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/ Positive Money

29 Dec 2012


Economists from the Financial Services Authority and the International Monetary Fund are among new voices to acknowledge that the ability of private banks to create money was at the heart of the financial crisis


/ Peace & Democracy

23 Dec 2012


The author and filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge has received the 2012 Goi Peace Award for her contribution to “strengthening local communities and economies worldwide”

This is Joe from Ayrshire, who's built his own solar panels!

/ Environment

22 Dec 2012


The actions taken by people fighting climate change have been honoured in an online photography exhibition curated by campaign group 10:10

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/ Peace & Democracy

19 Dec 2012


Sweden’s ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ has recognised the tremendous efforts of activists around the world working towards global harmony

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/ Arts, Environment

17 Dec 2012


With growing environmental concerns over using real trees and with the most common alternative being plastic, designers are rising to the challenge by creating affordable and sustainable Christmas trees that don’t scrimp on style


/ Economics & Innovation

17 Dec 2012


Economic insecurity has put a dampener on much of the year, but as Natalie Revie finds, the co-operative business model is a beacon of hope in these austere times


Enriching connections


/ Positive News blog

13 Dec 2012


Editorial: At a time of financial recession, we have the opportunity to remember that the greatest assets we have are each other. Our greatest currency is our social bonds. And our greatest capital is the content of the human heart

Regional Power Shift rally, US 2011 credit 350.org

/ Environment

12 Dec 2012


A new global event aims to unify action on climate change and is calling for young environmental leaders to get behind the cause


/ Economics & Innovation

11 Dec 2012


Offering a powerful and holistic foundation for a more life-sustaining society, Charles Eisenstein’s idea of the ‘gift economy’ flips current thinking on its head. Jini Reddy meets the man behind the vision


/ Wellbeing

07 Dec 2012


There is resurgent interest in improving citizens’ wellbeing, but this doesn’t mean we should automatically dismiss negative emotions; they can be important signals for change, says Matt Mellen


/ Community, Jamie Catto, Positive Perspective

05 Dec 2012


It is time for men to rediscover their masculinity and express their strength through compassion and service, not control and dominion, writes Jamie Catto


/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media

30 Nov 2012


The science of positive psychology offers a new, more constructive foundation for news reporting, proposes Cathrine Gyldensted

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/ Conservation, Environment

19 Nov 2012


Developed countries are set to double their funding support for vulnerable marine areas, following a UN biodiversity conference

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/ Economics & Innovation

15 Nov 2012


Now in its second year, September’s global Free Money Day roused both gratitude and apprehension around the world

Felicity Warner founder of Soul Midwives. Credit f.warner

/ Wellbeing

12 Nov 2012


Ancient knowledge surrounding the processes of death is being brought back into modern care by soul midwives who seek to comfort those in their final days

Jamyang Dolma (Tibetan Song Lady)

/ Community

02 Nov 2012


A new project is trying to bridge the gap between young and old by bringing bedtime storytelling to children and adults alike


/ Economics & Innovation

31 Oct 2012


Avoid so-called ‘ethical’ investments and stick to positive ones, says founder of new investment website

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/ Economics & Innovation

29 Oct 2012


Julie Howell, founder of new business Giraffe Sense Mentoring, offers her tips on how to approach job seeking in a recession

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/ Economics & Innovation, Environment

17 Oct 2012


A United Nations project aiming to help create a greener global economy has reported positive results from its initial projects


Becoming the cultural healer


/ World Goodwill

14 Oct 2012


Simon Marlow calls for humanity to leave it's differences in the past and instead work towards collectively creating a vision for a more positive future