Economy

FURTHER INFORMATION

Alternative economics research

  • New Economics Foundation (NEF)
    The NEF is an independent organisation working to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues. www.neweconomics.org
  • Schumacher Centre for a New Economics
    ...an educational organization which initiates practical measures that lead to community revitalization and further the transition toward an economically and ecologically sustainable society. centerforneweconomics.org/
  • The International Forum on Globalization (IFG)
    Formed in response to widespread concerns over economic globalization, the IFG promotes equitable, democratic, and ecologically sustainable economies. www.neweconomics.org
  • Peter McManners

    Thought leader on sustainability and how society can respond to climate change and resource limits. His research has examined the relationship between sustainability and economic globalisation leading to the concept of a Sustainable Revolution.
    www.petermcmanners.com

     

Local Trading Systems

  • Local Exchange Trading Schemes (LETS)
    UK and international links, best practice guide and news on Local community-based mutual aid networks in which people exchange all kinds of goods and services with one another, without the need for money. www.letslinkuk.org

Third World Debt

  • Jubilee Debt Campaign
    An international movement calling for cancellation of the unpayable debt of the world's poorest countries under a fair and transparent process. The site has: a guide to the debt crisis, links to Jubilee campaigns and Web sites around the world, literature and other resources. jubileedebt.org.uk/