Biomimicry and why it's important to the future of business
Biomimicry is the practice of learning from and emulating nature. It is geared toward solving systemic challenges and creating more sustainable designs. This Masterclass will cover the why, what and how of biomimicry as it relates to current trends affecting business, including exponential technologies, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, circular economy, distributed economies and systems thinking. It's an inspiring exploration of biomimicry for business in a workshop format, with the aim of identifying opportunities to integrate biomimicry in your thinking and activities.
Janisch is the founding Director of BiomimicrySA. As a Certified
Biomimicry Professional, Claire spends her time exploring nature's
genius in diverse ecosystems and shares this new way of viewing and
valuing nature through biomimicry expeditions and coaching– teaching
& training professionals, students and scholars. She also dives
deeper into research for companies and organisations - translating
nature's innovation and sustainability principles for the design of new
products, processes & systems.
Claire has a MSc
Chem-Engineering in Industrial Ecology and is both a graduate of and has
been a lead trainer for the Biomimicry Professional Certificate Program
offered by Biomimicry 3.8. Claire was selected in the Mail &
Guardian's 200 young South Africans in 2009, 2010 & 2011 and was a
finalist in the Most Influential Women in Business & Government
awards in 2012.
- Date: 27 August 2019
- Time: 08:30-12:00
- Fees: R750
- Training venue: Johannesburg Business School (Cnr Barry Hertzog and Empire Road, Milpark)