $50 billion in terms of mitigating the depletion of natural resources and reducing CO2 pollution; and globally, biomimicry could represent about $1.0 trillion of GDP in 15 years. An economic game changer in other words. This week marks the next round of…

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  • Nancy’s Blog: From Scarcity To Abundance – Big Opportunities For Business.
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    In 2003, Pulitizer-prize winning civilization scholar, Jared Diamond, gave a TED talk entitled “Why Do Societies Collapse?”. Since then this talk—which shares the signs that collapse is near—has been viewed over 1.3MM times. In 2012, Silicon Valley pioneer and founder of Singulariy University, Peter Diamandis teamed up with our pal, author Steven Kotler, to invite us into a future of Abundance, in which they argue: “Humanity… is now entering a period of radical…

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  • PINPOINT THEME: From Scarcity To Abundance.
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    For about 3.85 billion years nature has sustained the planet through an intentionally designed interdependence between its biological systems and physical infrastructure. Then along came humans. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), it took hundreds of thousands of years for the world population to grow to 1 billion, and in just another 200 years or so it grew sevenfold. In 2011, the global population reached the 7 billion mark and it is projected to…

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