Futures Forum: "New Local Economies": more on all day event in Exeter: Saturday 7th February
Futures Forum: The Atmos project: and community develpment in Totnes: the video
Futures Forum: Climate Week in Sidmouth ... Social enterprises and resilent local economies ... looking to Bristol - Britain's green capital
Futures Forum: Localising Prosperity >>> by mainstreaming community economic development
Futures Forum: "Small plus small plus small equals big" >>> 'There is a blind spot about economic regeneration in most local authorities'
The New Economics Foundation is at the forefront of this:
Futures Forum: The New Economics Foundation ... and the Great Transition Project
One particular project has been 'Plugging the leaks':
Plugging the Leaks was created to support people in communities to take a different approach to local economic development, one that can have a greater, more sustainable impact on their local economies than traditional regeneration initiatives.
Plugging the Leaks goes further than simply getting more money into the local economy through tourism, inward investment or funding. It re-generates the local economy from within, and takes advantage of the resources that a community already possesses.
Plugging the Leaks :: Home
With a handbook on 'Making the most of every pound that enters your local economy':
The NEF came to Sidmouth for Climate Week to share these ideas:
Futures Forum: Climate Week in Sidmouth ... The New Economics Foundation and systems change >>> "Coastal Communities and their Local Economies" >>> Saturday 7th March at 4.30pm
The presentation looked particularly at the sort of coastal community Sidmouth represents:
New Economics Foundation