Tag: Resilience

How we did it: Totnes local enterprise incubator

How we did it: Totnes local enterprise incubator

Published on January 23, 2014 in Blog with 1 Comment

Written by Frances Northrop, Manager, Transition Town Totnes. Originally posted on Transition Town Totnes and reposted here with permission. In September we will officially open the REconomy Centre, Totnes – a new enterprise workplace. This will mark the end of a journey that has been relatively long (over two years) but, because of the relationships […]

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Experiments in a new local economics (UK)

Experiments in a new local economics (UK)

Published on December 5, 2013 in Blog with 5 Comments

This article was originally written by New Start magazine. We’re reposting here with gratitude and full credits given to New Start.   Across the UK places are rethinking local economic development. Recession and austerity may have prompted the rethink but, for many areas, the new economics is proving a more effective and equitable way to create […]

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Experimental currency in Sweden

Experimental currency in Sweden

Published on June 6, 2013 in Blog, Finance with 5 Comments

We’re very happy to have a guest blog post from Stephen Hinton (who is a member of Transition Sweden) about their experimental currency. It’s great to know that both Phil and Stephen attended some of the sessions at the REconomy Day  and Transition Network Conference including the complimentary currency session.     Does your local […]

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Communities, cooperatives and social businesses: Towards a systemic proposal

Communities, cooperatives and social businesses: Towards a systemic proposal

Published on February 1, 2013 in Blog with 6 Comments

Editors introduction: When thinking about large scale super structures very few things have inspired me, to believe that another world is possible, quite like my visit to Mondragon Cooperative in the Basque Country, Spain. As such we’re very lucky to have this blog post written by Alejo Etchart, who was a long time worker at the Mondragon […]

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