WWF-Australia and Fire to Flourish have partnered to support and strengthen community-led regeneration.
As part of our Innovate to Regenerate program, we’re working together to strengthen community capability and agency to lead their own local regeneration. This includes building social connections and conditions for long-term thriving and resilience, supporting inclusive, community leadership and fast-tracking innovations needed to deliver social, environmental and economic benefits. Learnings from this program will be shared to enable communities around Australia to self-organise and lead local regeneration and resilience initiatives, creating a thriving regeneration ecosystem.
How does it work?
Creating the conditions to support communities to lead their own resilience requires us to take an approach that:
Increases agency and supports inclusive participation in environmental protection and regeneration.
- Focuses on driving wealth back into communities, spur regional and economic development and foster local ownership.
- Developing regenerative business models that are viable, sustainable and work to make both people and nature stronger.
- By working with and building the capabilities of individuals, communities and corporates, we can demonstrate that genuinely regenerative business models are viable and feasible while mobilising communities to come together and discover creative solutions from the ground up.
Fire to Flourish is led by the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) at Monash University, with the Paul Ramsay Foundation, Metal Manufactures Pty Ltd and The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) as cornerstone partners.
For more information on Fire to Flourish and how you can get involved, get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.