Tag Archives: Flourishing

4th Hamburg Workshop on Sustainability-Oriented Business Models: “Lean for Flourishing Startups – Business Modelling and Testing Lab” (June 9, 2017)

Antony Upward and Ondine Hogeboom offer a full-day workshop on flourishing business model design at the University of Hamburg, Germany.

Flourishing Business – What, Why and How – Events in Toronto in March and April

What is a Flourishing (aka strongly sustainable) Business? Why do we need it? Why is it good for business (and everyone else) and how do we make it happen? In a continued Flourishing Business event series you’ll explore how businesses can sustain the possibility for human and other life to flourish on this planet forever. […]

Future-Fit Business Benchmark Public Draft 1.0 Now Available

[Source: http://futurefitbusiness.org Newsletter, Geoff Kendall and Bob Willard] 3D Investment Foundation and The Natural Step Canada released the first public draft of the Future-Fit Business Benchmark. It is a tool to help companies and investors quantify how their actions are helping – or hindering – progress toward a flourishing future. When it comes to a […]

Celebrating 3 Years of Strongly Sustainable Business Model Research

On Tuesday January 13th, 2015 the Strongly Sustainable Business Model Group (SSBMG) held it’s first monthly meeting of 2015. This marked the beginning of the group’s fourth year and called for a brief celebratory exchange about the achievements of the group in the past three years: The SSBMG LinkedIn group counts now almost 330 members […]

Strongly Sustainable Business Models: A Personal Perspective on a New Field of Practice and Research

Welcome This is [a repost of] my first post  in the blog for the Strongly Sustainable Business Model Group (SSBMG), an applied research group within OCAD U’s Strategic Innovation Lab in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  [ The original post  (made July 26, 2012) can be seen here and subsequent posts here].  The SSBMG group’s convener, Dr. Nabil Harfoush, has asked me, as a cofounder […]