We are publishing a series of blog posts that dip into a future in which the Commons Corporation has become part of life so that we can share how it will feel... In this moment two mothers are talking about education and in particular new possibilities that have emerged for one because of inter-sector funding
Regenerative ownership re-balances the benefits of ownership between you, me and us in an equitable way by replenishing human and natural capital and reconnecting wealth creation with the common good. Rather than focusing on individual companies or the ethical largesse of individuals for a solution to the systemic financial and economic issues we face, this
A Journey to The Elysia Commons In April 2015 the Ellysia Commons team presented the model as one of several events at the Marmalade Social Enterprise Festival in Oxford. Our invitation to participants was to visit a business model from the future that we can help to build now.
What if we were able to transform the landscape of capitalism without undermining enterprise and private ownership? What if we were able to mutualize the market rather than individual companies? What if we had automatic mechanisms in place that could manage surplus in a way that replenishes human and natural capital and manages shared wealth
We're happy to share that an interview with Sebastian Parsons, founder and designer of the Elysia Commons, Thursday the 8th April 2015 broadcast an interview on Lighthouse NetCast a new internet radio station. Visit www.lighthousenetcast.com
We are publishing a series of blog posts that dip into a future in which the Commons Corporation has become part of life so that we can share how it will feel... In this moment a member of the Elysia Commons on-boarding team is reflecting just before his day's work begins on how fear isn't
We are publishing a series of blog posts that dip into a future in which the Commons Corporation has become part of life so that we can share how it will feel... This little scene is about how the Elysia Commons can help to make a wider range of complimentary health care choices more accessible
WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? Wealth Creation has become disconnected from wellbeing and the common good. The existing economic model is increasingly degrading the human and natural capital that we depend upon and is consequently becoming dysfunctional, dehumanized and unsustainable. Markets have no systemic mechanism for replenishing the value extracted from people, place or planet.
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
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