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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics

30 Jun 2015

 

Craftivists are putting their needlework skills to the test by sending hand-sewn handkerchiefs to Marks & Spencer board members in a bid to make the company a living wage employer

 
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/ Community, Innovation, Lifestyle, New Economics, Sustainable Development

17 Jun 2015

 

From Guernsey to the Seychelles, island communities are working to reinvent themselves. Lucy Purdy explores the new social and economic systems being developed offshore

 
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/ Blogs, New Economics

03 Jun 2015

 

What does the new economy look like? How can organisations the world over become generative rather than extractive? And what does that mean for society? Greta Rossi travelled to transformational learning space Schumacher College to find out

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics

29 Apr 2015

 

Leaders from diverse fields have united to call to make the UK economy work for people and the environment

 
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/ New Economics, Politics, Positive Perspective

23 Apr 2015

 

Could society move beyond the rhetoric of 'strivers' and 'skivers' and be rebuilt around understanding and compassion? The effects would be revolutionary, argues Elena Blackmore

 
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/ New Economics

22 Apr 2015

 

New quota will see women fill at least 30% of supervisory board seats

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive People

25 Mar 2015

 

The 40-hour work week is an ingrained part of our culture, but it does very little to enrich our lives. Lucy Purdy explores alternative working models that do away with the idea of the nine-to-five

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Innovation, New Economics, Social Enterprise

19 Feb 2015

 

Five innovative programmes are aiming to diffuse the “ticking time bomb” of Africa’s youth employment crisis

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics

10 Feb 2015

 

Businesses could save up to £5,000 by paying their employees more

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

30 Oct 2014

 

With young people trapped between unemployment and underemployment, the political response is too paternalistic, says new organisation AltGen. Launching an award for new co-operative enterprises, it is encouraging 18-29-year-olds to shape their own futures

 
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/ Blogs, Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Social Enterprise

13 Oct 2014

 

Greta Rossi, co-founder and chief empathy officer of Akasha Innovation, examines a richer, more sustainable alternative to the traditional three Ps

 
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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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/ Democracy, Economics & Innovation, New Economics, 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