Localise West Midlands
31 Aug 2009
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Local Economic Solutions For Sustainability
This website is part of a not-for-profit think-tank, campaign group and consultancy,which promotes localisation for social, environmental and economic benefit. Itexists to promote the environmental, social and economic benefits of:
∑ Local trading, using local businesses, materials andsupply chains
∑ Linking local needs to local resources
∑ Development of community and local capacity
∑ Decentralisation of appropriate democratic and economic power
∑ Provision of services tailored to meet local needs.
This localisation approach makes economic development andgovernment systems more sensitive to local autonomy, culture, wellbeing and theresponsible use of finite resources, and is growing in popularity with peopleand organisations all over the world.
Localisation helps build social capital, targetsregeneration to meet local needs, maximises local job creation, and reducestransport and CO2 emissions.
To find out more about how you can get involved and what thegroup are achieving do visit their website.
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