The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) recently launched a series on social and solidarity economy. This series is the result of the UNRISD international conference on the […]
Congratulations to Pat Conaty for receiving the CDFI Hero Award at the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards at last week’s Community Finance conference, organised by the Community Development Finance Association. Conaty’s work at the New […]
Presentation held on September 18, 2013 Presentation slides: Download here Angela Espinosa is a Senior Lecturer at Hull University Business School in the UK. Jon Walker is a Director and Core Group […]
On May 15, Vancouver city council approved a staff proposalto build 355 units of rental housing on four city-owned sites, to be operated by four community land trust partners. Mike Lewis praises […]
Michael Lewis is the Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for Community Renewal and is well-known internationally as a practitioner, author, educator and leader in the fields of Community Economic Development and Social Economy. In this featured interview, Lewis speaks passionately and extensively about the key messages and case studies within this book and of his personal pathway to and from this work.
Ed Mayo finds the book that joins the dots. The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy by Michael Lewis & Patrick Conaty. New Society Publishers, 2012. ISBN: 9780865717077 […]
Our recently held webinar with Elizabeth Sheehan from Climate Smart was an engaging presentation about carbon emissions reduction in the business community.
Presentation held on June 24th Presentation slides: BALTA Webinar Scaling Local Food Slides Recordings: Part 1: BALTA Webinar Scaling Local Food Part 1 Part 2: BALTA Webinar Scaling Local Food Part 2 Full […]
How a small community of 350 has organized themselves and their capital to give new life to what is reemerging as a thriving community. We will discuss the role of intermediaries to support innovators at the grass-roots level, connect with technical experts and existing local investing regimes, and to build networks and resources that will assist the creation of Opportunity Development Co-operatives in other communities.
Webinar held on April 9th- Summary and Recordings Featured Presenters Hannah Wittman is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability […]