Part 3 of the report 'Financing the Global Sharing Economy' introduces
the 10 policies that could enable the international community to
mobilise more than $2.8 trillion within
a short number of years, money that governments should use to strengthen and
scale up the sharing economy both nationally and globally.
Part 2 of the report 'Financing the Global Sharing Economy' describes in more detail a global emergency that governments should consider a foremost priority: millions of people across the world who face extreme deprivation and die needlessly each day as a consequence of
extreme poverty, natural disasters or other preventable causes.
Part 1 of the report 'Financing the Global Sharing Economy' demonstrates how systems of sharing are increasingly being eroded by policies that widen inequalities and leave families in a state of poverty or destitution across the world. STWR argue that the result is a global emergency that should be treated as a foremost global priority.
A report by Share The World’s Resources demonstrates how governments could mobilise over $2.8 trillion each year to bolster the global sharing economy and prevent life-threatening deprivation, reverse austerity measures and mitigate the human impacts of climate change.
If world leaders and policymakers are
paying merely lip service to the unfolding human and environmental catastrophe,
is the growing power of the people's voice sufficient to challenge the
immense forces that stand in the way of creating a just and sustainable world?
The purely market-based approach to development has failed the world's poor.
If the global economy is to serve the interests of all people, it must be
primarily geared towards securing basic human needs in perpetuity, founded upon
a genuine form of multilateral cooperation and economic
sharing, write Rajesh Makwana and Adam Parsons.
The increasing rate of slum growth in the Global South is the direct result of an international development paradigm that fails to prioritise the basic needs of the poor. A world without urban poverty cannot be realised without a redistribution of power and resources on the national and global level, argues a report by Share The World’s Resources.
A sustainable global economy fit for the 21st Century must be based on a new ethical framework that reflects and supports humanity’s interdependence. The process of economic sharing can ensure that the world’s essential resources, goods and services are made accessible to all, according to a new brief by Share The World’s Resources.
The official launch of the STWR publication ‘Megaslumming’ took place in Nairobi on 20th January 2010 with around 200 people attending a panel discussion and public debate at the National Museum of Kenya.
Food reserves could play an important role in a longer-term strategy to
achieve universal food security if implemented as part of a new international
framework for trade and agriculture, finds a study released today by Share The