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Startup Using Biomimicry to Break Textile Dyeing Down to Its DNA
Startup Using Biomimicry to Break Textile Dyeing Down to Its DNA

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Colorifix's technology uses DNA sequencing to replicate nature's hues into sustainable pigments, curbing the industry's overreliance on water- and chemical-intensive dyeing processes.

Change the Product, Not Just the Packaging: A Crucial Step Towards a Sustainable Food Future
Change the Product, Not Just the Packaging: A Crucial Step Towards a Sustainable Food Future

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - A growing industry solution to plastic packaging pollution is to create food products that are more stable and compatible with more minimal and sustainable packaging materials.

Human-Centered Design Prioritizes Health, Wellbeing and Regeneration
Human-Centered Design Prioritizes Health, Wellbeing and Regeneration

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - HOK’s design focus is not only on reducing building emissions, but also the environmental impact of materials and the health of building occupants. The firm's regenerative design studio also explores how buildings can be net positive for the environment.

Next-Generation Beauty: How Nature-Inspired Biotech Is Evolving Ethical Skincare
Next-Generation Beauty: How Nature-Inspired Biotech Is Evolving Ethical Skincare

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Modern Meadow’s Bio-Coll@gen offers a solution to a long-standing cosmetic and skincare challenge: finding a safe, sustainable and scalable replacement for animal-derived collagen.

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Of Course, Nature Can Save Our Hot, Polluted Cities: Meet the CityTree
Of Course, Nature Can Save Our Hot, Polluted Cities: Meet the CityTree

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Green City Solutions has combined air-purifying moss with IoT technology in a smart biotech filter that can clean 82% of fine dust particles from the air, and humidify and cool it by up to 4°C.

Biomimicry 3.8, Interface Demystify the Path to Regenerative Business
Biomimicry 3.8, Interface Demystify the Path to Regenerative Business

WALKING THE TALK - In this first post of a series on how businesses can move beyond sustainable to regenerative, B3.8 and Interface outline an accessible, 4-step framework that is flexible enough for any organization to follow but robust enough to generate the breakthrough innovations that our planet demands.

Struggling to Scale Up Sustainably? Ask Nature
Struggling to Scale Up Sustainably? Ask Nature

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - I hope every entrepreneur and business leader takes a moment to see if Mother Nature has already created what they're trying to create or achieve in the marketplace.

Basecamp Research Helping Expand Global Access to Safe, Natural Chemicals and Proteins
Basecamp Research Helping Expand Global Access to Safe, Natural Chemicals and Proteins

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - With a goal of phasing out toxic and forever chemicals in consumer products, the UK-based biotech startup is spearheading the ethical, equitable discovery and utilization of the safe, effective chemicals and proteins waiting to be found in nature and developed for human use and benefit.

Energy Startup’s Biomimetic Solar Trees Planting Roots for a Net-Zero Future
Energy Startup’s Biomimetic Solar Trees Planting Roots for a Net-Zero Future

CLEANTECH - Inspired by nature, SolarBotanic’s solar trees use leaf-shaped, thin-film, photovoltaic nanotechnology to harness both sun and eventually wind energy to power houses, charge EVs or be stored for future use.

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This Company’s 3D-Printed Terracotta Tiles Are Paving the Way for Coral Restoration
This Company’s 3D-Printed Terracotta Tiles Are Paving the Way for Coral Restoration

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Archireef has developed the world’s first-ever biomimetic, artificial reef tile — promoting coral survivorship and growth in an environmentally friendly, adaptive and scalable way.

2022 Ray of Hope Prize Winners Offer Biomimetic Solutions to Fresh Food Waste, Surface Finishing
2022 Ray of Hope Prize Winners Offer Biomimetic Solutions to Fresh Food Waste, Surface Finishing

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Biomimicry Institute has chosen India’s GreenPod Labs and Germany’s Fusion Bionic as 2022’s top biomimicry startups, from a pool of over 200 applicants from 54 countries.

Brand Leaders, Visionaries Gather to Help Sustainability Practitioners ‘Recenter & Accelerate’
Brand Leaders, Visionaries Gather to Help Sustainability Practitioners ‘Recenter & Accelerate’

LEADERSHIP - This week at SB’22 San Diego, over 1K sustainability practitioners have converged to share insights, tools, inspiration and opportunities for collaboration with the goal of building a regenerative future for all. On opening night, luminaries from a variety of disciplines reminded attendees the importance of taking a breath and opening your mind.

10 Biomimetic Innovations Poised to Tackle Countless Climate, Biodiversity, Business Challenges
10 Biomimetic Innovations Poised to Tackle Countless Climate, Biodiversity, Business Challenges

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Biomimicry Institute’s 2022 cohort of Ray of Hope Prize finalists are leveraging nature’s genius to revolutionize textiles, wind turbines, waste remediation, building materials, cleaning products, sunscreen, plastics and more.

2022 ‘World-Changing Ideas’ Tease Sustainable Models for Building, Power, Finance, Animal-Free Protein
2022 ‘World-Changing Ideas’ Tease Sustainable Models for Building, Power, Finance, Animal-Free Protein

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - It’s that time of year, again — when we pore excitedly over Fast Company’s annual list of World-Changing Ideas. Here are a few of our favorites.

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3 Key Drivers for the Regenerative Leadership We Need
3 Key Drivers for the Regenerative Leadership We Need

LEADERSHIP - At SB’21 San Diego, leaders from a variety of industries and disciplines seemed to agree on three key drivers necessary for the regenerative leadership our world needs.

Regenerative Design: Beyond Sustainability Toward Circularity in the Built Environment
Regenerative Design: Beyond Sustainability Toward Circularity in the Built Environment

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - In order to achieve 2030 sustainability goals, company leaders must think beyond "sustainability," and challenge built environment teams to strive for net-positive impacts, net-zero energy and zero waste.

Biomimicry Providing a Concrete Solution to a Global Problem
Biomimicry Providing a Concrete Solution to a Global Problem

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - With impending, growing climate change impacts — in conjunction with the expected growth of our cities, ports and other coastal infrastructure — investing in “Blue Tech” is of prime importance.

Israeli Startup Looks to Nature for Concrete Solution for Marine Infrastructure
Israeli Startup Looks to Nature for Concrete Solution for Marine Infrastructure

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - ECOncrete has created a unique line of concrete solutions that enhance the biological and ecological value of urban, coastal and marine infrastructure; while increasing their strength and durability.

Learning from Leadership: How to Create a Climate-Positive, Post-Pandemic Future
Learning from Leadership: How to Create a Climate-Positive, Post-Pandemic Future

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Embracing serendipity, climate positivity and wisdom from the natural world are just a few pertinent principles from the host of inspiring discussions on day 1 of the SB Leadership Summit — along with a shift in focus to being “known for what we allocate, not what we accumulate.”

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Biomimetic Cooling, Housing Solutions Take Top Honors in Youth Design Challenge
Biomimetic Cooling, Housing Solutions Take Top Honors in Youth Design Challenge

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Biomimicry Institute’s third annual Youth Design Challenge engaged 6,000 students across the US; and yielded ingenious designs for solutions to problems in cities and nature alike.

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