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Business done differently - Diverse and sustainable economic practices (3 parts)

Date: 07.06.2021, online via Zoom

Time: 16:00 - 17:30

Language: english

Speaker: Florian Koch

Existing economic practices are far more diverse than the currently still dominant growth paradigm suggests. Change is happening on different levels and in different (legal) forms. Initiatives of various scales aim at transforming the system to become more inclusive, sustainable, just. Thereby, they use different transformation strategies and entry points to actively do economics differently.

If you want to learn more about these system-changing examples, join us for three sessions with inspiring insights from transformative practitioners. All three sessions are part of the course “Diverse Forms of Sustainable Economic Practices” ran by the University of Kiel‘s School of Sustainability and take place in cooperation with the yooweedoo Academy for Social Entrepreneurship and Waterkant. Every session has a different focal point and the diversity and plurality of possible economic practices beyond the currently dominant paradigm will be in the limelight.

Part 2: CSX Netzwerk

In our second session, Florian will accompany us on a journey through a community supported economy (CSX). We will learn what CSX is all about, its underlying ideas and principles, in what way it is radically different to today's traditional market economy and what CSX can look like in practice by showing different CSX organizations. 

Florian is one of the founding members of the CSX Netzwerk e.V. in which practicioners, scientists, consultants and others collecticely seek to find ways of transferring the proven principles of community supported agriculture to other economic sectors. As a doctoral candidate at the University of Jena and as organizational consultant, Florian explores favorable mental and cultural conditions for processes of social-ecological transformation and regards CSX as one promising path that is worth following to see where it leads.  

By making these sessions of the course publicly available to a broader audience, we want to enhance dialogue and transfer between theory and practice, science and society, abstract thoughts and concrete examples. We full-heartedly invite you to join us on our journey and explore how we can do business – and on a larger scale – economics differently.

The second and third session of this event series are also open for new participants who did not participate in the previous event(s). You have to register for each part of the series individually.

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