Links

Solidarity Economics

International Network for Promotion of the Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS)
RIPESS is an international network of solidarity economy organizations that "aims at contributing to a better cohesion of the practices of the Social Solidarity Economy, and to empower the various actors of this sector for action."

Workgroup on a Solidarity Socio-Economy (WSSE)
The Workgroup on a Solidarity Socio-Economy (WSSE) is a global network of debate among grassroots actors, researchers and committed people who collectively generate and promote proposals and strategies for socio-economic transformation.

Asian Alliance for Solidarity Economy
Website of the 2007 event where Asian socially responsible investors (SRIs) met with socially responsible Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to discuss new initiatives such as Fair Trade, solidarity-based Supply chains, ethical investments, and microfinance, which are driven by the triple bottom line of sustainability, social responsibility, and environmental resilience.

Solidarity Economy Congress (Germany)
Under the theme of "How do we want to produce and live? The Solidarity-Based Economy in a Globalized Capitalism," the First National Solidarity Economy Congress (with international participation) was held in Berlin in 2006.

Solidarity Economy Network (Italy)
The "Rete di Economia Solidale" (Solidarity Economy Network) project is an experiment towards the construction of an "other" economy, part of thousands of experiences of solidarity economy activity in Italy. (website in Italian only)

Red LatinoAmericana de SocioEconomia Solidaria (RedLASES)
RedLASES is an open space for dialog and inspired articluation between solidarity economy intiatives and initiatives for the radicalization of democracy in the Latin America. (website in Spanish only)

Forum Brasileiro de Economia Solidaria (FBES)
FBES is a national organization for articulation, debates, the elaboration of strategies and the mobilization of the solidarity economy movement in Brazil. (website in Portuguese only)

Grupo Red de Economia Solidaria de Peru (GRESP)
El Grupo Red de Economía Solidaria del Perú ("The Peru Solidarity Economy Network Group") is a civila association made up of social enterprises, non-governmental organizations, religious organizations, entities of international cooperation working in Peru, and dedicated people that promote practices of associative economy and relationships of solidarity within the economy.

 

Practicing Democracy

Center for Communication and Civic Engagement

 

Local Economies

BerkShares - Local Currency News Video

 

United States

Video of SEN Amherst Conference 2009

BerkShares - Local Currency News Video

 

North America

RIPESS - N. America
The North American Network for the Solidarity Economy (NANSE) is a network of individuals and other networks in North America - including the Caribbean - that represents nearly 10,000 organizations. Members include co-ops, specialized networks, research institutions and a range of organizations involved in community economic development and social enterprise development.

 

South & Central America

Red LatinoAmericana de SocioEconomia Solidaria (RedLASES)
RedLASES is an open space for dialog and inspired articluation between solidarity economy intiatives and initiatives for the radicalization of democracy in the Latin America. (website in Spanish only)

Forum Brasileiro de Economia Solidaria (FBES)
FBES is a national organization for articulation, debates, the elaboration of strategies and the mobilization of the solidarity economy movement in Brazil. (website in Portuguese only)

Grupo Red de Economia Solidaria de Peru (GRESP)
El Grupo Red de Economía Solidaria del Perú ("The Peru Solidarity Economy Network Group") is a civila association made up of social enterprises, non-governmental organizations, religious organizations, entities of international cooperation working in Peru, and dedicated people that promote practices of associative economy and relationships of solidarity within the economy.

Forum on Social Wealth

 

Western Europe

Solidarity Economy Congress (Germany)
Under the theme of "How do we want to produce and live? The Solidarity-Based Economy in a Globalized Capitalism," the First National Solidarity Economy Congress (with international participation) was held in Berlin in 2006.

Solidarity Economy Network (Italy)
The "Rete di Economia Solidale" (Solidarity Economy Network) project is an experiment towards the construction of an "other" economy, part of thousands of experiences of solidarity economy activity in Italy. (website in Italian only)

 

Southeast Asia

Asian Forum for Solidarity Economy
Website of the 2007 event where Asian socially responsible investors (SRIs) met with socially responsible Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to discuss new initiatives such as Fair Trade, solidarity-based Supply chains, ethical investments, and microfinance, which are driven by the triple bottom line of sustainability, social responsibility, and environmental resilience.