Tag: Transition Enterprise

The rise of the Sharing Economy in my community

The rise of the Sharing Economy in my community

Published on October 10, 2013 in Blog with 0 Comments

This is a great guest post by Davie Philip from Cultivate. He gives some very real and practical examples of the sharing economy in his community. At REconomy we are lucky enough to see more and more inspirational enterprises and projects popping up all over but very few examples like this of a collection of […]

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The new economy in Brazil: Through the eyes of a REconomist

The new economy in Brazil: Through the eyes of a REconomist

Published on April 19, 2013 in Blog, Energy, Finance, Food, Manufacturing with 4 Comments

I was very excited to be returning to Sao Paulo, Brazil and exploring it from a REconomy perspective. I lived there for 7 years during the 90’s and I know that pretty much anything is possible within the Brazilian economy.   For example, do you think that what happened in Cyprus was extreme? That’s child’s play! […]

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The potential of the co-operative business model

The potential of the co-operative business model

Published on April 6, 2013 in Blog with 1 Comment

We’d like to thank Kate Whittle from Cooperantics for this guest post responding to my TEDx talk (The unstoppable rise of the collaborative economy) and exploring further one of the key facets, which is the potential of the co-operative business model. Here’s the talk just in case you haven’t seen it.   Shane Hughes TEDx Lausanne  […]

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Collaboration and cooperation – Sleeping giants of economic shift change

Collaboration and cooperation – Sleeping giants of economic shift change

Published on December 7, 2012 in Blog with 4 Comments

We are caught between an old system that no longer works and a new one that is trying to emerge. In recent times more and more people have grappled with articulating, what they see as the new economic model, with increasing confidence and detail. I believe that the ‘three C’s’ (the change-maker, cooperative and collaborative […]

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