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Economics & Exchange
Equitable systems of exchange, valuation, barter and trade.

New Economics Foundation
Andrew Simms; author and Fellow at the New Economics Foundation, served as Policy Director for ten years, Communications Director, and established the Climate Change Programme for the foundation. He co-authored The Green New Deal and co-founded the Green New Deal Group, and the climate campaign onehundredmonths.org...

Currency
Systems of exchange that are independent from unsustainable debt economics. Some form of money or currency is indispensable for a society to support specialization and advanced technology. Most national currencies are based on a fractional reserve baking systems where money is "created" by central...

Schumacher Center for a New Economics
Founded in 1980 the Schumacher Center for a New Economics works to envision the elements of a just and sustainable global economy; undertakes to apply these elements in its home region of the Berkshires in western Massachusetts; and then develops the educational programs to share the results more broadly,...

Community Exchange Systems
The Community Exchange System (CES) is a web service that provides the tools for communities to set up and manage exchange and trade in their areas without using money. It also provides communities with a network that permits them to trade with other communities, wherever they are in the world. The...

The Spirit Level
The Spirit Level is a collation of research from hundreds of independent scientific publications showing how and why people in more (economically) equal societies live longer, healthier, happier and more ecologically sustainable lives they then people in societies that are less equal. The book, released...

Schumacher Center Local Currencies Overview
A basic description of current local currencies being implemented in North America and the UK, with histories and future projections. via the Schumacher Center for a New Economics

Ethical Consumer
Ethical Consumer is a not-for-profit UK magazine and website which publishes information on the social, ethical and environmental behaviour of companies and issues around trade justice and ethical consumption. It was founded in 1989 by Rob Harrison and Jane Turner.

Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a nonprofit that provides free educational tools for learning math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history.

Local Futures Foundation Local Futures Foundation
Local Futures is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to raise awareness about the root causes of contemporary social, environmental, and economic crises. For four decades Local Futures has been focusing on the new economy movement, raising awareness about the need to shift away from dependence...

Happyonomy
Happonomy is built on the idea that scientific research in biology and psychology have shown our existing economic system to be not aligned with human needs. The mission of the organisation is to drive this alignment through scientific research and technological development.

New Economy Coalition
The New Economy Coalition is a network of 200+ organizations working for systemic economic change.

Barter
Direct exchange of goods without the use of money.

Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy
CASSE is an organization that explores economic growth in earnest, including its downsides. Conventional economists tend to overlook physical and ecological principles when considering the effects of economic growth. ...Our role is to help people understand the truth that growth isn't the answer to all...

Life Out of the Box
Life Out of the Box was founded by Johnathan Button and Quinn Vandenburg. A purchase of a handmade LOOTB bracelet by artisans in either Nicaragua, Guatemala or Morocco gives a child in need school supplies. Every single Life Out of the Box product goes towards making the world a better place. Bracelets...

Grameen Bank
"Grameen Bank has reversed conventional banking practice by removing the need for collateral and created a banking system based on accountability , mutual trust, creativity and participation. Grameen Bank provides credit to the poorest in Bangladesh, without any collateral." Founded by Muhammed Yunus,...

The Psychology of Inequality
Researchers find that much of the damage done by being poor comes from feeling poor, and that it’s not greater wealth but greater equity that will make us all feel richer.

One percent for the Planet
1% for the Planet was established in 2002 by Yvon Chouinar and Craig Mathews to bring together companies that wanted to help the environment and to encourage other companies to do the same

Enough Is Enough by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill
Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources' is a book that - summarize the scientific evidence that the pursuit of continuous economic growth is not a good idea and looks at what constitutes desirable levels of population and consumption. - explains how in a steady-state...

Open Credit Network
The Open Credit Network is an open source mutual credit trading networking that enables UK-based customers and suppliers trade with each other without the need for conventional money.

SEEDS Digital Currency
SEEDS payment platform aims to be digital currency and financial system that serves, rewards and finances the people and organisations committed to creating a healthier and more equitable planet. SEEDS is based on the Telos blockchain and DAO organizational model.

The Democracy Collaborative
Through research, publications, and implementation programs, The Democracy Collaborative works to implement new economic system where shared ownership and control creates more equitable and inclusive outcomes, fosters ecological sustainability, and promotes flourishing democratic and community life.



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