“If the shipping industry were a single country it would be the ranked 6th amongst the most polluting nations” – SailTrade Co. Sometimes you have to take a step backwards in order to move forward. The need to develop greener shipping methods is clear. Fortunately, there is an emerging sail trade […]

Sail Trade Movement Represents a Trans-Atlantic Collaboration


Social entrepreneurship has firmly taken hold in Charleston and one reason we can point to is the work of our friend, Stuart Williams, founder of In Place Impact. Among his many endeavors, Stuart has launched an “Impact Entrepreneurs Program” at the College of Charleston that is FREE to College of Charleston […]

Supporting Community-Based Impact Entrepreneurship


  #GOODSHARING GATHERINGS are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, evolve according to the needs and desires of participants, but center on supportive conversation, brainstorming, resource-sharing, project development, and collaborative planning and networking. We launched the #Goodsharing Movement two years ago because we believe that we can maximize our collective community impact by working […]

Come Experience #GOODSHARING



The Charleston Regional Development Alliance, in partnership with the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, recently released their 2017 Regional Economic Scorecard. The purpose of the scorecard is to track economic progress indicators on the tri-county area. This work coincides with the efforts of the One Region Global Competitive Strategy, launched […]

2017 Regional Economic Scorecard Released


Kate Soper’s “A New Hedonism: A Post-Consumerism Vision” offers an inspiring vision for a ” new philosophy of progress” and a call to action for all of us to act on what we know to be true. Are we ready to #risetotheoccasion and adopt “one planet” living?   “The consumerist […]

A New “Philosophy of Progress”