Nature's principles and strategies of sustainable design are the ultimate benchmark and an untapped natural resource. As Janine Benyus has said, "Seeing nature as our mentor, rather than a warehouse of goods is a powerful act."
Areas Adiel Gavish is Knowledgeable in:
Biomimicry; sustainability; regenerative product and service design; sustainable systems, products and services design; creating executive statements on sustainability.
Techniques Adiel Gavish Uses:
Biomimicry, systems thinking, design thinking, benchmarking against Ecological Performance Standards, gap analysis
Adiel Gavish's Problem Solving Skills:
Community and Network Building
Adiel Gavish's Problem Solving Experience:
As founder of the BiomimicryNYC regional network, I am helping to build a community of innovators inspired by nature.
In partnership with the Global Biomimicry Network, a consortium of professionals from all sectors and industries, we are working to transform the world by studying and applying nature’s 3.8 billion years of design wisdom to solve complex social, environmental and economic issues.
I have also consulted both social enterprises and FT 500 businesses on sustainability and climate change strategies. Prior to attending Columbia University for my MS in Sustainability Management, I was the Director of a non-profit grassroots environmental advocacy organization for 7 years. Working across sectors and industries, I brought a diverse set of stakeholders together around sustainability solutions.