To create an economic system that supports human and planetary well-being, we need to be the instigators of change – we can’t wait for those in power to take the steps needed. This page is full of resources that describe the causes of the crises we face, and ways to support local economies in your own backyard and around the world.
Here you’ll find a series of step-by-step guides that will walk you through the many impacts of the global economy, and the multiple benefits of local economies.
Globalization may be good for big business, but it imposes heavy environmental, social and psychological costs on people and the planet.
Localization is simply an economic shift away from the global towards the local – one that enables communities to take back control over their own affairs.
Free Reading Materials
We’ve created a number of resources that you can download for free. These reports, papers, and booklets are great for offline reading and learning. View a complete list of all our free reading materials.
Other Ways To Get Involved
From participating in a conference to organizing a film screening – there are lots of steps you can take now.
We’ve organized over 20 international conferences, and we host workshops regularly.
Our DIY workshop kits provide everything you’ll need.
Help us spread the message with a public screening in your community.
We’re always amazed at the sheer number of individuals and groups working towards similar goals. On the pages listed below you can find out about other inspiring organizations, films and further reading.
Organizations For Change
A list of organizations across the globe working to create a better world.