In Detroit, food entrepreneurs have come together via an organization called FoodLab Detroit to share resources, experiences, and ideas in hopes of making new models of business more sustainable and just. Read more »
This is the introduction and a sample chapter from The Producism Manifesto: A New Game For A New Economy, authored by New Economist/Tech Social Entrepreneur, Drew Little. He's also the founder of the sharing economy startup, Producia. Read more »
“It can make a difference between life and death.” These words are from a woman who was a recipient of a generous donation.
The need is immense and requires sharing something quite personal. Read more »
After writing her PhD thesis on neighborhood sharing, Millie Stone was given a "community cake" that required her to ask her neighbor for a cup of sugar. She reflects on why she -- and so many other people -- find it so much easier to give than to ask for something as simple as a cup of sugar. Read more »
In 2010, Liz Elam hadn't even heard of an unconference. But at the Coworking Unconference she met coworking leaders, got her questions answered, formed friendships and partnerships, and got fired up and inspired. And now she's the executive producer of the Global Coworking Unconference Conference. Read more »
Trading Spaces is an integration strategy that challenges the idea that commercial local retail businesses and social projects should continue to seek sustainability separately. Instead, business and innovative social projects can view each other as mutually dependent rather than mutually exclusive or competitive. Read more »