Nature's Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing In Nature

by Mark R. Tercek

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Nature's Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing In Nature

by Mark R. Tercek


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  • GI is Multifunctional

    Green infrastructure is one of the most effective ways to create a sustainable environment, and it often serves multiple purposes. While green spaces are well known for improving air quality by means of natural filtration and oxygenation, they also provide habitats for insects, birds, and small mamm

  • Green is Cheaper Than Gray Infrastructure

    Green infrastructure is renewable and lessens the burden of an expensive overhaul. By using natural materials in urban design, such as plants, rain gardens, and permeable surfaces, cities can save themselves money in the long run — because they don't have to spend on excess maintenance or unnecessar

  • Big Business Bringing Change

    Albeit the main reason big businesses are changing how they handle nature is purely self-interest, it is helping nature. It’s self-serving to protect the resources companies depend on to thrive, and it doesn’t hurt to keep local communities happy with the manufacturing plants either. Many companie

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