Our Philosophy

4 SKIES is committed to the application of Indigenous philosophy as it concerns the theory and practice of sustainability.

The foundation and basis of the 4 SKIES philosophy is a model that originates in ancient Indigenous understandings of Natural Law known as the Medicine Circle. 

wheel.jpgThe Medicine Circle provides a model for examining component parts of creation and how humans can sustainably connect with the web of life on our planet. Viewed thusly, this strategic ideal is established to negotiate the complexities of ‘humans with nature’ relationships while providing balance to social, environmental, economic and natural law priorities for present and future generations. 4 SKIES maintains this commitment as its core driving value. 

“We do not own the earth – we borrow it from our grandchildren.”

- Anonymous Elder          

By partnering with mainstream stakeholder communities to build cutting edge infrastructures and products, 4 SKIES ensures that communities are at the heart of their industrial development. Through a clean, balanced approach the immediate needs of people will be met, while providing profit margins for long term healthy companies. 

4 SKIES embodies a philosophy of change. A change in how we think about our values towards non-commoditized goods such as community wellbeing, ancient knowledge and a sustainable habitat. 4 SKIES projects will utilize “Traditional Ecological Knowledge” and the innovational technologies needed to confront the challenges of the increasing scarcity of sustainable resources. Ultimately the business model of 4 SKIES strives to preserve life, knowledge and the environment while remaining competitive in the global market place. 

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Through this collaborative approach, coupled with innovative technologies, a replicable model for global sustainability and environmental issues can be achieved. 

“There is a difference between progress and technology, progress benefits mankind. Technology does not necessarily do that.”

- Nikola Tesla