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Putting the “Local” in Economic Development: The Role of the Social and Solidarity Economy

Author: 
Riccardo Bodini, Laura Cicciarelli, Roberto Di Meglio, Barbara Franchini, Gianluca Salvatori

SSE organizations are more open to exchange between the production system and the local community due to their participatory governance structures and their attention toward social integration - in short, to their ability to recognize the socially embedded nature of economic action.

Year: 
2017
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Local economy
Social Economy & Social Enterprise

Guidelines for Local Governments on Policies for Social and Solidarity Economy

Organization: 
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
Author: 
Jenkins, Hamish, Ilcheong Yi, Samuel Bruelisauer and Kameni Chaddha

With growing awareness about the role of social and solidarity economy in facilitating inclusive and sustainable development, comes an increasing number of governments, both at national and subnational levels, adopting policies and programmes that aim to support SSE organizations and enterprises.

Format: 
Document
Guidebook
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Government
Local economy
Policy Development & Advocacy
Regional Development
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Source: 
Org

Is Our Economy Making Us Sick?

Organization: 
New Economics Foundation

Cover of New Economics ZineThis is the second issue of the New Economics Zine, launched on World Mental Health Day.

In this issue, the authors dig into what the economy has to do with our mental health. Mental health has never been discussed more widely, and yet mental health issues are on the rise.

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Website
Document
Categories: 
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Disability Groups
Psychiatric Survivors
Racialized Groups
Social Justice
Stories and Experiences
Source: 
Weblink

A People's Orientation to a Regenerative Economy

Organization: 
United Frontline Table

People's Orientation to a Regenerative Economy Cover ImageThe intersecting crises of income and wealth inequality and climate change, driven by systemic white supremacy and gender inequality, has exposed the frailty of the U.S. economy and democracy.

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Website
Document
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Environment
First Nations, Inuit and Métis
Food Security
Government
Health
Local economy
Partnership Building
Planning and Evaluation
Policy Development & Advocacy
Poverty Reduction
Racialized Groups
Regional Development
Research & Development
Renewable energy
Science & Technology
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Social Innovation
Social Justice
Sustainable Development
Source: 
Org

Beyond Business as Usual: A 21st Century Culture of Manufacturing in Australia

Organization: 
Western Sydney University; University of Newcastle Australia
Author: 
Katherine Gibson, Jenny Cameron, Stephen Healy, Joanne McNeill

There is a culture of manufacturing that is beyond business as usual in Australia.

Year: 
2020
Categories: 
Sector-Based Strategies
Sustainable Development
Source: 
Weblink

Pathways to a People's Economy

Organization: 
New Economy Coalition

Pathways to a People’s Economy was developed by a team of New Economy Coalition member organizations to amplify the new economy policy wins happening on the ground and provide real examples of how to shift our economic conditions from the bottom up.

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Website
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Community ownership
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Co-operatives
Environment
Local economy
Policy Development & Advocacy
Poverty Reduction
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Source: 
Org

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