The sharing economy: Sharing and sustainability

The sharing economy: Sharing and sustainability Phuah Eng Chye (23 December 2017) There is another contentious claim about the sharing economy; namely that sharing has a positive impact on sustainability. Juliet Schor observes “many sites advertise themselves as green and present sharing as a way to reduce carbon footprints. It is a truism among sharers … “The sharing economy: Sharing and sustainability”

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The sharing economy: Sharing and inequality

The sharing economy: Sharing and inequality Phuah Eng Chye (9 December 2017) Initially, sharing was welcomed as a demonstration of how technology could be used to promote self-reliance, monetise assets, empower work and reward entrepreneurs. The ideological premise was that sharing platforms would unleash market forces and community collaboration, be used to roll back government … “The sharing economy: Sharing and inequality”

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