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/ Community, Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive People

12 Sep 2014

 

Free Money Day next week prompts people to think about concepts of value and sharing by handing out their own money to strangers. How would society be transformed if our relationship with money was more conscious and heartfelt?

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive Money, Positive Perspective

08 Sep 2014

 

Ben Dyson talks about the progress made by Positive Money in sparking the debate about monetary reform over the past four years

 
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/ New Economics

19 Sep 2013

 

Never before have we as a society been so interested in the economy, and thanks to the recession, traditional banking models are being cast under the spotlight. Claudia Cahalane considers how a more ethical, sustainable financial future is emerging

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics

06 Sep 2012

 

Stephen Lewis talks to Green Party economic spokesperson Molly Scott Cato about a new approach to economics

 
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/ New Economics

20 Jun 2012

 

Several trillion dollars is traded in currency around the world daily, with huge profits being pocketed by banks and traders. But one trader is bucking the trend by donating some of his company’s profits to charity, as well as giving a better rate of exchange to clients

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics

01 Jun 2012

 

A new interactive online map reveals the breadth of innovative small scale responses to the economic crisis

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Peace & Democracy, Politics, Sustainable Development, Wellbeing

01 Jun 2012

 

At a landmark UN meeting on happiness, delegates proposed making wellbeing the central goal of economic development

 
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/ New Economics, Positive Perspective

05 Apr 2012

 

Ross Jackson offers a plan for radical economic and political reform that would replace current global institutions with ones that support sustainable economies, uphold human rights and respect environmental standards

 
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/ New Economics

03 Apr 2012

 

Messages about sustainability replaced share prices during the campaign

 
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/ New Economics

27 Mar 2012

 

A new kind of financial organisation is promising to challenge the way that banks do their daily business

 
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/ New Economics

15 Mar 2012

 

Bristol has become the latest city to launch its own currency and already has more than 100 businesses signed up to use the money – more than in any other local currency scheme

 
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/ New Economics, Sustainable Development

15 Mar 2012

 

At a UN conference in June 2012, the UK will call for a greener global economy and a new way to measure economic progress that takes environmental factors into account

 

French bank cancels customer debts

 
 

/ New Economics

05 Mar 2012

 

A 375-year-old French bank has dropped the debts of customers who owed less than €150

 

Does making poverty history require making wealth history too?

 
 

/ New Economics, Positive Perspective

04 Jan 2012

 

We need to redefine wealth if we are to find a sustainable path to global prosperity, says Jeremy Williams

 

Time for Plan B say economists

 
 

/ New Economics

04 Jan 2012

 

A ‘Plan B’ to rival the government’s ‘Plan A’ for the economy has been published by left-of-centre pressure group Compass

 

UK ethical investment hits record £11.3bn high

 
 

/ New Economics

04 Jan 2012

 

Research group releases new figures

 
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/ New Economics, Transition News

20 Dec 2011

 

Brixton residents can now use electronic Brixton pounds to pay for goods from participating businesses in the local area

 
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/ New Economics

19 Dec 2011

 

Schumacher College is taking a unique approach to educating the leaders of a prosperous future

 
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/ New Economics

12 Dec 2011

 

Speakers at Bristol conference see window of opportunity for a more holistic economic system

 
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/ New Economics

09 Dec 2011

 

Peter Blom, CEO and chairman of Triodos Bank, says that banks need to have real values and by mimicking natural systems they can operate more effectively