A groundbreaking boat design is helping wheelchair users partake in water-based activities. Known as Wheelyboats, the vessels have been launched at water based venues throughout the UK.
MyBnk is a social enterprise whose aim is to increase financialliteracy and to develop young people's enterprise skills by giving them experience of organising a real bank withreal money.
One innovative organic food business part of New Economics Foundation (nef) BizFizz programme is showing the way forward for both school and hospital food procurement. Driven by a passion for [...]
The Rainbow Peace Caravan hit the road in Mexico eight years ago. Since then, more than 500 members have formed part of the Caravan for varying periods of time and the Caravan has driven through [...]
The Alliance for a New Humanity, which holds its second Forum in Puerto Rica in December. Mahatma Gandhiπs grandson Arun, and Robert Redford are among those invited to speak. Former Vice [...]
With SATs and League Tables, it seems that we have more measurement than ever before in schools, but only assessing academic success.
New Economics Foundation's Executive Director, Ed Mayo, has announced that he will leave in May to take up the post of director at the National Consumer Council.
An extraordinary 40,000 people from the broadest imaginable spectrum gathered in Florence for the first ever European Social Forum, united in their shared belief that Another Europe is Possible. [...]
To many in both politics and business, the triumph of the self is the ultimate expression of democracy, where power has finally moved to the people. Certainly the people may feel they are in [...]
The New Economics Foundation is pioneering Neighbourhood Think Tanks with the Gorbals Initiative, a local development company in Glasgow. 'We all need to get away from the idea of top-down [...]
The London Time Bank has been given a major grant to build on the work of setting up time banks in different parts of the capital. That was just one of the successes reported at the Time Banks UK [...]
'It is time for a balanced environmental budget with action on climate change to avoid ecological bankruptcy.' Presenting his Alterna-tive Mansion House speech at the Glaziers Hall in London, the [...]