With recognition of the envronmental challenges we are facing, existing organisations are adapting and new organisations and movements are continuing to crop up to support new operating models for our communities, our societies and our planet. The economic model of growth is being questioned, especually with the growing gap between rich and poor (see Australian Council of Social Services Report 'Inequality in Australia : A Nation Divided"
Examples of Austrlian and international organisations working towards change. :
Progressing awareness of the current environmenal and planetary situation
Stockholm resilience Centre
See also the following video of climate scientists
UTS Business School in Sydney is auspicig the Antropocene Project 2016, which wiill include a conference in the coming months. The conference is being organised by The Age of Transiton Project 2016
The Anthropocene - Age of the Humans - recognises that humans are now the primary force of planetary.
Progressing new economc models::
Local and regional sustainability solutions
Below are examples of organisations that are engaging their communities in significant ways to be part of the sustainability solutions.
Starfish Initiatives has a track record of innovative sustainability initiatives in governance, strategy, energy, food, health, employment, learning, culture, community services, leadership and learning.
Green Connect address unemployment, waste and unsustainable food in the Illawarra Area.
Additional Communiity Engagement and Inclusion
While service delivery has a place InCollaboration is giving focus to organisations that are engaging their communities to have a voice and contribute to social change. Active citizenship is crucial for the changes we need in our society.
Sydney Alliance is made up of community organisations, religious organisations and unions. The Alliance supports its member organisations to engage their local communities.to have a voice and be active on issues affecting them. The Sydney Alliance has a current focus on transport, affordable housing, and the environment.
Inner South West Community Development Organisation -
There are many other organisations that work towards the goals of community engagement, resilience.
InCollaboration has a focus on building collaborations between community and environmental organisations.
Enterprise models and funding
Start Some Good
School for Social Entrepreneurs
Sydney Community Foundation
Communty Sector Banking
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