The Sharing Economy is saving and transforming the lives of millions worldwide - RSA

The Sharing Economy is saving and transforming the lives of millions worldwide


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    Benita Matofska FRSA
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“Generation Share are the change makers of our time, the founders, trailblazing social entrepreneurs who are educating slum kids or creating a food sharing revolution to tackle food waste and poverty; some are micro-entrepreneurs or users of services who are change-makers themselves.”

Generation Share is the largest compilation of case studies evidencing the untold story of how the Sharing Economy is saving and transforming lives, creating economic, social and environmental value has been published to illustrate the global impact of this international phenomenon. The book takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people at the forefront of change.

New research released to accompany Generation Share evidences the social and environmental impact of the sharing economy for the first time, dispelling myths and demonstrating that the Sharing Economy is far more wide-reaching than Airbnb and Uber.

Generation Share has been published to coincide with and celebrate the 5th Global Sharing Week, the largest annual international celebration of sharing and the Sharing Economy taking place between 16th and 21st June.

Containing over 200 “change-maker” micro-stories, Generation Share has the largest collection of unheard Sharing Economy case studies. From the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you’ll discover the creators of life-saving milk banks, a crowdfunding platform for training and employment for the homeless, a care platform enabling the elderly to live longer and stay in their own homes and a pet sitting platform, TrustedHousesitters, helping pets stay safe and cared for at home.

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