Welcome to the Library for the knowledge and references you need to get going yourself. Open Source for you to explore!
Note: This page will constantly be updated
Limits to Growth, the Report to Club of Rome:
The 1972 report about the systemic design on how our global feedback loops are interconnected
Planetary Boundaries from Stockholm Resillance Centre:
The Science behind the what and why of our limits of our EcoSystem.
Bioprocessing: Five Kingdoms of Nature, by Lynn Margulis
Biognosis, Bionik, Biomimetik, Biomimetics
Leonardo Da Vinci, most famous Biomimcry person
Biomimicry database AskNature
Founder of the Systems Theory, Ludwig von Bertalanffy
Systemic Design on clustering companies in an (eco) system (Input-Output|Output-Input), by Luigi Bistagnino
Material Flow Analysis, a tool to quantify flows and stocks of materials or substances in a system.
Innovation & Implementation
Performance Management in a Circular Economy, by Walter Stahel
Value engineering (VE) is systematic method to improve the “value” of goods or products and services by using an examination of function.
Lean Six Sigma is a methodology that relies on a collaborative team effort to improve performance by systematically removing waste
Best Value Procurement is a procurement system that looks at factors other than only price, such as quality and expertise, when selecting vendors or contractors.
Art of Hosting to support facilitation of transition of groups
Design Thinking is a good tool to use for designing now products and services
Visual Thinking is a good tool to visualize the challenges and common visual vision of the future outcome
Art of Improvisation, is tool that turned “yes, but” into “yes, and” to help collaborative thinking and action
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, Sep 17, 2002, by Janine M. Benyus
The Shark’s Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature Is Inspiring Innovation, Nov 4, 2014, by Jay Harman
Leonardo’s Notebooks: Writing and Art of the Great Master, September 24, 2013,
Thinking in Systems: A Primer, Dec 3, 2008, by Donella H. Meadows and Diana Wright
The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems, Sep 15, 1997 by Fritjof Capra
The Systems View of Life, Jun 9, 2014, Professor Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi
Silent Spring, 1962, by
The Blue Economy: 10 Years, 100 Innovations, 100 Million Jobs, Jul 1, 2010, by Gunter Pauli
The Ecology of Commerce Revised Edition: A Declaration of Sustainability, October 26, 2010, by
Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution,Dec 1, 2008,by Paul Hawken and Amory Lovins
Confessions of a Radical Industrialist: Profits, People, Purpose, September 15, 2009, by
Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World’s Most Unusual Workplace, 1995, by Ricardo Semler
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It, May 26, 2006, by Al Gore
MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)
Planetary Boundaries, by Stockholm Resilience Center
Other Learning Networks
Mushroom Entrepreneurship program: the Netherlands by Rotterzwam