Reform Coalition: “True Cost” Economics & Genuine Progress + True Cost RECAP

Definition of ‘True Cost Economics’ An economic model that seeks to include the cost of negative externalities into the pricing of goods and services. Supporters of this type of economic system feel products and activities that direct or indirectly cause harmful consequences to living beings and/or the environment should be accordingly taxed to reflect the somewhat hidden costs.

Search: “True Cost”

True Cost is called by some a triple-bottom line (physical cost, ecological cost, social cost).  Others talk about true cost to own (including all related fuels or batteries, toxic side effects etc), others talk about cradle to grave accounting to include complete recycling.  Technically, true cost accounting prohibits negative external costs from being ignored.  A …

Advanced Cyber/IO: Knowledge Integration

Phi Beta Iota: It has become evident that this integrative post is needed.  It should be obvious–but evidently it is not–that both Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Multinational, Multiagency, Multidisciplinary, Multidomain Information Sharing and Sense-Making (M4IS2) are inherently integrating by nature.  Both are the anti-thesis to “Rule by Secrecy” and the Weberian concept of stove-piped …

Reference: 8 Populations, 4 Methods

Robert David Steele Serial pioneer, hacking humanity… Posted: November 2, 2010 04:34 PM 8 Populations, 4 Methods Minister-Mentor Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore has said that demography, not democracy, is the defining element of the future, and I agree with him. This is important for two reasons: First, if the projected population explosions occur in …

Robert Steele: Saving America – Saving Capitalism. Start with the Truth.

SHORT URL: http://tinyurl.com/Saving-Capitalism-Truth Saving America – Saving Capitalism. Start with the Truth. Ray Dalio is a Patriotic Genius – Can Lionel Inspire the President & the Public? Robert David Steele Bottom line up front: no amount of truth is going to get past the White House Deep State filters unless we can mobilize a special …

Reference: Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility as Virtual Currency

Is there an App for that? Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility as Virtual Currency Venessa Miemis | April 18, 2011 at 8:10 pm | Tags: corporate social responsibility, currency, sustainability | Categories: future of the web, projects | URL: http://wp.me/pswMe-ss I came across a few cool projects today that made me wonder when we’ll have …