True price: towards a new pricing system | Adrian de Groot Ruiz | TEDxDordrecht

During his inspiring talk, Adrian will elaborate on the motivation to even dare change the corporate world for the better, and why and how True Price works. As executive director (True Price), Adrian dreams of making social and environmental costs visible and then bring them down so that sustainable business opportunities can be upscaled.
In economics, these costs are typically known as ‘negative externalities’, and sadly they remain well hidden from sight and mind.This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

Online = Offline | Dirk Jan Grootenboer | TEDxDordrecht

Regionally known as the Twittercop (@DJ_Grootenboer), police officer Dirk Jan tweets about his on-duty experiences.With over 7000 followers on the social medium, his tweets touch upon a multitude of micro-stories, ranging from interactions with thieves and drunkards, to situations involving domestic violence. During his talk, Dirk Jan will expound on the meaning of and the lessons to be learned from his social media activities.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

Thirza Monster – Solutions for a renewed economy, a circular ‘type’ of economy

 

Now more than ever, we have to make use of all the capital we have at our disposal and use them as key elements of new products and services. During her talk, Thirza will share her own path to this realization and give you an exciting look into how big problems ‘out there’ are challenged by regional solutions ‘down here’.As founder of Cirkellab (Fair Only) and organizational anthropologist, Thirza fights a constant battle against (human) waste.

 

Bjørn Aris – TEDxDordrecht 2015

Bjørn will show you the power of the sword, cutting through any false sense of security and making people live in the here and now. Although having a successful career in banking, Bjørn Aris decided to leave everything behind to explore the world. Soon he discovered the Eastern wisdom as a way of living – a guide to life, symbolized by the Japanese sword. During his talk, Bjørn will show you the power of the sword, cutting through any false sense of security and making people live in the here and now.

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This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx