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Today’s show explores the notion of creative reuse. Reuse is something of the ugly duckling of the 3, 4, or 5 Rs of Conservation. While not as easy as simply throwing something in the green…


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If you liked this show, you might be interested in listening to one of our previous programs on a related topic — the social economy available here.

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Check the companion episode on the social economy in our series for bettering “business as usual” here.

Our guests today

Daniela Papi-Thornton is a Lecturer at Yale School of Management on Social Entrepreneurship and Systems-led Leadership. Previously, Daniela…


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Our guests today

Marguerite Mendell (PhD McGill) has been teaching at the School for Community and Public Affairs, Concordia University, since 1986. Her current research and teaching are on the social economy in Quebec and internationally, social finance…


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Our guest today

Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot, UBC Professor, is Anishinaabe, a citizen of the Lake Superior Band of Ojibwe, enrolled at the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in Baraga, Michigan. In 2018, Sheryl was appointed to the role of Senior Advisor to the President on…


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In this episode we continue the conversation we had in June and bring in some new voices as we discuss issues related to indigenous self-governance. The reason that we want to explore this this topic is the clear tie that indigenous…


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Music featured in this episode:

  • Intro “R U Well” by Best Fern
  • We also used a lot of tape from The…


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You’ll notice that the Brundtland Commission definition (of Sustainable Development) is mentioned quite a few times in the episode. Just in case you need a refresher here it is:

“Sustainable development is the kind of development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own…


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