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New Ideas for New Societies

The Summer Foundation strives for a society in which each individual can develop in freedom; has an equal opportunity to think, speak and decide about agreements, rules and laws that exist between him and others; and, in a spirit of solidarity, both receives and contributes his fair share of what mankind and the earth produce. Read more…




Are you looking for ideas on how to set up an innovative company, how citizens can have a direct say in decisions, how fair pricing can work, and more? Check out our section on ideas.


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Take a look at our initiatives database to see which companies, banks and other organizations are already putting our ideas into practice.



Latest initiatives

European Water Movement

The European Water Movement (EWM) is a network that works to reinforce the recognition of water as a commons and access to water and sanitation as a fundamental universal right. EWM is fighting against... more information


ATTAC is an international organization that campaigns for the regulation of financial markets, the closure of... more information


An equal say and an equal chance for all: that is the motto of Dēmos, a public policy organization in the... more information

Latest news

New currency for the Swiss capital Berne

29-01-2015 - Last Friday, January 23, the Swiss capital Berne launched its own currency. The currency is named Bonobo, which comes from ‘Bon ohne boss’... read more

Who is in charge: producer or consumer?

27-01-2015 - On our website in the section “ideas” we mention that huge amounts of money are spent on advertising in an attempt to make us buy food and... read more

International youth conference for high school graduates

23-01-2015 - From the 7th to the 12th of April 2015, 300 high school graduates from all over the world will gather in Belgium for a week of connection,... read more

Time is not money

15-01-2015 - What is most valuable: time or money? Perhaps a difficult question, but not if you separate time from money. Most of us have to work for a... read more

True prices

13-01-2015 - Imagine that everything we can buy would have the right price; such a price that all people who participated in making a specific product,... read more



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