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.