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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

Corporate Accountability International

Corporate Accountability International (established in 1977) works to end irresponsible and dangerous corporate actions in order to ensure a world where people and the environment can flourish. The mission... more information


Shareable is a network organization, established in the USA in 2009, that promotes the art of sharing. The... more information

Slow Money

Slow Money is a movement that promotes investments in local ecological farms and food enterprises. Their slogan:... more information

Latest news

@nother kind of money

18-09-2014 - End of September 2014 the Dutch Social Trade Organization (STRO) will publish a new book on the positive influence of local currencies.... read more

Energy consumption can cause severe water shortages

15-09-2014 - With the growth of the world population and industry, the need for electricity will increase significantly over the next decades. According to... read more

Poverty is no coincidence but manmade

11-09-2014 - The World Development Movement (WDM) has started a campaign to confront British politicians with the causes of poverty. WDM strives for a... read more

Free market encourages use of coal

08-09-2014 - Everybody knows that the use of coal as a source of energy is not very beneficial for the environment. Nevertheless we go on using coal in... read more

The hydrogen car is speeding up

04-09-2014 - Toyota and Hyundai both produce hydrogen cars. The coming years they will try to conquer the European and American market. This fall Hyundai... read more



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