Facilitation of transition initiatives and development of sustainable products
During two centuries, the economy and society have been radically separated from natural cycles and prinples, creating heavy damages. But the transition of economy and society towards a sustainable future has already started for local communities and pioneer companies.
Discover how to participate to this movement.
Life develops with competition on a cooperation background. Cooperation is the basis of scientific and technical development as well as human progress. It is the field for the development of business, of hapiness and for individual success.
Learn how to unleash the potential of cooperation.
Reconciliating economic activities with the cycles of life is essential to the future of our societies. Our approach is based on a deep understanding of the interaction of social and natural systems, and on twenty years of development of natural products and project management.
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Carbon fiber is a modern material, widely used in the nautical, aeronautical, cycling and other sports industries. Until now, few companies offer repair, reuse or recycling solutions. With Recycling Carbon, it's done. The accelerated development of this non profit...read more
Le réseau des Villes et Territoires en Transition en Ile-de-France propose le 9 novembre 2017 une soirée d'initiation sur le thème « Permaculture et Transition ». Organisée par Peter BENOIT et Pierre JOHNSON, nous avons décidé d'offrir cette soirée, pour rendre...read more
We live in an era of fast changes, in which many people, organizations or territories lack the keys of understanding, orientation and action. Our educational, managerial, and political systems have simply not prepared us for a world where the abundant resources of our planet are threatened, and where some fundamental balances are threatened. This article aims to provide some keys on the scientific analysis of “planetary boundaries”, a the starting point for the ecological and social transition.read more
La Maison de l'Artemisia is non-governmental organization (NGO), a non-profit under French law, which has been supporting for several years the players of the production, marketing and use of medicinal plants of the Artemisia genus in Africa, because of their...read more
In Ghana, fossil fuels represent a real boon for the state, in terms of income and foreign exchange. But just after the sales of hydrocarbons, comes that of cocoa beans, and other cash crops. However, oil extraction contributes to climate disruption, while the...read more
Despite a sluggish context, fair trade market continues its growth. In France, it it reached 429 million euros and 11.1% growth in 2013. But before being a "market" trade fair is an innovative approach to national and international trade. Supported by an economic...read more
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (‘TEEBAgriFood’) is a study that will provide guidance and illustrations for comprehensive evaluations (i.e. including of the most significant externalities) of ‘eco-agri-food systems’*, whilst...read more
This study of the organic soy value chain in Togo was carried out in March and April 2018 for the German Cooperation Agency (GIZ), by an international team comprising a specialist of organic value chains, a specialist in conventional markets and a specialist in...read more
Introduction From February to April 2018, we conducted two studies of food value chains, in very different contexts and for different purposes: A study on market gardening in eastern Chad for Care International A study of the organic soybean value chain in Togo for...read more