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Most of r3.0’s work is available to the general public through its library. Below you can find the most recent publications from r3.0.

All documents in this library can be downloadet by clicking on the logo or description.


UNRISD Synthesis Report

2019 Conference Report

2018 Conference Report

2017 Conference Report

2015 Conference Report

2014 Conference Report


MEDIUM articles

Ralph leads r3.0, a pre-competitive non-profit delivering Blueprints for reporting, data, accounting & integral business models for regenerative capitalism.

The Lighthouse Keeper Articles on LinkedIn

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r3.0 – Open Dialogue 5 – with Joe Brewer and Avit Bhowmik May 9 2024 – Negative and Positive Tipping Point Dynamics

r3.0 – Open Dialogue 4 – The Sustainability Context Gap

Ralph Thurm – Keynote at THWS Schweinfurt – StudyFAB, April 2024

Ralph Thurm – Introductory Presentation 3rd Open Dialog Session with Jem Bendell, April 2024

Bill Baue – UNRISD SDPI Webinar 3-26-2024

CRVBC Compiled Presentations – 3-17-24 Final

Bill Baue – Lost Decade – 2-14-24 FEI Presentation

2nd Open Dialog Session 2-12-2024 – Planetary Commons

ESBs Dialogue 1-22-2024

Presentation Bill Baue – Audencia Multicapital Accounting Workshop – November 2023

December 2, 2022 B.A.U.M. Online Meeting on ‚True‘ Sustainability Reporting

On December 2, a group of about 40 members of B.A.U.M. (Germany’s biggest membership association of environmentally oriented businesses) convened a 90 minute workshop on how to best organise a sustainability reporting process using the UN SDPI, the EU ESRS and GRI. Ralph presented the UN SDPI and ESRS findings and synchronising them for best assessments of true sustainability performance.

November, 2022 Bioregional Doughnuts Session at Bioregional Regeneration Summit

As a member of the Regenerative Communities Network (as a Systems Convener of the Connecticut River Valley Bioregional Collaborative), r3.0 served as a sponsor of the Bioregional Regeneration Summit. As well, r3.0 Senior Director Bill Baue organized a session on Bioregional Doughnuts, using the opportunity to introduce the UNRISD Sustainable Development Performance Indicators as a means of assessing bioregional respect for sustainability thresholds.   

April 20, 2022 S-HUB Norway

This is a combined keynote and workshop presentation by Ralph Thurm, held at the 2022 S-Hub Norway Conference in Oslo, looking at shortcomings of ESG and necessary steps towards a System Value Economy.

November 12, 2021 GLS Bank

The GLS Bank’s reporting approach combines the r3.0 ‘New Impetus’ of sustainability reporting and the UNRISD set of context-based indicators (GLS Bank was a pilot project partner) in a unique way. A presentation given by Jan Köpper (GLS Bank) and Ralph Thurm (r3.0).

November 9, 2021 CSO-Integrate 21 Conference

Bill & Mark McElroy are asking the question “when is Sustainability sustainable”?

June 11, 2021 Regenerative Platforms Conference

Bill & Ralph presented on the shift from Sustainability to Regeneration & Thriving in a breakout of the Regenerative Platforms Sense-Making Session

May 19, 2021 CSEAR-EMAN Conference

Bill keynoted the Center for Social & Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) / Environmental Management Accounting Network (EMAN) Conference with a presentation on “Anthropocene Accounting: Multicapital Value Creation.”

July 1-3, 2019 New Business Model Conference, Berlin

r3.0 Managing Director Ralph Thurm presented the r3.0 Transformation Journey setup at the 4th New Business Model Conference in Berlin on July 1-3, 2019.

August 16,2018 Co-op Power, Florence, Massachusetts

Bill presented on Sustainable Business Models for the New Economy at Co-op Power in Florence, Massachusetts on 16 August with its CEO Lynn Benander, who also reprised her presentation of the Co-op Power business model incubation process.

You can also watch the presentation video here.

June 27/28, 2018 New Business Model Conference, Sofia

Ralph spoke at the 3rd New Business Model Conference in Sofia, presenting the New Business Models Blueprintand the Transformation Journey Blueprint. The New Business Models Conference is instigated by a group of European Universities and invites papers on the topic of sustainable business model design. r3.0 recruited various academic participants from this group for the development of the New Business Model Blueprint.

