You’ve probably noticed that I haven’t posted much about the collaborative economy, aka the sharing economy, in a while.. on account of my disappointment that what I heralded in my TEDx Berlin talk was not coming to pass: better distribution of resources, an abundance-based economic paradigm as opposed to a scarcity/competitive model; the connection and […]
By Adam Parsons on open democracy.net The business community may be enthusing about the immense market size and profitability of the big corporate players that espouse sharing as part of their brand identity, but not everyone is convinced that the sharing economy is living up to its visionary rhetoric and aspirations. Far from promoting communitarian values, providing […]
Well done on the presentation, folks. Made my heart beat faster. Hope the book is as good as the website.
Great new story on Shareable.net: “October  was a particularly fruitful month. The New Economy Coalition hosted New Economy Week; Peers took a first step toward building its community with its Dinner with Peers project; Shareable launched our worldwide Map Jam to map all the sharing services in cities around the world; OuiShare hit the road with its OuiShare Europe Tour, visiting 30 cities in two months; […]
Policies for Shareable Cities: a Sharing Economy Policy Primer for Urban Leaders Created by my colleagues at Shareable, the online platform amplifying the global sharing movement, and the Sustainable Economies Law Center, I also had a small role in bringing this important document to the world. PLEASE SHARE IT!