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A new kind of supermarket | Ruth Anslow | TEDxBrighton

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Ruth talks about her vision for a more sustainable and responsible model for supermarkets. Ruth Anslow, along with her sister Amy, is a Co-Founder of … Continue reading

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The Story of the Unicorn Grocery

On October 27th 2012, Meitheal Mid West and The Workers Cooperative Network held a day of seminars on worker cooperatives and cooperative banking, in the University of Limerick Kemmy Business School, with the aim of encouraging and growing a cooperative … Continue reading

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A healthy economy should be designed to thrive, not grow

What would a sustainable, universally beneficial economy look like? “Like a doughnut,” says Oxford economist Kate Raworth. In a stellar, eye-opening talk, she explains how we can move countries out of the hole — where people are falling short on … Continue reading

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Power In Our Interconnectedness: Jacqueline Novogratz at TEDxEuston

Jacqueline Novogratz is the founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of poverty. Acumen Fund aims to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging … Continue reading

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Don’t fail fast — fail mindfully

We celebrate bold entrepreneurs whose ingenuity led them to success, but what happens to those who fail? Far too often, they bury their stories out of shame or humiliation — and miss out on a valuable opportunity for growth, says … Continue reading

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