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Healthy landscapes are the foundation of human well-being. We depend on them for food, water, clean air, energy, livelihood and meaning. Despite their importance, the world’s landscapes are degrading at an alarming rate. Globally, two billion hectares are waiting to be restored. The good news is…it can be done!

The 4 Returns Platform is an online community of practitioners, policy makers, academics and environmental and business professionals. We are combining forces to regenerate degraded land on a planetary scale. Working together, we can all profit from 4 returns: inspiration, social, natural and financial capital.

Let’s build the foundation of a different world.

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Spend your summer well with our wealth of events

August 4th 2020

7:00 am – 3:00 pm PDT / 10:00am – 6:00 pm EDT

Virtual conference

August 20th 2020

20:00 CEST


This conference will provide farmers with access to the best practices, minds and insights to build a direct-to-market business.

A conversation about regenerative organic agriculture with the people driving the movement forward in Europe and North America.

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Greener Land

This quick and easy tool helps you decide which landscape interventions are best suited towards landscape restoration for the landscape you operate in.

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Online course

Business Model Innovation for Sustainable Landscape Restoration

  • 22 hours to complete
  • beginners level
  • 100% online
  • flexible deadlines
  • all in English

Certificates available

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