1. THE CALM
> Not a single visual of chest-beating or wild grief. Sorrow itself has
> been elevated.
> 2. THE DIGNITY
> Disciplined queues for water and groceries. Not a rough word or a
> crude gesture.
> 3. THE ABILITY
> The incredible architects, for instance. Buildings swayed but didn’t fall.
> 4. THE GRACE
> People bought only what they needed for the present, so everybody
> could get something.
> 5. THE ORDER
> No looting in shops. No honking and no overtaking on the roads. Just
> 6. THE SACRIFICE
> Fifty workers stayed back to pump sea water in the N-reactors. How
> will they ever be repaid?
7. THE TENDERNESS
> Restaurants cut prices. An unguarded ATM is left alone. The strong
> cared for the weak.
8. THE TRAINING
> The old and the children, everyone knew exactly what to do. And they
> did just that.
9. THE MEDIA
> They showed magnificent restraint in the bulletins. No silly
> reporters. Only calm reportage.
10. THE CONSCIENCE
> When the power went off in a store, people put things back on the
> shelves and left quietly
Queen of Green is a global green cooperative brand,a network of green stakeholders from 29 diverse sectors who share a common goal of transforming their world. We unite 29 stakeholder groups to cooperate and collaborate to implement 14 Socialdevelopment Programs that will improve the quality of life for 200 million of the world's poor. Ambassador Hope developed the new Foreign Empowerment Policy for President Obama, Organizing for America and the G20 leaders. Ambassador Hope has developed a Social Investment Portfolio of 14 programs to empower the poor in 70+ countries. She passionately believes in empowering the talent and skills of the poorest of the poor to become green and sustainable. By integrating the development process to ensure energy, food, and health security is combined with education and micro-enterprises for economic security it is possible to mobilize millions of citizens to be the change they want to see in the world.