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The New Economics Foundation is an innovative British research organization that challenges mainstream thinking about economic systems and well-being. We recommend The Ecology of Finance, concerning...
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This report by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance explains how credit unions can overcome their compulsion to compete with banks and instead develop a powerful and central role in the...
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The Resilience Alliance is a research organization that explores the dynamics of social-ecological systems in order to learn more about resilience, adaptability, and transformability. Its results...
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The Tamarack Institute is an organization dedicated to developing and supporting collaborative strategies through which citizens and institutions take on major community challenges, especially...
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In large part, the ability of people to bring about fundamental change in their community depends on the capacity of their organizations: local governments, associations, nonprofits, and enterprises...
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CEDTAS (CED Technical Assistance Service) was intended to do two things. It was to help nonprofit organizations in Winnipeg find specialists - lawyers, marketers, bookkeepers, horticulturalists, for...
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To make a real difference, community economic development organizations (CEDOs) have to own productive pieces of the local economy. But finding the capital to make such investments is only part of...
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Local food is a strategy that appeals to nonprofits, charities, co-operatives, and other social economy organizations. It addresses the challenges of Peak Oil and climate change. It creates locally-...
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Community investment is financing that targets the underserved (individuals, communities, and social enterprises) in order to develop opportunities and improve conditions. Who is involved in this...
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Marketing is in a funny position in social enterprises. They are organizations with great ideas and a great passion. So it makes sense to sell customers on the great things that they do for the...