Read about STWR's work in 2012 and some of our planned participation at events over the coming year in the newsletter for March, which includes a run-down of recent articles and posts as well as an overview of our upcoming research priorities and a website redesign.
Our latest Annual Review provides an overview of STWR’s key activities
over the course of 2012 as well as an insight into our plans for 2013, which
include a website redesign, the publication of further reports and our involvement
in a number of upcoming events.
In a recent webinar discussion STWR presented an overview of
what sharing means in economic and political terms, and outlined how the
principle of sharing could act as both a guide for policymakers and a rallying
platform for civil society in the urgent process of world reconstruction.
According to a growing body of psychological research, promoting intrinsic values can lead to better outcomes for the environment and society as a whole. Can a call for greater economic sharing help promote these values and unite progressives in a common cause that spans diverse cultures and multiple issues?
In a webinar scheduled for 18th February 2013 at 19.30 (GMT), STWR will present their ideas on how policies based on the principle of sharing can help address the immediate crises facing humanity, as well as guide – given sufficient public support – the many structural reforms to the global economy that must follow.
In the last newsletter of 2012, STWR highlights some recent events and discussions on rethinking the global economic order and scaling up sharing in our societies, and stresses the importance of everyone getting involved in the emerging debate around global sharing.
Share The World’s Resources (STWR) are speaking at an event in the House of Commons, Tues 27th November, on the emergence of the Sharing Economy and the policy challenges it presents, with other speakers to include Caroline Lucas MP, Benita Matofska of The People Who Share, and environmental policy consultant Chris Hewlett.
As the Middle East dominated headlines and op-eds this week, nationwide protests against Wal-Mart in the US revealed a spirit of sharing and solidarity amid the shopping mayhem of Black Friday, while over in Europe the news was dominated by austerity, austerity and more austerity. A roundup of news highlights from STWR.
This week saw the world’s first ever Global Sharing Day, a renewed
focus on austerity and the Welfare State in America, and an ingenious
initiative from Occupy to free citizens from debt distress. Is it time for Occupy to also include a worldwide safety net as one of their campaign priorities? A roundup of news highlights from STWR.
STWR are one of the partners for the world’s first ever Global Sharing Day on Wednesday 14th November. As a host of sharing-related activities take place throughout the day, let’s celebrate the importance of sharing in all its forms – including in relation to poverty, inequality and climate change.