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Below are a range of video resources that support values-conscious business.

Films and documentaries  top^

Doing Virtuous Business

Doing Virtuous Business is a documentary project. This one-hour program takes a modern look at ancient virtues once studied by Aristotle and many of the great minds in spiritual history and then examines how these deeply respected concepts and beliefs are practiced within a modern business environment. The 2-minute trailer is available on the website of Yale University's Spiritual Capital Initiative, a part of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture.
Yale University, linked 08/16
http://spiritualcapital.yale.edu/doing-virtuous-business-0

FLT films

Makes documentary films which explore the ethical and spiritual dimensions of contemporary life, focusing on issues such as inter-religious dialogue and cross-cultural encounter, reconciliation and conflict resolution, social and cultural renewal after war.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.fltfilms.org.uk/index.html

FORA.tv Films

FORA.tv Films offers free, and paid-membership, and fee-based video viewing of live events, lectures, and debates of the world's top documentary programs, presenting films that offer compelling analysis of important social issues, great thinkers, and mind-bending, big ideas. Free trailers to sample some films.
Website, linked 08/16
http://fora.tv/

Link TV: Global Spirit

Global Spirit: an inquiry into the universe of human consciousness. A wealth of archived interviews, films, documentary trailers, and film synopsis including: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, spirit healers, the ecstatic state, the concept of Oneness, Fierce Light and more.
Link TV website, linked 08/16
http://www.linktv.org/globalspirit

Radio and TV  top^

BBS Radio

A media portal, primarily encompassing Internet and Radio, dedicated to sharing information and inspiration in the pursuit of understanding, awareness, and peace. Live talk shows, music, and thousands of archived programs (access fee to archives).
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.bbsradio.com/

Big Ideas

Lectures featured on the program expose us to the differing ways of defining what matters and how that affects our understanding of the world as it is and as it is likely to be. Audio and video podcasts available.
TVO website, linked 08/16
http://bigideas.tvo.org/

New Dimensions Foundation

A broadcast radio educational organization supported by listeners whose primary activity is the independent production of broadcast dialogues and other quality programs that explore creative solutions to urgent challenges facing humankind.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.newdimensions.org/

On Being

Public radio programs about religion, meaning, ethics, and spiritual ideas. What does it mean to be human? What matters in a life? What matters in a death? How to love? How to be of service to each other and to the world?
Website, linked 08/16
http://onbeing.org/

Unity Online Radio

The Unity Online Radio Network is a platform for spiritual and New Thought discussions. Now a Facebook page with links.
Website, linked 08/16
https://www.facebook.com/unityfm/

Webcasts  top^

Animating the Golden Rule

Four-part series (24 min total). The DVD features students in three Toronto high schools embodying golden rule values by way of skits, artwork, interviews, music, dance & rap. The film eloquently demonstrates how character education can be engendered in young people using play, creativity and the arts. This 23-minute movie is very useful for teachers and youth leaders because of its themes of youth, global citizenship, multiculturalism, ethics, diversity and the arts.
Scarboro Missions website, linked 08/16
http://www.scarboromissions.ca/Golden_rule/animating_gold.php

Big Picture TV

Streams free video clips within 16 categories of leading experts, thinkers, and activists in environmental and social sustainability offering analysis and commentary from a growing number of world leaders including scientists, journalists, economists, businessmen, designers and politicians.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.bigpicture.tv/

Conscious Business

A podcast that looks at the emerging world of conscious business and examines the strategies, leaders, cultural conditions and new markets that are driving its evolution.
Learn Out Loud website, linked 08/16
http://www.learnoutloud.com/Podcast-Directory/Business/Leadership-and-Management/Conscious-Business-Podcast/30166

Consciousness Matters

This 9 minute video was produced for IONS' 2011 Conference in San Francisco, CA, "Noetic 2.0: Tools & Technologies for a World Transforming". It features Edgar Mitchell, Deepak Chopra, Marilyn Schlitz, Dean Radin and Cassandra Vieten in an exploration of the mysteries of inner space and the questions and values that drive the work of the Institute of Noetic Sciences. For almost 40 years the Institute of Noetic Sciences has explored the fundamental powers and potentials of consciousness using the tools of basic science.
Vimeo website, linked 08/16
https://vimeo.com/27269555

Cutting Edge Consciousness

The Cutting Edge Consciousness Podcast Series examines new ideas, exploring new ways to think of, and view, the world. There is a special emphasis on the link between Science and Spirituality, exploring new thoughts and groundbreaking discoveries in the emerging fields of quantum physics, cell biology, neuroscience and psychology. Now a Facebook page with links to podcasts.
Website, linked 08/16
https://www.facebook.com/Cutting-Edge-Consciousness-142039075807389//

Fetzer Institute Video Resources

Over 150 video resources for viewing. An online library of the Institute's projects, partners, videos, publications, talks, research, and more.
Fetzer website, linked 08/16
http://www.fetzer.org/resources/resources-search-results/?type=media&resource_type_id=6

Forum Network

Features thousands of lectures by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers, and community leaders, available to citizens of the world for free. The Forum Network is a PBS and NPR public media service in collaboration with public stations and community partners across the United States.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.wgbh.org/programs/Forum-Network-1694?

No Separation

A 5-minute video clip exploring the questions "what does spirit mean to you?" and "how do you bring spirit into work?" Spirit at Work, Creative Video Contest
Website, by Cathy Zheutlin and Wendy Russel, linked 08/16
http://vimeo.com/groups/spiritatworkcreative/videos/38669842

Rotating Golden Rule Texts in 13 Religions

A slide series of the Golden Rule texts in 13 religions for viewing online or downloaded.
Scarboro Missions Website, linked 08/16
http://www.scarboromissions.ca/Golden_rule/texts.php

TED

A small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. More than 700 TEDTalks are now available, free under a Creative Commons license, with more added each week.
TED website, linked 08/16
http://www.ted.com/

Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World

Five lectures providing a profound celebration of the wonder of human genius and spirit as brought into being by culture.
CBC Massey Lectures 2009, Wade Davis, linked 08/16
http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Ideas/Massey+Lectures/ID/2398926896/

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017