Gregor MacLennan works for Amazonwatch an organisation that campaigns for the rights and lives of indigenous tribes living in the Amazon rainforest in Peru. MacLennan explains that huge tracts of the Amazon have been sold to international companies for mineral extraction. Those companies come and extract the minerals but they leave a lot behind: pollution on an unprecedented scale, deforestation, the undoable disruption of the communities that live there.
- No Straight Lines: making sense of our non-linear worldAuthor, 2011http://www.no-straight-lines.com http://thedobook.co/products/do-design-why-beauty-is-key-to-everything
Alan is a business innovator. He changes the way people understand and think about
the world, and how their businesses can succeed in a world of constant change.
In essence, Alan helps companies craft innovative, high performance businesses that are ethical, sustainable and restorative and will yield high commercial returns. Building beautiful businesses is his life’s mission.
He is particularly valuable when working with organisations who are at a critical inflection point, when they are paying close attention to transformational change. He achieves this by
creating bespoke programmes to stimulate, identify and realise opportunity.
It is his unique creative capacity to work alongside companies who need his skills and knowledge to help them transform what they do and how they translate that into the bottom line. Alan offers his clients a viable creative vision of what their businesses can become. He possesses a proven track record of seeing undiscovered potential and realising it.
He has worked with many leading
businesses across six continents, in the form of advising, board positions,
teaching, workshops and invitational speaking. These include, Google,
Microsoft, KPN, H&M, The Coca Cola Company, MacLaren
Automotive, Accel, and
Institutional Pension Funds.
What would your business look like if you committed to making it beautiful?