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‘Economic progress need not come at the expense of wildlife’ Growing national economies need not spell bad news for the wildlife of low and lower-middle income countries, according to new research... Economics Environment
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An ethical tide: the UK’s first sustainable current account, two years on Two years ago, sustainable bank Triodos launched its personal current account. We explore the impact and uptake so far, and how it is a chan... Written in partnership with Triodos Bank
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Put your money where your values are: one woman’s mission to get us buying consciously A new website aims to inspire Londoners to spend their cash with social enterprises and businesses that tackle social challenges... Economics Society
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Rebel bank sells art to buy back Londoners’ debts A combination of art and socially motivated stunt, HSCB is selling printed ‘banknotes’ to raise cash to buy back local people’s debt... Economics Society UK
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Cooking up good: 5 projects making quality food affordable From the ‘pay as you feel’ cafes transforming surplus food into feasts, to a restaurant that provides homeless people with fine dining – our... Economics Society
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Love or money: what makes the world go round? In February, Schumacher College will host a course called Community, Place and Play: A Post-Market Economics. We ask Shaun Chamberlin, one o... Economics
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