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ECOpreneuring

ECOpreneuring

Putting Purpose and the Planet Before Profits

Powerful social trends towards green living, relocalization and self-sufficiency have fanned the fires of would-be ecopreneurs in North America, driving a shift towards prioritizing purpose over profits, and building community over building market …

related subjects: New Economies
Five Ring Circus (PDF)

Five Ring Circus (PDF)

Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games

The shiny rings of the Olympic Games have grown tarnished over the years as doping, corruption and other scandals rise to the surface. Those scandals are the tip of the iceberg, according to author Christopher Shaw, the lead spokesperson for several …

related subjects: New Economies
The Natural Step Story

The Natural Step Story

Seeding a Quiet Revolution

Few organizations have been as influential as The Natural Step in empoweringand inspiring people to design a more sustainable world. In The NaturalStep Story, Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt describes first hand the evolution ofthe Natural Step framework …

related subjects: New Economies
The Natural Step Story (PDF)

The Natural Step Story (PDF)

Seeding a Quiet Revolution

Few organizations have been as influential as The Natural Step in empoweringand inspiring people to design a more sustainable world. In The NaturalStep Story, Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt describes first hand the evolution ofthe Natural Step framework …

related subjects: New Economies
Building an Ark (PDF)

Building an Ark (PDF)

101 Solutions to Animal Suffering

by Ethan Smith
with Guy Dauncey
foreword by Jane Goodall, PhD. & DBE

Building an Ark: 101 Solutions to Animal Suffering is a first-of-its-kind, inspiring look at practical solutions to the impact humans have on animals and the natural world.

Factory farms, habitat destruction, animal product testing, the abuse and …

related subjects: New Economies
The New Village Green (PDF)

The New Village Green (PDF)

Living Light, Living Local, Living Large

The village green is the focal point of any community; a gathering place where the best ideas take root and the brightest voices are heard.

The New Village Green gathers some of the best ideas and brightest voices of the green community; some famous …

related subjects: New Economies
The Economics of Happiness

The Economics of Happiness

Building Genuine Wealth

We all know that money can't buy you love...or happiness, but we have been living our lives as though the accumulation of wealth is the key to our dreams.

Why, in spite of increasing economic prosperity over the past 50 years, are many conditions of …

related subjects: New Economies
Urban Meltdown (PDF)

Urban Meltdown (PDF)

Cities, Climate Change and Politics as Usual

In 1950, only thirty percent of the world's population lived in cities. By 2007, the planet's population has now doubled and today, as many people live in cities as populated the entire planet in 1950. Eighty percent of the planet's greenhouse gases …

related subjects: New Economies