July 27, 2021

Regenerative Business

Regenerative Business

Alan Moore, Designer, Consultant, and Author, interviewed by Trond Arne Undheim, futurist, investor, and author.
In this conversation, we talk about what regenerative business practices truly entail which is to go well beyond sustainability. We discuss h...


Alan Moore, Designer, Consultant, and Author, interviewed by Trond Arne Undheim, futurist, investor, and author.

In this conversation, we talk about what regenerative business practices truly entail which is to go well beyond sustainability. We discuss how beauty gives us the oxygen needed and how we need to reclaim it, giving ourselves, as architects, designers, creators or innovators, the permission to think about that mysterious, awesome concept and reality of beauty. 

After listening to the episode, check out Alan Moore's social media profile, his company Beautiful Business, and his most recent book, Do Build:

My takeaway is that reclaiming the concept of beauty is transformational both on a personal and a planetary scale, but it cannot happen without introspection, courage, and the power of example. Wonder, joy, and walking in nature can approximate beauty and can give us the inspiration to pursue it in our professional lives. The effects would be healing for the planet, which seems really needed right now, objectively speaking.

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If you like this topic, you may enjoy other episodes of Futurized, such as episode 90, Upskilling Youth for the 21st Century Bioeconomy, episode 73, The Future of Social Learning, or episode 66, [The Serendipity of Social Innovation.

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Alan Moore

Designer, Author, Craftsman

As a business innovator, Alan Moore’s life mission is to make every business on the planet as beautiful as they can possibly be. He does this by changing the way people think about the world and how their businesses can succeed by being beautiful in everyway. By consciously designing better products, services, experiences: By creating cultures of learning internally, as well as creating entirely new concepts of what a business or an industry could be; beautiful businesses are proven to be attractive to employees, buyers and investors. A beautiful business is a profitable business. Alan believes beautiful businesses are the future.

Alan has designed and created everything from books to businesses. Working on six
continents, he has worked with artists such as Anselm Kiefer and Helen Chadwyck, shared his knowledge in the form of board and advisory positions he has worked with many companies including; PayPal, Microsoft and Interface. He has run learning experiences for leadership teams, as well as teaching in institutions as wide ranging as MIT and Ringling College of Art and Design, Sloan School of Management and INSEAD. He has been involved in advising pioneering entrepreneurial companies some voted in the top 50 most innovative.

Alan’s unique creative capacity to work alongside companies who need his skills and
knowledge helps them transform what they do and how they translate that into commercial success. Described as ‘lovingly disruptive’, Alan offers his clients a viable creative vision of what their businesses can become whilst keeping them honest and true to core values.

The author of four books including his international best sellers No Straight Lines: Making
sense of our nonlinear world (2011) and Do Design: Why beauty is key to everything (2016),
Alan has spoken at the inspirational not for profit ideas festival the Do Lectures, at SXSW and the Hay Literary Festival. His work has featured in UK and international media such as, The BBC, The Guardian, Latin America’s HSM, The Huffington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Management Today, Design Milk, Elle, Grafik and It’s Nice That.