Cases, Tools, Ideas and Best Practice

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Great projects by Nipun Metha, including

The DIY Toolkit has been especially designed for development practitioners to invent, adopt or adapt ideas that can deliver better results:

Tools and Resources for Assessing Social Impact (TRASI):

The COworking movement:

DCO (Distributed Collaborative Organizations):

“Because our society is rapidly becoming a society of organizations, all institutions, including business, will have to hold themselves accountable for the quality of life and will have to make fulfillment of basic social values, beliefs, and purposes a mayor objective of their continuing normal activities rather than a social responsibility that restrains or that lies outside of their normal main functions. Institutions will have to learn to make the quality of life compatible with their main tasks. (Drucker, P. “Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices”. P. 30. Truman Talley Books / E.P. Duton, New York, (1973) 1986):

Care economy:

Daly’s concept of a steady-state economy is based on the vision that man’s economy is an open subsystem embedded in a finite natural environment of scarce resources and fragile ecosystems. The economy is maintained by importing valuable natural resources from the input end and exporting valueless waste and pollution at the output end in a constant and irreversible flow. Any subsystem of a finite nongrowing system must itself at some point also become nongrowing and start maintaining itself in a steady-state as far as possible. This vision is opposed to mainstream neoclassical economics, where the economy is represented by an isolated and circular model with goods and services exchanging endlessly between companies and households, without exhibiting any physical contact to the natural environment: