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La Red Nuestras Ciudades está buscando fundadores! Nuestra historia comienza en Rio de Janeiro, en julio del 2011, con la Red Meu Rio.

La Red Nuestras Ciudades está buscando fundadores!

En menos de tres años de trabajo, Meu Rio ha logrado incluir a más de 170 mil personas en decisiones y formulaciones de políticas públicas en temas de transparencia, movilidad, infraestructura, educación y salud. Hoy, uno de cada 15 jóvenes cariocas entre los 20 y 29 años es miembro de Meu Rio. En julio del 2014, en Sao Paulo, lanzamos nuestra primera experiencia de replicación de este modelo. La Red Minha Sampa ya cuenta con más de 10 mil miembros y con victorias significativas en pocos meses. JJS » Our Current Projects. Apresentação GVT na Praça Santo Amaro by Instituto Elos Brasil. Be Movement is a social enterprise that celebrates the courage to be.Be Movement – Celebrating the Courage to Be. You are Invited - Making a Social Difference: Enterprising the Impact. Base Colaborativa - Traga o melhor de si. Base Colaborativa.

Na berlinda, bibliotecas se reinventam no Brasil e no mundo - BBC Brasil - Notícias. IDEAS CITY. Senhora de 84 anos recusa oferta de 1 milhão e obriga shopping a construir em volta de sua casa. Uma senhora de 84 anos se tornou uma verdadeira heroína da resistência à especulação imobiliária e ao crescimento desenfreado das cidades.

Senhora de 84 anos recusa oferta de 1 milhão e obriga shopping a construir em volta de sua casa

Esfregando na cara do sistema que dinheiro não é tudo na vida ela recusou uma oferta de 1 milhão de dólares por sua propriedade em Seattle, Washignton. Edith Macefield se recusou a abrir mão de sua casa para que o terreno desse lugar a um shopping center. Fez com que arquitetos e engenheiros quebrassem a cabeça e mudassem o projeto do empreendimento para respeitar sua decisão. A super vovó faleceu em 2008, aos 87 anos, mas mesmo nesse momento conseguiu surpreender a todos uma última vez. Ela deixou sua casa para Barry Martin, o chefe de obras da construção. The Legend of Edith Macefield – STEADFAST by Caffe Vita (Chapter 1) from GMP on Vimeo.

Shared City. Imagine if you could build a city that is shared. Where people become micro-entrepreneurs, and local mom and pops flourish once again. Imagine a city that fosters community, where space isn’t wasted, but shared with others. Storify · Make the web tell a story. The system is failing, hack the system.

We live in an unsustainable world.

The system is failing, hack the system

Our climate is warming. Our food system is failing. Our clean water sources are drying up. But fear not, social entrepreneurs are here to the rescue! They are our socially-minded heroes using the market, building businesses and offering us products and services that will save the world. But wait ... Carbon emissions rose at a slower rate in 2012, but they are still rising. The reality is that our global economy and society are unsustainable at their core. Many social entrepreneurs have their hearts in the right place but are not going far enough to create systemic change. My Circle. Towards the circular economy. Linear consumption is reaching its limits.

Towards the circular economy

A circular economy has benefits that are operational as well as strategic, on both a micro- and macroeconomic level. This is a trillion-dollar opportunity, with huge potential for innovation, job creation and economic growth. The last 150 years of industrial evolution have been dominated by a one-way or linear model of production and consumption in which goods are manufactured from raw materials, sold, used and then discarded or incinerated as waste. In the face of sharp volatility increases across the global economy and proliferating signs of resource depletion, the call for a new economic model is getting louder.

The quest for a substantial improvement in resource performance across the economy has led businesses to explore ways to reuse products or their components and restore more of their precious material, energy and labour inputs. The Embassy Network - Reinventing Home. For awesome coliving communities that want to be part of something bigger.

The Embassy Network - Reinventing Home

Cultural Qualities of Embassies: Thoughtful and creative about the things you do, and can celebrate curiosity and participation Seek to have a meaningful positive impact, whether in art or science, small or big, internal or external. Are committed to providing a clean and safe environment. Brasil se torna o primeiro país com um representante da Open Knowledge fora da Europa. What is the Global Shapers Community? The global society, more connected than ever is indeed a complex living organism that is suffering from all sorts of disharmonies and inequalities.

What is the Global Shapers Community?

Most of this issues are the result of years of economical development that were based on competition, and unsustainable extraction of value from nature and people. Now, "The Times They Are a-Changin" and some people do want to be responsible for the change we want to see in the world. Now its time for change, for consciousness, responsibility, mindfulness and action. "With more than 50% of the world’s population under the age of 27, the voice of youth is increasingly more relevant to improving the state of the world. The majority of them live in urban areas. This quote expresses the purpose on the creation of the Global Shapers Community which is an international network, that above all, are friends and peers, with one big issue in common, they all want to be the change they want to see in the world.

Ideas and Tools for Progress. OuiShare Fest 2014: The Age of Communities.