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Worldwide, communities and initiatives spring up who transition to a culture of strong sustainability and harmony with the natural world. What is it that makes them tick?
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Ask The Experts: What Is Social Innovation?

Ask The Experts: What Is Social Innovation? | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

Social innovation is one of those phrases that is in danger of becoming nearly meaningless due to its overuse, and use in such a wide variety of applications. Today, most businesses want to have some claim on the idea that they’re doing something good, and most nonprofits want to be able to say that they’re moving beyond old models of charity and bringing something more innovative to their work.

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Considering Being a Benefit Corporation? A New Site Clears the Path

Considering Being a Benefit Corporation? A New Site Clears the Path | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

Over the past year, the reputation of corporations has been dragged through the mud, with the global Occupy movement casting a skeptical, antagonistic view of such entities, and rightly so, in many cases. But quietly, a new, broader world-benefitting form of corporation has been emerging during the past several years - the B Corp, and more recently, Benefit Corporation status.

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The Biology of Business : Why Relationships Matter

The Biology of Business : Why Relationships Matter | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

With Dr Elisabet Sahtouris

- Recognising the importance of cooperation and collaboration as key to energy-efficient and sustainable relationships.
- Discover how scientific principles of biology and the evolution of living systems inform the operation of successful businesses.

Wellington: Friday 23rd March (evening), Saturday 24th March (all day)
Auckland: Friday 30th March (evening), Saturday 31st March (all day)

 

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Scientific concepts, especially the fundamental assumptions of globalised western science, deeply influence economics, and therefore the human future.

Dr. Elisabet Sahtouris is a world leader in understanding and explaining how the scientific principles of biology and the evolution of living systems can inform the operation of successful businesses as we face global crises.

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Social Entrepreneurship: A Quest to be More Fully Human

Social Entrepreneurship: A Quest to be More Fully Human | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

Social entrepreneurs are starting new organizations that combine best management practices with a socio-ecological purpose. They are expanding the boundaries of what it means to do business and innovating new organizational structures to respond to the needs and demands of an aching society.

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