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The Emergence of Biosphere Entrepreneurship

Abstract This theoretical article combines entrepreneurship, economics and sustainability to build a new theory of biosphere entrepreneurship.  Going beyond business and social entrepreneurship — which add value to private and community domains, respectively — biosphere entrepreneurship adds value to the biosphere and ecosystem services.  The purpose of this article is Continue Reading

Design to Empower the Female Farmers of India

Design Thinking Use Cases: Design for the Bottom of the Pyramid

entreVersity writes: This is an amazing story. The author travels deep into India to meet women whose livelihood depends solar conductor dryers (SCDs) from S4S Technologies. Solar dryers work with everything from drying flowers for perfume, all tuber crops like ginger, even to make potato or banana chips.  But who Continue Reading

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Design Thinking Use Cases: Cradle to cradle coffee cups

entreversity writes: In the new Theory of Biosphere Entrepreneurship, McDonough and Braungart (see figure below) envision a world without waste, a world without poisons and a world in which all materials are continuously recycled. Cradle-to-cradle suggests that entrepreneurs must protect and enrich ecosystems, making them not just efficient but essentially Continue Reading

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Australia’s Spiritualist Water Entrepreneur . . . and Prime Minister

Speech commemorating the launch of the exhibition ‘Alfred Deakin: The Man’ at the Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library in Geelong, Victoria, August 10, 2011. This is part of the author’s focus on entrepreneurship, climate change, sustainability, and the biosphere. Introduction This article commemorates the 2011 launch of the exhibition ‘Alfred Continue Reading

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Gaiapreneurship: James Lovelock invented ‘climate change entrepreneurship’

entreVersity writes:  Jamie Lovelock turns 100. He is the inspiration for many entrepreneurs who would rather create the conditions to continue and enhance Earth’s life-support services, rather than exploit and plunder the planet unsustainably.  You won’t find it in Google (yet), but let’s talk about a far-out concept – gaiapreneurship. Continue Reading

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The grandfather of geoengineering entrepreneurship: Russ George Ocean Hacker

[See also my Climate change entrepreneurship as if the planet mattered ] Geoengineering has been much in the news lately as our Planet struggles with the Climate Crisis.  Climate-change skeptics, politicians, and some environmentalists hate the idea, but one pioneering entrepreneur saw huge opportunities.[1]  More than ten years ago, Russ Continue Reading

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Climate change entrepreneurship as if the planet mattered

Keywords: climate change, climate change entrepreneurship, biophysical and socio-economic stressors, undermine earth’s capacity There is narrowing scope for entrepreneurial action as the biophysical and socio-economic stressors reduce Earth’s resilience and our collective capacity to help the planet recover.  We are talking about ‘climate change entrepreneurship’.For centuries, entrepreneurs have acted with Continue Reading

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