Code red for humanity.
Human activity is changing the climate in unprecedented and sometimes irreversible ways, a major UN scientific report has said.
But scientists say a catastrophe can be avoided if the world acts fast.
One answer may lie in an approach called Rewilding.
Rewilding is a progressive approach to conservation. It's about letting nature take care of itself, enabling natural processes to shape land and sea, repair damaged ecosystems and restore degraded landscapes. Through rewilding, wildlife's natural rhythms create wilder, more biodiverse habitats.
What might surprise you is that this approach has lessons for organisations.
People often think of organisations as machines. Simple, mechanical objects that would work perfectly if we could only get the settings right.
In reality, organisations are more like our climate system. A complex system of interconnected elements. A change in one area often results in surprising results.
Organisations are often over-managed. This reduces the autonomy of employees and stifles innovation.
So my question - What would it look like to rewild organisations?
Here are my thoughts along with the 11 principles of rewilding.