All Work

The Case For Collaborative Consumption

Rachel explores how online communities created around sharing cars, goods and short-term accommodation is changing human behavior.

Filmed at TEDxSydney

Speaking

Sharing’s Not Just for Start-ups

How can traditional organizations apply collaborative thinking to meet emerging customer needs and create new sources of value?

Writing

The Sharing Economy Lacks a Shared Definition

What do terms like “peer economy,” “collaborative economy,” and “collaborative consumption” mean and can they be used synonymously? Rachel provides some clarity on these definitions.

Writing

How we treat people will ultimately drive our world

Rachel explains that reputation capital will lead to an economy that is incredibly empowering, taking us away from a financial world based largely on faceless transactions and moving us to an age built on humanness.

Filmed at Wired Money

Speaking

Making Sense of the Collaborative Economy

Nesta UK in collaboration with Collaborative Lab, aims to answer some big questions regarding this new economic activity, focusing on the UK context.

Research

The Great Trust Shift

In this video, Rachel explains how much of the change happening in today’s world can be understood through the lens of trust as we move from an age built on institutional trust to one built on distributed trust.

Speaking

The Bright Future of Carsharing

A graphic showing the car sharing landscape when it was mapped out in 2011. This is the joint work of Collaborative Fund and Hyperakt. “The Bright Future of Car Sharing” explores car sharing and its impact around the world.

Frameworks

Collaborative Consumption

Rachel says that if the 20th century was defined by hyper consumption, the 21st century will be defined by collaborative consumption. She describes collaborative consumption to be about “reputation, community and shared access” as opposed to “credit, advertising and individual ownership”.

Filmed at Wired

Speaking

Beyond Zipcar: Collaborative Consumption

This article is adapted from the book “What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption”. It describes the three systems collaborative consumption companies can be organized into: product service systems, redistribution markets and collaborative lifestyles.

Writing

What’s Mine Is Yours

A ‘Big Shift’ from the 20th century, a time defined by hyper-consumption, to a 21st century age of Collaborative Consumption, is underway.

Frameworks