community

Communities and the State of our Economic Landscape

Communities and the State of our Economic Landscape

Evelyne explores what community is from her personal experiences tree planting, to business, to her experience in the Groundswell Social Venture program.

"Businesses do well to create a brand that might mimic the trustworthiness of a close friend or relative when offering services to create customer loyalty. But there is no substitute for authentic community."

Do As the Trees Do: Towards A Future Human Forest

Do As the Trees Do: Towards A Future Human Forest

Like most things that we discover and believe are innovative, nature has been doing this collaboration thing for eons. Turns out most of us just haven't noticed. We've also been told that evolution is driven by survival of the fittest, a concept that has emboldened the dog-eat-dog nature of the business world.

But this is not the whole picture.