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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.


Best Practices

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



Latest initiatives


An equal say and an equal chance for all: that is the motto of Dēmos, a public policy organization in the USA. Dēmos represents the interests of citizens and is committed to protecting their... more information


FoodGuerrilla promotes healthy, honest and sustainable food. They do so by connecting farmers, consumers, food... more information

Food MythBusters

Food MythBusters is a web based organization that highlights “the real story about what we eat”.... more information

Latest news

Straight from the farmer

20-11-2014 - More and more people want to know where their food comes from and how it is produced. For that reason the Dutch entrepreneur Arthur Nijhuis... read more

Capital in the 21st Century

17-11-2014 - There are only a few economists who can tell a coherent story if you ask them to explain the exorbitant differences between poverty and... read more

Make Money with waste

13-11-2014 - On November 15 residents of the Dutch city Apeldoorn will be rewarded for collecting street litter. Every participant receives 10 cents per... read more

New battery predicts revolution for electric cars

10-11-2014 - Scientists at the Technical University in Singapore have developed a battery that can unleash a revolution in the field of electric cars. A 70... read more

Party against food waste in Rotterdam

06-11-2014 - Food waste is a big problem. 1.3 billion ton of food is wasted globally every year. One third of this is discarded by consumers and two-thirds... read more



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