Reviews

If you think we're living in a world of hurt, then Ross Jackson has a concrete plan that will certainly interest you [...] and he's pretty convincing.

Praise for the book

"Brilliantly informative, timely and prescriptive, this book has global solutions for the Occupy movement. Simply the best strategy I have seen, and because Jackson himself started with grassroots community seeding, his strategy is well grounded. So spread this book and get going!"

- Elisabet Sahtouris, author of EarthDance: Living Systems in Evolution

Quotes from the Book

The grass roots can join together in the state capital and make a simple, reasonable, and doable demand for local action: a binding referendum on joining the Gaian League!

About Ross Jackson

ross200Ross Jackson has for many years been an innovative leader in both the business and NGO worlds. His business career has been as an independent IT consultant and software designer, specializing in international finance.

Among other things, he co-founded in 1971 SimCorp, which is today a leading global financial software company and listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange. In 1988, he founded the first international hedge fund dealing exclusively with interbank currency trading. He is chairman of Gaia Trust, a Danish-based charitable entity he co-founded in 1987 to promote a more sustainable and spiritual world.

Gaia Trust has financed hundreds of sustainability projects in over 30 countries as well as several "green" start-ups in Denmark, and continues to support two major international NGO initiatives-the Global Ecovillage Network and Gaia Education.

Ross' undergraduate degree was in Engineering Physics in Canada, followed by a Master's degree in Industrial Management at Purdue University and a PhD in Operations Research, the science of problem solving, at Case Western Reserve University in the USA. Born a Canadian, he has since 1964 lived in Denmark, and became a Danish citizen in 1972. His current business interests include Urtekram, the leading organic foods wholesaler in Scandinavia, of which he is the major shareholder. He lives with his Danish wife, Hildur, on an organic farm near Copenhagen.

His previous books include:

Ross' website is www.ross-jackson.com.

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