Solstice deploys “community solar,” enabling households to subscribe to shared solar farms. Co-founder and CEO, Steph Speirs, highlights their business model to achieve greater energy equity.
Applying entrepreneurial principles to serve the poor and protect the planet is the definition of social entrepreneurship at Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Santa Clara University.
Learn perspectives on employee-owned companies as the basis of a new economy focused on broad-based prosperity, limited wealth inequality, shared sense of ownership, and responsibility for communities and workplaces.
Worker collectives make decisions by practicing direct democracy. In NOBL’s case, decisions are made by a broad consensus and operates with little hierarchy.
The objective: Decision-making by consent which led them to Sociocracy. Decision-making members are organized in circles with a Learn, Do, Measure mindset.
Cooperatives, with their community focus, are increasingly viewed as alternatives to the economic models of capitalism and socialism. Explore cooperatives!
What happens when a company transitions from a traditional business model to one with distributed authority – Holacracy? At Covert.com this brought work to the forefront and allowed it to guide the organization’s structure and management process.
Business and Organizational Models for a New World During the 5th season of the Activate World podcast, we will explore if different business and organizational models create more activating dynamics for teams and individuals. Today, cooperatives are being reconsidered and implemented. Holacracy is more than a fad, and Sociocracy is being tested and embraced. Although…
How do you create a more diverse tech industry with greater numbers of empowered women? According to Debbie Forster, you stop talking about it and take action by engaging companies to recruit women to tech, collect data, and share best practices.
Phim Her is a Hmong-American refugee who uses art and design to impact sociocultural innovation. Her interests are in helping people from diverse backgrounds become empowered, have a voice, and find a path forward in the design industry.