(The book Inventing for the Sustainable Planet was written using Imagestreaming)
The workshop is designed to give you the latest ” behind the eyes” techniques to access your hidden creativity to apply to problem solving and inventing.
You will leave with a tool-box of ways to come up with and implement innovations. And, depending on what you choose to work on during the workshop, maybe a whole new innovation.
This is a method for using the cafe method with financial permaculture. It can be used to plan a start up sustainable community or to develop a more resilient local business. It has one major element: The object worksheet For the first use, start by asking participants, in an open space setting, to identify which Read more about How to run a financial permaculture session[…]
The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire in all people a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the whole human family, the greater community of life, and future generations. Read more about I joined the Earth Charter today[…]
David Korten is co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine, co-chair of the New Economy Working Group, president of the People-Centered Development Forum, and a founding board member of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies(BALLE). Following the publication of his book, Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, he has formulated these ten common Read more about 10 Common Sense Principles for the New Economy[…]
This document provides a broad definition of an Eco-Unit to act as a starting point for people wanting to develop their own eco-village. I believe it can help development of eco-villages if the owners and administrators can agree at an early stage what it is they are aiming for. A document like this sets up Read more about ECO Units: a definition document[…]
Corporations are poised to enter a new era where environmental, social and corporate governance issues are embedded throughout operations, the supply chain and subsidiaries. This according to a new report from the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture, based on a global survey of more than 750 CEOs and in-depth interviews with 50 of the Read more about UN’s Global Compact report reveals corporations ready to embrace sustainability[…]
Posted recently on Thomas Greco’s site BEYOND MONEY this revealing animation of the growing unemployment in the US. It reminds me once again that we are living in a system that neither gainfully occupies us or encourages stewardship of our natural and mineral resources.
A new site, in beta format, has just launched to support maths and science teachers who want to convey a deeper understanding for sustainability to their students. The site just now offers a few open-ended problems for sutdents to practice their calculation and estimation skills on with problems around: How much land is available to Read more about Beta site for teachers launched[…]