green economy

What is a Local Living Economy?

Perhaps the best resource on this is the Business Association for Local Living Economies (www.livingeconomies.org). Here’s how they put – see if this doesn’t resonate deeply with you: A Local Living Economy ensures economic power resides locally, sustaining healthy community life and natural life, as well as long-term economic viability. A Living Economy is guided …

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The Conscious Economy

“The solution to globalization is not to throw rocks at big businesses like Wal-Mart but to build the alternative,” says Shuman, author of Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age. The “alternative” that Shuman is talking about includes not just businesses that are planted on Main Street but entire economies that are locally …

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The Problem of the Suicide Economy:

(This blog post is a compilation of the writings of David C. Korten, Victor Bremsen and Judy Wicks). David Korten: Having reached the limits of an Era of Empire, humanity is compelled to accept responsibility for the consequences of its presence on a finite planet, make a conscious collective choice to leave behind the excesses …

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Beyond the Green Economy

An interview with Joshua Myrvaagnes where Tad Hargrave speaks about the web of life needed to make a sustainable world. Joshua: I’m very excited about this interview. I’m speaking with Tad Hargrave, a green marketer and personal hero. He is one of the major people to inspire me to start InspiringWebCopy, and he generously agreed …

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Top 7 Reasons Why A Recession Is a Great Time to Start a Green Business

An article from Scott Cooney (author of Build a Green Small Business: Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur (McGraw-Hill)). He hopes that someday the green economy will simply be referred to as…the economy. While counterintuitive, a recession is actually a terrific time to start a business. Sure, credit is tight, and venture capital is definitely …

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