2020-01-14 - #087

How Business can THRIVE

This month our speaker is Morris Fedelidoctoral researcher at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, and practitioner with three decades of industry experience in helping organizations achieve success through the application of new emerging innovative business models and technologies

Offering a unique Australasian perspective, with experience across three continents and degrees in mathematics, science, computing, business and project management, his research interest and passion lie in sustainable business innovation strategies for a prosperous society. He may be reached through his website at http://www.fedeli.nu or by email at morris@fedeli.nu.


As usual, we are meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of the month:

  • Date: Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 
  • Time: 90 minutes starting  13h30 PST (UTC-7) / 16h30 EST (UTC-4) / 21h30 BST (UTC+1) / 22h30 CEST (UTC+2) / 06h30 JST (UTC+8 +1 day) / 07h30 AEST (UTC+9 +1 day)


You can attend remotely or F2F:

-- Remote attendance via http://meeting.SSBMG.com -- In-person Video Conf Room RHB 322, OCAD University, 230 Richmond St West, Toronto

The slides presented plus a link to the unedited recording of this meeting will be available via our GoogleDrive in the folder for this months meeting. 




To introduce his talk, Morris wrote:

Guiding enterprises toward sustainability requires setting targets and measuring performance across scopes, scales, and timeframes. A plethora of approaches have been engaged with to date, each featuring their own taxonomy, methodology, and metrics. THRIVE is The Holistic Regenerative Integrated Value Enterprise framework which rather than re-invent a new approach, re-integrates what the best available science shows us is necessary and sufficient to guide enterprises onto the trajectory towards thrivable transformations. With information, methods and patterns largely obscured by the vastness of the datasets involved, THRIVE platform leverages information systems, machine learning, and extensive science-based public datasets to develop backcast targets for a prosperous future for all humankind.  


The link to the recording of the meeting will be posted as a comment to the upcoming Linkedin Post about this meeting, along with on-going discussion about the meeting by our members.  A copy of the recording will be stored in the GoogleDrive folder for this months meeting.

Attendance list is updated at the event to record attendance (if a location is not provided participant was F2F in Toronto)
  • Morris Fedeli, Researcher, Providence Solutions (Brisbane, Australia)
  • Antony Upward, SSBMG Co-founder, Flourishing Enterprise Institute Co-Founder, Convener Flourishing Enterprise Innovation Toolkit ProjectAdjunct Prof. OCAD University Faculty of Design, Adjunct Prof. Halmstad University Department of Innovation Management (Toronto ON, Canada)
  • Lori Farley, SSBMG Community Animator and Founder, INTONOVUS Canada and Impact Calgary (Calgary AB, Canada)
  • Bill Craig, BizMundi Inc. Founder, FlourishX Founder, Board Chair and President of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) (Edmonton AB, Canada)
  • Debra Scott Masters of Education Student OISE (Toronto ON, Canada)
  • Rowan Blizzard, (Brisbane, Australia)
  • Bob Willard, Sustainability Advantage (Whitby ON, Canada)
  • Patrick Danaher, University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba, (Queensland, Australia)
  • Zylas (did not identify, and did not stay for the full presentation)
  • Andrew Simpson, Principal Consultant Ecotone Software Consulting (Toronto ON, Canada)
  • Gryphon Theriault-Loubier, Creative Commons Canada (and others), (Guelph/Waterloo ON, Canada)
  • Bill Baue - senior director R3.0 (Sunderland, MA, USA)
  • Geoff Williams, THRIVE Team (Maclean, N.S.W. Australia)
  • Randy Sa'd, REFOCUS (Cambridge ON, Canada)
  • Gil Friend, Natural Logic Inc (Berkeley CA, USA)
  • Joerg Walden, CEO of IPoint System - Headhunter (Germany)
  • Michael Silion, Captain Future from the Future Navigators (Sweden)
  • David Thorpe, Associate Professor , University of Southern (Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)
  • Daniel Aronson, sustainability-related business, first meeting (New York NY, USA)
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