Smarter Circularity: How Metrics and Digitization Accelerate Circular Business Models

“Our marvelous, globalized, interconnected, just-in-time economy has been discovered to be fragile. With companies optimizing for financial efficiency rather than resilience, supply chain disruptions propagated quickly and have been hard to recover from. From parts shortages for iPhones to food rotting in the fields at the same time as people go hungry … it is […]

How Digital Technologies are Catalyzing Circular Economy Business Models

Countless disruptions of recent years have organizations re-evaluating their value chains for near-term opportunities and longer-term risks. To date, digitization has been a primary lens for such innovation, yet digital innovation of parts fails to address systemic challenges facing every business. With supply chain disruptions, environmental pressures, shifting competitive landscapes, and evolving customer, talent and […]

The Rising Regenerative Business Movement  

The last two decades of business have been characterized by the digital revolution: a period in which data and digital technologies permeated every industry, transformed business models, recalibrated global markets, and unleashed countless new innovations.   Looking forward, a new revolution in business is taking shape: one that reconnects business with social and planetary health. Business […]

What is Digital Regeneration: Maturity in Business Transformation through Social and Environmental Innovation

By Jessica Groopman and Jaimy Szymanski Kaleido Insights’ defines digital regeneration as the next phase of digital transformation. This is not a rebranding; as companies mature in digital transformation efforts, it becomes a business-critical priority to use data and technology to support not only increased profits, but also innovation that benefits social and planetary systems. […]

Digital Regeneration: Innovation Supporting People and Planet

Today’s most innovative organizations are approaching business strategy differently: while “sustainable” businesses simply try to curb their negative impacts, regenerative businesses structure the entire organization as harmonious with living systems (not in spite of them).

5 Reasons the Future of Business is Regenerative

The next generation of business is regenerative, designed to contribute value into their ecosystems, rather than constantly extracting from them. Organizations across industries are awakening to this imperative: to align business and profits in service of people and planet– not just to neutralize harms, but to do better.  This is not about feel-good PR or […]

Business Transformation in 2022: 3 Questions Leaders are Asking

From stability to resilience, from competitive to collaborative, from extractive to regenerative: business leaders across every sector are re-evaluating the fundamental purpose and structure of their organizations. What questions are they asking?  Until recently, successful business has been synonymous with profit maximization. But business metrics are evolving. Profits are still important, but they are not […]

Decarbonizing with Digital: 8 Tech Advancements Critical for Scaling Climate Action

Global leaders are gathering to discuss critical climate action. Will technological advances catalyze commitments to take action at scale? For the 26th time since 1992, world leaders convene in Glasgow, Scotland for COP26 to discuss their targets and plans to radically reduce emissions. It is a scene we’ve witnessed before, as international leaders gather around […]

Three Examples of Emerging Tech Catalyzing Regenerative Business Models

Organizations of every type are in transition: reevaluating their strategies after pandemic disruptions, recalibrating to better meet the needs of their stakeholders, and redesigning for the long-term. This is not merely an exercise in “purpose-building,” as has been en vogue in recent years, nor solely about becoming “sustainable”–mitigation and offsetting are not enough.  The shift […]