Acre & John Elkington | Building Back Better: From Sustainability To The 'Regenerative Economy' Webinar

Apr 15, 2021 1:15 PM ET
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As the world peeks beyond the COVID-19 crisis and Joe Biden’s administration takes up residence in Washington, D.C., humankind faces an existential challenge:

How do we reignite the global economy while prioritizing infrastructure investments that slow the march of climate change?

On 21st January 2021, we hosted a ‘fireside chat’ to discuss this question with John Elkington, a world authority on corporate responsibility and sustainable capitalism, and the bestselling author of books including “Green Swans: The Coming Boom in Regenerative Capitalism.”

The systems on which we all depend – economic, social, environmental, political – are all struggling and they’re all struggling for the same reason: we’ve ignored them, taken them for granted and haven’t invested in them.

 I think the only way you can build resilience over time in all of these different systems is by investing in them, by regenerating them.

- John Elkington, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder at Volans Ventures

  • Bold action versus incremental improvements​
  • What we can learn from feminine leadership
  • Why youth activism matters
  • The future of education
  • Bridging the rural-urban divide​
  • Harnessing collaboration and collective entrepreneurship
  • The digital technology opportunity ... and dilemma​
  • The spread of Regeneration meme—and implications

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