Friday Inspiration #9


24 June 2022

Friday, 24 June 2022

Here comes FutureMakers with another Friday Inspiration to inject that extra bit of positivity and inspiration into our community of change makers to energise you through the coming weeks.

Something we’ve read…

The secret world beneath our feet is mind-blowing & is the key to our planet’s future

In this detailed and insightful piece, George Monbiot lays bare the unsettling issue of soil degradation and, rather than dwell on doom and gloom, provides visions for the future of what global food production could look like in a sustainable future.

A signal of change we’ve noticed…

Triodos Bank launches the first bio-based mortgage

Linking preferential mortgage interest rates to the selection of bio-based materials used to construct your home—genius. It’s also yet another signal of change of institutional appetite in the booming green finance market, and Triodos state it’s just the start.

Something we’ve listened to…

Leadership Next: Doug McMillon on Walmart’s Regenerative Future

This interview with the Walmart CEO explores their commitment to bringing nature & humanity to the core of the company as part of their regenerative business journey. In a stinging rebuttal to critics of this approach, he says that nurturing “a planet that works” is the best way to create a return for shareholders.

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