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 […]
Nothing ever changes unless you make it change Perhaps this link will give some inspiration. Enjoy! ps … community ownership enables Eigg to run its own housing association and provide cheap rents – currently about half the market level of “affordable housing” in this region of Scotland. Low-rent societies where residents are liberated from the […]