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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…

 

 

Ideas

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

Slow Money

Slow Money is a movement that promotes investments in local ecological farms and food enterprises. Their slogan: Put your money where your food is! Since mid 2010 Slow Money has invested more than $35... more information

Cooperation Jackson

Cooperation Jackson is an emerging cooperative network of interconnected yet independent institutions including... more information

Soil for Life

What do you do when you have barely enough money to buy your own food? You start growing it yourself. This is... more information



Latest news

Tea with a splash of pesticides

01-09-2014 - Tea is the most popular drink in the world and a lot of people consider it to be healthy. A recent study by Greenpeace India, however, shows... read more

Coca Cola sued for environmental damage and water scarcity

28-08-2014 - Almost everyone is familiar with Coca Cola commercials. Usually the commercials show us energetic young actors and actresses who seem to fall... read more

Artist builds mobile homes for homeless

25-08-2014 - The Californian artist Gregory Kloehn used to make expensive sculptures for the rich, but now he uses his skills to build small mobile homes... read more

Seven days of garbage

21-08-2014 - Our garbage shows who we are. That is quite a statement, but the work of Californian photographer Gregg Segal shows that there is some kind of... read more

Dress for success with “The Library of Clothes”

18-08-2014 - It all started when Dutch Arts and Management student Evita did some research into people’s individual shopping experiences. “I noticed that... read more

 

 

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