The irreversible and inevitable shift towards renewable energy is well under way. Yesterday (November 30th, 2015) at the Climate Conference in Paris, a joint statement from 21 countries (including Canada) announced “Mission Innovation – Accelerating the Clean Energy Revolution” (full statement: http://mission-innovation.net/statement/). In addition, Bill Gates teamed up with Mark Zuckerberg and other heavyweights to form the […]
On October 21st, 2015, the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled in favour of a group of homeless people challenging municipal bylaws that displace them from public spaces. Pivot Legal Society (a leading Canadian human rights organization that uses the law to address the root causes of poverty and social exclusion in Canada) lawyer DJ Larkin […]
The Wellbeing Project is a co-creation of Ashoka, the Esalen Institute and the Fetzer Institute. The aim of the project is to support a deep sense of inner wellness among social entrepreneurs and to shift the culture of the social change space towards a greater acknowledgement and support of personal, inner work. Nancy Mortifee is […]
Here is video overview of the Living Forest Community model that we have co-developed through the charitable Trust for Sustainable Forestry. Sustainable community is being created while natural forest ecosystems are being preserved and stewarded for future generations.
In memory of Paul, the Somerset Foundation has created the Paul Horn Fund which will support and promote causes about which he was passionate, including the advancement of mindfulness, ecological conservation, cultural exchange, animal rights and social justice. Donations of cheques payable to the Somerset Foundation (Memo line: Paul Horn Fund) would be gratefully accepted. […]
Internationally acclaimed musician and recording artist Paul Horn passed away on the morning of June 29, 2014 after a brief illness. He was 84. Horn is survived by his wife Ann Mortifee, his sons Robin and Marlen, stepson Devon, 4 grandchildren – Brittany, Tyler, Jonah, Ana – and daughters in law Robin, Alison and Beth. […]
Watch this cool video about PYE Global (Partners for Youth Empowerment). PYE is touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people all over the world and providing them with transformative experiences that unleash their creative potential. Peter Mortifee has recently joined the Board of Directors and Nancy Mortifee has joined the Advisory Board.
This remarkable video of the late Carl Sagan reminds us of the inner urge for kindness.
Canopy is dedicated to protecting the world’s forests and how they go about their work might amaze you. It amazed us.
This is more than a film… …. it’s a movement. A movement to inspire people to be CHANGEMAKERS, people from all walks of life and all parts of the world. Watch this trailer of the newly released film “Who Cares?” Social Entrepreneurs making a difference. “Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive. […]