Business Models,events,ideas & concepts

You may have heard this at the Food, Farming & Future conference at MIT…

2 Sep , 2017  

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]

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cityscapes,events,Urban Farming

Growing Power’s National-International Urban and Small Farm’s Conference

20 Sep , 2016  

Get ready for Growing Power's conference:

The Growing Food and Justice for All's
Intensive Leadership and Facilitator Training (ILFT)

Growing Power's National- International Urban and Small Farms Conference
Pre-Conference Training
November 16 -18 , 2016
Growing Power Warehouse

Designed to build a community of leaders and provide intensive training and dialogue for participants to facilitate anti-racist food justice in their own programs and communities.… [Read the rest]


affordablility,cityscapes,events,Urban Farming

Growing Food and Farmers: Best practices in growing, distribution and community building

18 Sep , 2016  

Growing Power's National International Urban and Small Farms Conference "Lets Scale it Up! Growing Food and Farmers: Best practices in growing, distribution and community building" will be from November 18-20, 2016 at the Growing Power Warehouse 13111 W.… [Read the rest]

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affordablility,Business Models,cityscapes,events,Zero Waste

The 500th Street Store and more!

12 Sep , 2016  

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]


What’s at stake? Matt Damon explores the Extreme Realities of climate change

2 Dec , 2015  

You already know that climate change is a problem. But have you seen Extreme Realities?

Actor Matt Damon hosts and narrates this episode of Journey to Planet Earth, which explores the link between extreme weather, climate change, and threats to national security.… [Read the rest]



Combating Deforestation in Singapore

16 Sep , 2015  

If you happen to be in Singapore on September 28th and 29th, you may want to join the global community at this event to combat deforestation.

The conference "How business can tackle deforestation – A make or break issue for Asia’s corporate reputation?" is

designed to be an annual meeting for business leaders, leading NGOs, government representatives and academics to further the discussion on how business can tackle deforestation across the supply chain.

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Business Models,Circular Economy,events

The MIT Sustainability Summit on April 24 and 25 will be on the circular economy

4 Mar , 2015  

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]

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Get ready for Planet and People – June 29 to July 2, 2015

18 Nov , 2014  

The 8th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC) is scheduled to convene next summer, from June 29 to July 2, in Gothenburg, Sweden. WEEC is an international group focused on education for environment and sustainable development.

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