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 Ideas

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

  • 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

  • Going Green Doesn’t Require Invention

    Green infrastructure (GI) is a way of using natural systems to protect against natural hazards and to reduce the frequency and intensity of these events. Green infrastructure plays a vital role in modern life by providing helpful services like water filtration and flood protection. One of the most e

  • Nature’s Fortune

    Nature is built to handle mitigate disasters, if we learn to follow nature’s natural design we will have greater efficacy at handling intense situations. We often think of nature as a danger. We build great defense systems to protect us from nature — tall buildings, levees, and dams, for example. Bu

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