9 Things Companies Can Do to Protect Nature at Scale

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Environmental business strategies aren’t just good for the environment, they’re good for business results too. These strategies lower costs and improve companies’ bottom lines. They drive new, high-growth business streams. They help companies recruit and retain the best people. And they address business risks associated with impacts of climate change. More

Covid-19 upside

Spring countryside

Has anyone else noticed how beautiful the countryside is at the moment? Yesterday I was out for my allowed one period of exercise in The UK, which I intend to make the most of. The absence of traffic is a delight. The countryside is quiet, the air is clean and the skies are approaching the depth of blue last seen during the Icelandic volcano airspace shutdown. The night skies, too, are a joy. Let’s try to recognise and remember this and *not* go back to business as usual when Covid-19 is over, instead using it as a springboard from which to continue resetting our relationship with the planet. See here

Climbing out of Covid-19

Mini-holland scheme
Would your community benefit from this?

Many of the responses to Covid-19 are also good for the planet: see here. Let’s take advantage of this crisis to *not* return to business as usual. Here are some ideas:

      • Instal protected cycleways across Britain,
      • Create safe Mini-Holland neighbourhoods
      • Mass installation of solar-panels
      • Insulate all UK homes
      • Plant vast new biodiversity rich forests
      • Restore our precious peat-bogs
      • Build fleets of electric buses and emergency vehicles
      • Electrify our railways
      • Convert heavy industry to renewable hydrogen
      • Build great new offshore windfarms
      • Fund the switch to soil protecting organic agriculture
      • Re-create community orchards and allotments

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