06 Community and Social Inventions
Community & Social Inventions.
- Altruists International We are an optimistic, positive community with members from both the under- and the over-developed world. We are united by our commitment that a money-centred struggle for personal gain is no way to make the world a better place.
- Community Alive Falmouth Collaborative website for community initiatives and projects in and around Falmouth, Cornwall
- Complementary Currency Resource Center Complementary Currency Resource Center Center for Resources & Networking on Complementary Currency and Alternative Exchange Systems
- Disaster Emergency Committee Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is an umbrella organisation which launches and co-ordinates the UK’s National Appeal in response to major disasters overseas.
- E.F. Schumacher Society (now New Economics Institute) The E.F. Schumacher Society & Library on the net – includes pages on local currencies (now New Economics Institute)
- Feasta Feasta aims to identify the characteristics (economic, cultural and environmental) of a truly sustainable society, articulate how the necessary transition can be effected and promote the implementation of the measures required for this purpose.
- Global Ideas Bank A Global Suggestion Box for socially innovative non-technological ideas and projects, sadly seems to be hacked/broken at the moment but will hopefully return
- IJCCR Global forum for research and analysis of community and complementary currencies
- Ithaca Hours Local currency in Ithaca USA
- Kabin – Social Economy & Cooperative Development Cornwall Kabin is the trading name of Social Economy & Co-operative Development Cornwall Limited, a Co-operative Development Body based in Cornwall.
- New Economics Foundation nef (the new economics foundation) is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being.
- Oxfam GB Oxfam GB is a development, relief, and campaigning organisation that works with others to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering around the world.
- reallifetools consists of initiatives intended to support and challenge individuals, organisations and communities to make choices and positive steps to design and implement plans for real, quality living. (Lorely – 307).
- Reinventing Money The purpose of this site is to demystify money by presenting the best leading-edge ideas on monetary and non-monetary exchange. By Thomas H Greco.
- Shelterbox Shelterbox – box containing 10 sleeping bags, a rugged 10 person tunnel tent, tools and equipment – sent to disaster areas around the world, wherever they’re needed.
- Transaction Net Includes Bernard Lietaer’s articles on community, “green”, and Internet currencies.
- Transition Culture An evolving exploration into the head heart and hands of energy descent. Positive ways of engaging with the challenges posed by Peak Oil.
- Transition Falmouth Engaging the community in designing a vibrant low energy future for Falmouth and the surrounding area to face the twin challenges posed by Peak Oil and Climate Change. Please join us and participate in the process.