If you've regularly read On the New Economy, or our various posts about biomimicry, affordability, inclusion, zero waste, and hacking you'll understand the content in this video.
If you actually were at the MIT Conference on Food, Farming and the Future, you'll hear why these words sound familiar (although there's a lot of the substance missing).… [Read the rest]
Once there was a Zen master who met his archery teacher on a cliff overlooking the ocean. At the edge of cliff was a target. The archery teacher demonstrated a perfect shot, firing an arrow directly into the target’s center.… [Read the rest]
When it comes to issues concerning our global economic and ecological future, it is all too easy to frame the discussion as a binary debate. … [Read the rest]
If you live in any area that's prone to drought, you are already thinking about how to manage water. Here are some creative ways that others have come up with to meet the challenge of preserving water.… [Read the rest]
In just 2.5 years the Street Store has helped 500 events to connect the "haves" and "have nots" in a humanistic way, all around the world. And now there's more. On 25 September from 10:30am to 15:30, the co-founders will be at The Salesian Institute, 2 Somerset Road once again to announce their new project.… [Read the rest]
Okay, we've got a problem with plastic. It's a big one. No surprise. It doesn't break down into something useful for other creatures, like leaves or twigs do. It can kill wildlife when left out in the wild.… [Read the rest]
I'm proud of the students at MIT for focusing on how we fundamentally change how we do business in an environmentally and socially aware time. That photo of the frozen wave off Nantucket finally made it on to my internet browser and I thought--wow, now is the time to make the circular economy a reality, on a wide scale.… [Read the rest]