During our kickoff 2014 Inspiring Action for Social Impact webinar, Indy Johar discussed how to build a community around being open. How do we go from ‘I’ to ‘We’? One to Many? At SiG we have written extensively on collaboration and effective ways to work together for positive social change. We are also particularly interested in ideas around scaling impact. While organic and grassroots movement building is important, accelerating and creating the conditions for broader system change is equally important. We have to find more and better ways to achieve scale.

As we moved through the presentation we discussed the growing Sharing Economy. Indy guided our thinking about this and similar movements – what and when is it time to build – and what should we be ready for in terms of potential challenges or missteps?

Indy Johar is a co-founder of 00:/ and a qualified architect. On behalf of 00:/, Indy has co-founded multiple social ventures from HubWestminster.net to the up coming HubLaunchpad.net [A £4m Open Venture Accelerator] and has also co-led research projects such as The Compendium for the Civic Economy, whilst supporting several 00:/ explorations/experiments including the wikihouse.cc, opendesk.cc.

For more info on our Inspiring Action for Social Impact series visit sigeneration.ca/home/inspiring-action-for-social-impact-series/

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