The longest night of the year inspires, infuses and enthuses feeling-people to emphasise more LIGHT. Winter solstice 2020 in the Northern Hemisphere will be at 14:30CET on Monday, 21 December. However, in these dark & VUCA times we each need to max-out on light bringing activities and celebrations: Diwali, observed on the 15th day of […]
If you think influential entities are acting weird in a political sense, financial markets are starting to bet massively on ethical & sustainability values (!) according to PwC — the business audit, tax and consulting firm. “In 2019, PwC conducted a global survey on the investment priorities of 750 institutional investors and 10,000 retail investors, and […]
This is not a blog about male psychology… but something more simple: common sense. Musing on PET (and humanity)’s mission of encouraging social development, environmental protection and improvement, and wellbeing, I am forced to admit that what often holds me back from doing the right stuff, is the knottiness of the issue at hand… I’ll […]
The Scottish Rural Network, of which PET is a member, has an interesting blog on self-help communities in South Korea. Pretty far from Findhorn I hear you think; but not the self-help part. It’s of interest because it links community skills, the ageing phenomenon and social enterprise. Enjoy the blog.
Have you heard of Wait but why? Wait; you haven’t? Why? Patience, and check out this follow-on blog from the Elon Musk series! Fascinating stuff—all of it. Enjoy!
What social enterprise will look like in 2020 Charities ‘should see non-charitable social enterprises as comrades-in-arms’ Charities want to trade as social enterprises, but face poor access to finance Showing the further blurring of the traditional profit line between mainstream and “other” businesses, press and education are more&more emphasising the “Conscious Purpose” of […]
Greetings, Here’s an opportunity for carbon reduction in practice: a fascinating, up2date and topical analysis of the costs of running a car privately versus using a Car Share service. The maths is quite clear; now more individuals just need to choose to Car Share. Just like with our own (lately enlarged) Phoenix Shop at the […]