The Journey from Ego to Eco Futurist Gerd Leonhard

Oct 02

Q&A with Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO, Acumen Fund -

Connected to that, the business schools are now integrating social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, impact investing and patient capital — a new ecosystem, if you will, that I hope long-term influences all of business. I think you’re starting to see a whole group of business leaders that believe that the status quo, when it comes to business, is no longer an option. We have to do better as a world.

The Morning Briefing: The state of food in 2012 | SmartPlanet -

4.) Enough to go round but millions still starve. Food has never been such a global issue. Some 1.5bn overweight and obese adults share the planet with 870m chronically hungry people, and governments are grappling with the same challenges: how to produce more food from less land, slash waste and reduce price volatility, while battling erratic climate patterns.

In Melbourne, meet the New Joneses | SmartPlanet -

Since BNNM was conceived in 2010, it has become something of a beacon for the conscientious and collaborative consumption movement in Melbourne. “Part of it is about conscientious consumption or collaborative consumption and asking the questions like who made it? Where is it going to go after I use it? Do I really need it? How much is ‘enough’?” DiMattina says. According to DiMattina, there are different models of new consumption. For example, some people would never consider going to a charity store but will go out and buy something new that is made ethically. While other people swap their wardrobes around constantly and share their things.

Jul 17

Mindfulness is the New Definition of Success -

What is the last thing you look at before you go to bed? Is it the television blaring a Netflix series? Or are you catching up on the stories of the day in your Twitter feed? How often do you go from staring at a screen to shutting your eyes, expecting to get a good night’s sleep? via Pocket

Jul 16

Take a look: make a game with drive-by-studio UK -

Thanks for forwarding the ego-eco.co.uk domain to this site, Matt George

Jul 13

By 2045 'The Top Species Will No Longer Be Humans,' And That Could Be A Problem -

These are the words of Louis Del Monte, physicist, entrepreneur, and author of “The Artificial Intelligence Revolution. via Pocket

Jul 06

The End of the Capitalist Era, and What Comes Next -

The capitalist era is passing… not quickly, but inevitably. A new economic paradigm — the Collaborative Commons — is rising in its wake that will transform our way of life. We are already witnessing the emergence of a hybrid economy, part capitalist market and part Collaborative Commons. via Pocket

Lessig's Letter to Everyone -

You did it. Amazingly, dramatically, beautifully, you did it. I won’t say I knew you would. I wasn’t that smart. And I won’t even say this crowdfunding idea was mine. It wasn’t. But when I heard it, I knew it was right, and that we had to do it. And that was right. via Pocket

Singularity 1 on 1: Jeremy Rifkin on the Zero Marginal Cost Society and the Decline of Capitalism -

Jeremy Rifkin is a social activist, economist, futurist and best-selling author of twenty books on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. via Pocket

Jun 11

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBLNJL

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBLNJL

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBJHhP

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBJHhP

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBLRwu

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBLRwu

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBLP6s

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBLP6s

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBJHap

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBJHap

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBK6RK

Being human in a digital world Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard a presentation on what will make or keep us human in a digital, networked, AI, IoT and Big Data society http://flic.kr/p/kBK6RK