‘Wealth of Networks’
Tracks the emerging information-sharing, open-source cooperative sectors of economies in the USA, Canada, Europe, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and other countries. In this new sharing, cooperative economy, sectors are exchanging information, bartering and using new forms of currency in order to make their money stretch further. The Wealth of Networks balances the older competitive sectors based on money.
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PBS series Visionaries to feature NCBA CLUSA in hour-long special on cooperative movement What do a coffee farmer, pickle maker, board game entrepreneur, Mozambican doctor, funeral director, beer brewer, grocery store deli clerk and president of a credit union have in common? They are all members of the global cooperative movement. Over six [...]
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How to create value at lower cost through innovation? The viewpoints of Navi Radjou and Jeremy Rifkin at the 2016 International Summit of Cooperatives Quebec, May 11, 2016 – For the third edition of the International Summit of Cooperatives, which will be held in Quebec (Canada) from October 11 to 13, 2016, the eminent innovation and leadership [...]
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The future of P2P lending — Ripple opens European headquarters — Digital-only bank to launch in Hong Kong
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