ki work is privileged to announce that Anders Abrahamsson
has joined our team as the category leader in Sustainability
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRLog (Press Release) – Oct 20, 2008 – ki work, the online marketplace for the remote and virtual workforce, welcomes Anders Abrahamsson to the category leadership team. Anders is a Sustainopreneurial Facilitator and a Global Knowledge Nomad Networking with Intention and Quality, who runs/develops six ventures; SLICE Services and Publishing™, DJ Anders, ÆREAS(i), Club2Club, Ignition® Communications and SEEDS Innovation Fund.
Sustainability Entrepreneurship, or 'Sustainopreneurship', is a
concept that has been developed by Anders in conjunction with world
leading scholars in entrepreneurship research. Beyond peer-reviewed
research the concept now is defined in a Wikipedia entry (http://en.wikipedia.org/
Sustainopreneurship differs from entrepreneurship in general in two main points. Practically, for the “why” dimension, the purpose, motive and strategic drive, it means “entrepreneurship and innovation for sustainability” - using business as a means to solve sustainability-related problems such as health issues, water and food security, illiteracy, poverty, lack of communication and energy. They vary in kind and nature globally, but maybe the greatest (business) potential resides in the “base of the pyramid” - the four billion people living below $4 a day. Sustainopreneurial opportunities lies within e. g. micro credit, clean tech and water solutions, and innovative ways to deliver Internet and mobile phone access. The “how” dimension of sustainopreneurship implies creative business organizing and “acting outside the box”, as it is with all entrepreneurial endeavors. But, at the same time, the business is conducted in a way that secures the possibility for all present and coming stakeholders of the venture to get their needs fulfilled, with respect for all life support systems.
The ki-work category of Sustainability Entrepreneurship is here to empower sustainopreneurs – to support projects of this nature, and those who want to offer (virtual) services associated with proliferation of primarily start-up ventures for sustainability, as well as deep strategical transformation of established companies and corporates, “sustainability intrapreneurs”
“In an effort to deliver options beyond today’s business-as-
“To have a change agent like Anders join the group is tremendous,”
With ki work growing at a rate of 400 new professionals a day, organizations seeking remote workers are quickly seeing the potential. As our concerns with the current economy couple with energy issues, remote and virtual workforces are becoming more and more attractive. Teams that can quickly come together with no concern for geography will become valuable assets to organizations trying to stay competitive.
What is ki work?
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