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Welcome to  Our mission is to educate, empower and inspire individuals to live in harmony with the natural world. envisions a world in which every human being is a steward of our planet; where population and resource use are balanced and sustainable; where our understanding of the intimate relationship we share with the Earth influences every choice we make. 

Toward that end, has three goals:

  1)  to deliver a positive, unifying vision of what sustainable living on Earth looks like and describe ways to achieve it;

  2)  to report on humankind’s progress toward creating a sustainable life on Earth; and

  3) to connect and engage individuals who strive to honor, protect and nurture humankind's symbiotic relationship with the Earth.

A sustainable community is one that is socially, environmentally and economically thriving and resilient.  Proponents of sustainable living embrace a long-term perspective, one that plans for the future and chooses integrated solutions over fragmented approaches in order to achieve its goals.  As a result, a sustainable community knows how to manage its human, natural and financial resources to meet its current needs while ensuring that adequate resources are available for future generations.1 has been created to promote sustainable living at the individual and community levels and help identify, unify and empower the global sustainable living movement.  This is Version 2 of the website.  It is designed to explain's vision, mission and goals and demonstrate its concept.

Future upgrades to will include the Sustainable Living Dashboard, GOOD News! blog, Solar Financing COIN (Collaborative Innovation Network), educational curriculum, interactive 3D maps, video, photo and audio galleries, virtual gaming experiences, social and professional networks, and more! currently is looking for education, technology and marketing partners, private donations, foundation grants and corporate sponsorships that will help it flourish!  If you can help or would like more information, please call 303-478-3509. 

Thank you for visiting  Please bookmark this site and come back again soon.  Reconnecting humankind with nature!

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            Todd Stewart, Board Chair – Todd is a life-long social entrepreneur and founder of green businesses in the building, energy and finance sectors.  His goal at is to use the power of the internet to educate and inspire people to live in harmony with nature and each other. 

            Richard Rivers, Executive Director – Richard has been creating community through his work at health, education and social justice organizations for 20+ years.  His goal at is to create a worldwide community of men, women and children who are committed to living sustainably.

Advisory Committee

          Will Bueche

          Erik Ness

          Michael Totten

          Diane White


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