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Dartington November 2014

The Elysia Commons team held an event on Friday 7th of November to launch the Commons to a wider group of people and introduce the idea of the investment fund that is the financial driving force of the Commons Corporation.  There will be more on that soon, but for now, here is the keynote presentation in which the fundamental [...]

By | 2017-05-09T15:32:15+00:00 December 11th, 2014|Blog, Intro to Commons, Social Enterprise|0 Comments

A Commons Corporation: Harnessing the creativity of enterprise and private ownership for the common good

A commons corporation is a new economic model that represents an evolutionary step beyond both social enterprise and corporate social responsibility. It has been variously described as a form of sustainable capitalism and a ‘perpetual wellbeing machine’. Although it has existed in prototype mode for sometime,  the first version of a commons corporation, The Elysia [...]

By | 2017-05-09T15:32:15+00:00 December 7th, 2014|Blog, New Economy, Social Enterprise|1 Comment