June 25, Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs 2018 Annual General Meeting, Brussel

Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs, a nonprofit bridging Belgium-based companies with developing market entrepreneurs for expertise-sharing, invited r3.0 Senior Director Bill Baue to keynote its June 25th Annual General Meeting in Brussels.

June 6, 2018 Sustainable Brand Conference, Vancouver

At the Sustainable Brands Conference in Vancouver on 6 June 2018, r3.0 Senior Director Bill Baue spoke on “Future of Sustainability Reporting” panel with fellow panelists including Goodera CEO Abhishek Humbad, SASB Technical Director Sonal Dalal, GRI Board Chair Eric Hespenheide, and HIP Investor CEO Paul Herman.

Other r3.0 Publications

Thrive – Fundamentals for a New Economy: Book Chapter by r3.0, 2021

Ralph Thurm “Der Tagesspiegel”, 17.02.2022 

r3.0 Opinion Paper #1

r3.0 Multicapitalism White Paper #1

Reporting 3.0 Information Brochure 2018

Thomson Reuters Article

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: From Monocapitalism to Multicapitalism: 21st Century System Value Creation

r3.0 BASIC Event (February 2018)

Bill and Ralph gave a presentation entitled “ESG’s Illusions of Progress & Necessary Transformation,” echoing the quote by r3.0 Steering Board Member Brendan LeBlanc of EY: “The only thing more dangerous than no progress is the illusion of progress” at February 14, 2018 in Boston. Please feel free to share widely.

SB Ebook

After posting r3.0’s ten-part article series, Sustainable Brands bundled the articles together into an eBook that it recently published. The eBook includes Forewords by SB Founder Koann Vikoren Skrzyniarz and Global Reporting Initiative Co-Founder (and Progressive Democrat Candidate for Masssachusetts Governor) Bob Massie.

GTAC Concept Note

We have been working closely with GRI Co-Founder Allen White, in his role as r3.0 Advocation Partner, to draft a Concept Note proposing a Global Thresholds & Allocations Council (GTAC) that can deliver validated thresholds and off-the-shelf allocation methodologies. Please see the Concept Note to get more information about the GTAC.



Videos from the Conference 2020 can be found here. Video are available on a “pay-as-you-value-it” basis.


Aftermovie r3.0 Conference 2019 High resolution

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 1 Intro

Speaker: Ralph Thurm

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 1 Village 1

Speaker: Volkert Engelsman – EOSTA

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 1 Journey 1

Speakers: Lois Guthrie – WBCSD and Adam Garfunkel – Junxion

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 1 Sherpa 1 & 2

Speakers Sherpa 1: Andy Whitman – Manomet and Willem Ferwerda – Commonland
Speakers Sherpa 2: Andew Simms – The Rapid Transition Alliance and Kees Klomp – THRIVE Institute

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 1 Journey 2

Speakers: Martina Prox – FSLCI, Marcia Bos – Salut, Magdalena Matei – Scale of Significance and Erik Friedeberg – Manifesto

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 1 Village 2

Speakers: Laura Palmeiro – UN Global Compact, Mark Gough – Natural Capital Coalition and Michal Shinwell – OECD

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 2 Village 3

Speaker: Kate Raworth – Doughnut Economics and Joe Brewer – Capital Institute

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 2 Sherpa 3

Speakers: Tjeerd Krumpelman – ABN AMRO and Adrian de Groot Ruiz – Impact Institute

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 2 Journey 3

Speakers: Lauren Muusse – ING and Mairead Keigher – Shift

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 2 Village 4

Speakers: Richard Howitt – IIRC, Nora Bateson – International Bateson Insititute and Daniel Christian Wahl – Author, Designing Regenerative Cultures

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 2 Sherpa 4

Speakers: Kris Douma – UN PRI, Manuel Adamini – Climate Bonds Initiative, Rens van Tilburg – Sustainable Finance Lab and Adam Garfunkel – Junxion

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 2 Village 5

Speakers: Ralph Thurm – r3.0, Bill Baue – r3.0 and Peter Teuscher – BSD Consulting, an ELEVATE Company

r3.0 2019 Conference Day 2 Journey 4

Speakers: Floske Kusse – ING and Stefan Bringezu – UNEP International Resource Panel

2018 & 2017

r3.0 2018 Conference Movie

r3.0 2017 Conference Movie

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