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Want to read up on sustainability but don’t know what to start? CEO Rachel Brown shares her Top Six.

For some inspired reading.

Project Drawdown is shifting the larger global conversation on climate change from “doom and gloom” to a sense of opportunity, possibility, and hope for the future.  It’s a great read, as they share climate solutions with the world. It’s a world-class research and communication organisation which serves as a non-partisan, non-commercial, highly-trusted source of solutions to reverse global warming.

Take a look at Kate Raworth’s Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist. In Doughnut Economics, she sets out seven key ways to fundamentally reframe our understanding of what economics is and does. Along the way, she points out how we can break our addiction to growth; redesign money, finance, and business to be in service to people; and create economies that are regenerative and distributive by design.

Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature (1997) by Janine Benyus takes a look at the best ideas of nature, such as spider silk, sea shells, brain cells, and photosynthesis, and adjusts them for human use. It’s a journey through the lab in which researchers are discovering resourceful solutions from nature for the sake of a more sustainable future.

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