REconomy Project update, February 2013

Published on February 28, 2013 in Blog, Project news with 2 Comments
REconomy Project update, February 2013

We’re going to do a monthly or bi-monthly update with important project news. This might at some stage morph into a newsletter, but for now this is also featured in the monthly round-up over on Transition Culture, and also in the Transition Newsletter.   This month saw the public release of Shane’s TEDx talk in […]

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The community finance canvas

Published on February 28, 2013 in Blog with 2 Comments
The community finance canvas

The community finance canvas helps you produce a financial plan to bring your design for a resilient community into being. This approach has been developed by a group within Transition Sweden, through a process of trial and error. Thanks to Steve Hinton for sharing this with us, and writing this guest blog post.   The […]

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The unstoppable rise of the collaborative economy

Published on February 19, 2013 in Blog with 1 Comment
The unstoppable rise of the collaborative economy

My work at REconomy Project has inspired me to believe that a credible alternative to our current system is now emerging at an incredible rate. In this 12 minute TEDx talk I explore the unstoppable rise of the collaborative economy. The problem is that I’ve long been a fan of TED and given the opportunity to do a talk I […]

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Why does a French envelope manufacturer have 12 beehives on its roof?

Published on February 13, 2013 in Blog, Manufacturing with 0 Comments
Why does a French envelope manufacturer have 12 beehives on its roof?

This post is about Pocheco, a French envelope producer that’s committed to showing how their products can be produced more sustainably as well as more cheaply. Kitty de Bruin visited the company and spoke to them about their achievements and plans…   Pocheco are based in an old textile plant in Forest sur Marque, near […]

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The Barcelona interviews: Free money, precariousness and alternative living

Published on February 7, 2013 in Blog with 1 Comment
The Barcelona interviews: Free money, precariousness and alternative living

Editor’s note: This is guest piece written by Becca Thomas. I’ve been thinking that something special may well come out of the Spain, Catalonia and the Basque Country, given the current economic conditions and thee deep routed alternative cultures that exist there . When I heard that Becca was in Barcelona I asked her to […]

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Communities, cooperatives and social businesses: Towards a systemic proposal

Published on February 1, 2013 in Blog with 7 Comments
Communities, cooperatives and social businesses: Towards a systemic proposal

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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REconomy Project update, January 2013

Published on January 28, 2013 in Blog, Project news with 1 Comment
REconomy Project update, January 2013

We’re going to do a monthly or bi-monthly update with important project news. This might at some stage morph into a newsletter, but for now this is also featured in the monthly round-up over on Transition Culture, and also in the Transition Newsletter.   This month has seen a flurry of activity in the REconomy […]

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The elements of new economics? From the author of the Resilience Imperative

Published on January 23, 2013 in Blog with 1 Comment
The elements of new economics? From the author of the Resilience Imperative

An interview with Pat Conaty (main pic), one of the authors of the Resilience Imperative, by Naresh Giangrande of the Transition Network. This book examines the many elements from which resilient local economies can be built. Pat Conaty and Mike Lewis have done the leg work of collating and critiquing the many examples of how […]

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Hodmedod’s Great British Beans and Peas

Published on January 15, 2013 in Blog, Food with 0 Comments
Hodmedod’s Great British Beans and Peas

This is a place holder for the Hodmedod’s Great British Beans & Peas case study. Meanwhile you can read the story of how this enterprise came into being, and visit the Hodmedod’s website for more information.    

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The importance of partnering – a chat with nef

Published on January 9, 2013 in Blog with 0 Comments
The importance of partnering – a chat with nef

A number of organisations have been working in the field of new economics for much longer than us. We have been connecting with them and looking to share learning, collaborate and offer mutual support, recognising of course that working together will help all of us achieve the changes we want to see in the world. […]

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