News/Activities

The Alterra Foundation regularly supports, participates and presents in a variety of conferences and symposia focussed on aspects of the positive economy.

To view the Annual Report 2017 (English version), click here:  AR_EN_2107
To view the Tätigkeitsbericht/Annual Report 2017 (Deutsche Version), click here: JB_DE_2017

SELECTED EVENTS 2018:
December 4-
Workshop- ‚Towards  a Human Centered Economy,‘ Järna, Sweden
November 27-
The Potential Project, – Univ of Vienna- Panel- ‚The Mind of the Leader
Nov 16-
Karl König Institute-Berlin
October 13– Triskeles Foundation USA- events
October 4/5- CEE Impact Day- Workshop, Vienna
September 28-30– Goetheanum World Association- Congress, Dornach
August 2– Community Managers Workshop- Wikimedia CH, Zurich
May 15– ‚Resilience in Organizations‘ keynote- Lake of Constanz, DE
May 7/8- ‚Innovation Workshop‘- Salzburg, AT
April 26– ‚Karma Kitchen, Nipun Mehta, Vienna
March 15– Triskeles Foundation USA events
Feb 21– Zero Project Conference, United Nations
January 18– Ashoka Event- Wendy Koppel, AT

EVENTS 2017
September 23
– Globart Academy – presentation-¨New Values on Banking- Austrian Model”
July 24-26
– Lake Baikal- ‘New Meanings in Business’-Russia-
July 5
– Film Premier & Panel Discussion-  “From Business to Being
RiffRaff Theater, ZH-"From Business to Being"- panel
June 24- CEE Impact Day Conference
June 6– Inits Demo Day- Start-up Camp- Vienna, AT
June 1– Wirtschaft ohne Barrier- Disability Conference, Vienna, AT
April 29-Triskeles Foundation Board Mtg & Annual Event- USA
March 23– Ashoka Invitational- Vienna, AT
March 17-Investment Ready Program- Jury/Panel for HUB Start-up pitches (NL & AT)
Feb 9-12-
Mind and Life Europe mtgs- Paris
Jan 15/16
– Philanthropreneurship Summit- Vienna, AT

Alterra Foundation participated in the ‘Power and Care’ – www.powerandcare.org conference in Brussels (Mind and Life Europe) with the Dalai Lama and many other internationally renowned presenters from September 9-11th  including the public talk “Individual Engagement and Public Responsibility“- www.dalailama2016.be

 

Power and Care conference-Brussels

The Alterra Foundation is engaged in a number of mission-related projects and initiatives, including:

B LAB/B CORP:
Promoting business as a force for good. With over 250 companies now officially certified as public benefit companies (B Corps) and over 50’000 companies worldwide using the BIA- B Lab Impact Assessment as a management tool for sustainability and best business practice, this movement to support a new kind of business enterprise is growing rapidly in Europe. See: www.bcorporation.net

ECONOMY FOR THE COMMON GOOD:
The foundation has provided financial support for the English translation of two books by Christian Felber, most recently ‘ Money- the new rules of the Game’,  published by the Springer Publishing House. Felber received the Abstract Book Award 2014 for this work. Further support has been provided to the Project Bank for the Common Good. See: www.mitgruenden.at

Change Everything order page-Amazon

Change Everything order page-Amazon

Thru the generosity of the KL Felicitas Foundation (USA)  Alterra has been able to interview and film commentary from leading proponents of the positive economy such as: Bernard Lietaer, Tomas Sedlacek, Tho Ha Vinh, Christian Felber, and Lisa and Charly Kleissner. These interviews will be made available in due course edited form with a partner organization.