Home
Transforming Our Economy

About This Collection

Inspired by the Capital Institute's Third Millennium Economy initiative, this collection highlights those voices - ecological economists, sociologist, finance professionals, environmentalists, community developers - advocating a restructuring of our economy to transition to a truly sustainable economic system.

Curated by mokiethecat

The State of the Sharing Economy with Rachel Botsman

Streamed live on May 19, 2016

The sharing economy has grown rapidly in the last 5 years, and is now popularized by big players such as Airbnb and Uber. But with growth, come growing pains. As the sector comes of age, what steps need to be taken now to unlock its full social potential and to ensure it remains an economic model that empowers not exploits? Rachel Botsman visits the RSA to consider where it's heading next – who will be the next breakout venture to be cited alongside Airbnb and Uber and what about the smaller ventures that are critical to the healthy diversity of the sector?; and to explore the big issues we need to tackle now, from platform culture to monopolization, the power of providers and the future of work.
Six minute version is here.

Follow the RSA Events on Twitter
Like the RSA on Facebook
Listen to RSA podcasts 
See RSA Events behind the scenes

EarthSayer Rachel Botsman

Leave a comment on YouTube



Follow EarthSayersFollow EarthSayers on Twitteron Twitter

Sustainability Advocate Blog  •  About EarthSayers  •  Formats  •  FAQ  •  Privacy Policy
Site Map  •  Home

Earthsayers: The Voices of Sustainability

All content © 2008-2019