positive economy

Co-creation is “a specific combination of players essential to…

Emmanuel Marchant, former general manager of danone.communities, and Jean-Christophe Laugée, director of the Danone Ecosystem Fund, explain why co-creation is at the heart of the two funds’ approach.

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Pakistan gives rise to a new wave of social entrepreneurs

The emergence of social enterprises over the last two decades has driven social innovation and created sustainable and scalable solutions in several parts of the developing world. Social enterprise, a…

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A Glimmer of Hope in NY?

The Livelihoods Fund lies at the cornerstone of the current debates on climate change and development, which are key factors impacting international negotiations on the environment. Bernard Giraud, President…

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Cooperatives are key to sustainable development, says ILO

In a 2013 survey, the complete results of which are yet to be published, the International Labour Organisation highlights how the cooperative model contributes to achieving some of the Millennium Development…

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How to Save Money with Alternative Energy

Do you want to save money? If so, then you should certainly consider using alternative energy. Arguably the most important benefit is that you can do your part to help conserve the Earth’s natural resources,…

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In Beijing, You Can Pay For Train Rides With Plastic Bottles

Across the world, there are many ways to encourage recycling. Tax breaks, virtual points, deposit payments--there's no shortage of ideas. Recently, we even came across a machine in Istanbul that gives…

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Returnable bottles: a new informal economy is emerging

In Germany and in Denmark, but also in Brazil, new kinds of workers are using the flaws of the recycling industry to make a little extra money and fight poverty.

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Arnaud Ventura: “Every economic agent can have a positive impact…

In the light of the first LH Forum recently held in Le Havre to promote the positive economy, Arnaud Ventura, co-founder of micro-finance Group PlaNet Finance and Founder of the Positive Economy Movement,…

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