The Zero Way is a way of life, applicable to all areas of human activity. It is an umbrella concept that refers to all sustainable, ethical and practical ways of thinking and acting, that aim at zeroing global problems, through ongoing implementation of small lifestyle and habit changes.
We are facing global problems that require urgent action. The Zero Way is here to support the shift towards a more sustainable environment for the current and future global citizens, by providing real solutions and bringing long-term health and overall well-being. Change is important for the survival of humankind...
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We are a social business, because we want to shift the economy and create a whole new society. We can't do that unless we demonstrate that buinesses can be successful by following the zero way model.
Our aim is to create a society whose goal is to bring sustainable progress to mankind, whilte protecting the planet and the people, now and in the future. We want to shift the economy towards a circular model in order to push progress, sustainability and overall well-being.
We want to do this in a fun, creative, yet still ethical way, by positively influencing people and encouraging them to bring change within their lives and eventually in the entire society.
Zero Way Social Startups
Join Us! Use the gallery below to discover what types of businesses we're up to and how you can become part of the team with the goal that resonates with you the most
In order to bring real change, we need 5 steps. And we need to be equally active and involved in all 5 steps.
Here is how our superhero team at The Zero Way use startups to solve problems across all 5 steps of the way to changing our world into a better place:
Step 1: Raise Awareness - Offline: Workshops, Events, Seminars, Speeches, Book
- Online: SNS, Youtube, TV, media contents website etc.
Step 2: Offer Knowledge - Offline: Workshops, Events, Seminars, Speeches, Book, Card Game, Interactive spaces.
- Online: SNS, Youtube, TV, media contents website etc.
Step 3: Call to Action - Offline: Store, Workshops, Events, Consultancy
- Online: Consultancy products, Platforms, Matching Services
Step 4 Community - Offline: Space
- Online: Site, SNS, Platform
Step 5 Continuity - Novelty through R&D
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Every fun, interesting, creative, mesmerizing piece of information we find, we write it down for the world to see and love.
All our daily "zero wins", tips, life hacks, product reviews and more.
We are transparent. Also completely insane. We can’t wait to show you what other crazy ideas we had and what other stupid things we tried next :)We travel the world to bring you the most creative sustainable products, ethical practices and "zero way ideas" we can find.
We are the zero way heroes, the "crazy ones, the rebels, the misfits", who decided to respectfully show the middle finger to the status quo, and go out and change the world instead. The first team of millennials to pave the way to a new era.
A "Zero Way Era".
Find out who, where and why it all started and how you can join the best community in the world (say we).
About The Zero Way
The 7 Principles of the Zero Way will set you free. See how your life automatically improves before your very eyes only by internalizing these principles.
You don’t even have to respect these rules, once you learn about them, they will stick to you like plant-based glue :) Once you see them, you can't unsee them.
For all those who love what we’re doing and feel like they want to give something back, they can do so on the Campfire platform for Japan and Patreon for the rest of this amazing world we all live in. The returns are fun, creative and support the artists that made them.
Purchase not just a product, but also hope, love and confidence for you and for someone else in the world. Our products make you a superhero, wether you want it or not ;)
We travel the world in pursuit of the perfectly sustainable, ethical and fair trade product we can find.
Offline Store Locator
Our first store is located in Kobe, Japan, and its a small space to showcase our ideas and vision for the future.
Find out how many stores have accepted to become zero way spots. Learn about the "Zero Way Badge" and how it works.
On Campus Workshop
Students are the next generation of people who will change the world. We don’t see them as future “customers” or “consumers”.
We see a person. A heart. We see desire, hope for a brighter, more sustainable future.
We know students can change the world. We make them heroes. Because we care.
We hold local workshops regularly, showing how we practice "the zero way" using local resources and know-how.
We connect people who have similar values.
We care for - and take care of - our community.
What new, creative, disrupting products are we creating next? Don’t be afraid to speak your mind if you have an idea to share or an unmet need.
We try to make the impossible possible.
Another way for us to give back to the community is by having our trusty vegan vans spread the zero way love around the city.
If you see is, don't hesitate to give us a wave and visit us! We're always up for a nice and friendly conversation.
We don't want to be considered competitors.
We are very serious about helping companies become more sustainable so we do corporate workshops regularly, showing how we do business the zero way.
We connect people and companies who feel the same way.
We are serious about teaching the SDGs and how to achieve them in the next 10 years.
Events & Artist Management
We support artists who challenge the status quo, who are engaged and engaging and who love being zero way heroes.
“Flash Mobbing” is our trademark activity :) so always be prepared to get a complimentary hug if we see you holding a zero way product on the street.
A city just for the ethical ones. The sustainable ones. The crazy ones who believe that doing good for the greater good… is good :)
We gather all the know-how of all the off-grid and intentional communities, to make our own little community.
The Church of Love
No, no, we're not some weird cult. This space is just for the spiritual ones who understand the need an update of all the religions in the world to fit the needs of our current culture. It's a safe place to reconsider our beliefs and our faith in the ultimate power - Love.