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Collaborative Consumption and The Sharing Economy:
Opportunities for Cities, Organizations, and Well-Being
Featuring April Rinne, Chief Strategy Officer, The Collaborative Lab
• Hilary Henegar, Marketing Director, Modo - The Car Co-op
April's visit to Canada is part of the launch of Cities for People, a Canada-wide initiative to create more resilient and livable cities. Her national speaking tour is co-sponsored by Social Innovation Generation (SiG). In Vancouver, April’s visit is hosted by One Earth with partners including Vancity, The Sharing Project, Modo The Car Co-op, City of Vancouver, The HiVE, CityStudio, Board of Change, Village Vancouver, Share Shed, Pogoride, Ashoka, The Extraenvironmentalist, BC Partners for Social Impact and other local partners.
April Rinne is Chief Strategy Officer at Collaborative Lab, working with companies, governments and entrepreneurs around the world who are interested in understanding collaborative consumption (also known as the "sharing economy" or "collaborative economy") and harnessing its potential to help create a more sustainable, efficient world. Previously, she was the global Director of WaterCredit at Water.org. She has also worked as a private lawyer focusing on international finance and microfinance, taught for the International Development Law Organization and advises numerous social enterprises.
Rinne maintains a range of other interests, including the future of travel, women and leadership, alternative currencies, responsible governance of the commons, and new ways to nurture talent. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the Fletcher School and Emory University, and is a Fulbright Scholar. She serves on the board of the World Wide Web Foundation and is a Member of the Relationship Economy eXpedition (REX).
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One Earth is a nonprofit ‘think and do’ tank based in Vancouver, Canada, whose mission is to transform production and consumption patterns locally, nationally and internationally to be sustainable, healthy and just within the limits of living systems. http://www.oneearthweb.org