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Values and the Sharing Economy

Values and the Sharing Economy

May 21, 2013-- According to the director of Share The World's Resources, placing greater emphasis on the social and environmental impacts of sharing rather than personal gain, can drive awareness and action on these larger societal issues. Today, the sharing economy runs the gamut from selflessly operated food distribution programs and people pursuing low carbon footprint lifestyles to entrepreneurs seeking to build business models out of underutilized goods. For the true impact of the sharing economy to shine through, it will be important to concentrate on the intrinsic value gained from it over financial benefits, allowing us to drive sustainable solutions to such global emergencies as inequality and climate change. (16949 reads)

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