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How A Commons Society Builds A Resilient Town

A local or regional Commons Society creates a domestic economy in which everyone involved  is personally invested – whatever their role. Sharing surplus profit in the right way creates transformative virtuous circles of motivation, investment and capability through a whole new level of civil society funding. Imagine a town where… schools; doctor’s surgeries; complementary health [...]

By | 2017-05-09T15:32:04+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building the Wellbeing Economy Through A New Economic Model

THE PROBLEM WE ARE ADDRESSING An economic system that has been described as "unstable, unsustainable, unfair and unhappy" (i) OUR PROJECT The Commons Society is a new model of company ownership, finance and distribution that addresses each of the above dysfunctions. It is a re-imagination of the mutual ownership tradition of Great Britain. We are [...]

By | 2017-05-09T15:32:04+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Reasons to Leave Your Company to Your Workers When You Retire

It’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity: Selling to employees can yield a better price, preserve a legacy, keep jobs and profits local—and maybe even eradicate inequality. Thus is one way that a Commons Corporation can grow. Rob Brown posted Nov 13, 2015 reposted from YES magazine This article is part of New Economy Week, a collaboration between [...]

By | 2017-05-09T15:32:06+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Imagine if you were part of a community that had almost unlimited resources to invest in community assets, people and nature Imagine new kinds of businesses and ‘banks’ being the heroes of society because of the real wealth and wellbeing they create for everyone! Imagine businesses being so much part of the community that customers [...]

By | 2017-05-09T15:32:07+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Regenerative Ownership – A New Solution For The New Economy

Regenerative ownership re-balances the benefits of ownership between you, me and us in an equitable way by replenishing human and natural capital and reconnecting wealth creation with the common good. Rather than focusing on individual companies or the ethical largesse of individuals for a solution to the systemic financial and economic issues we face, this [...]

By | 2017-05-09T15:32:11+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What If?

What if we were able to transform the landscape of capitalism without undermining enterprise and private ownership? What if we were able to mutualize the market rather than individual companies? What if we had automatic mechanisms in place that could manage surplus in a way that replenishes human and natural capital and manages shared wealth [...]

By | 2017-05-09T15:32:12+00:00 April 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whats The Problem? What’s Our Solution?

WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? Wealth Creation has become disconnected from wellbeing and the common good. The existing economic model is increasingly degrading the human and natural capital that we depend upon and is consequently becoming dysfunctional, dehumanized and unsustainable. Markets have no systemic mechanism for replenishing the value extracted from people, place or planet. […]

By | 2017-05-09T15:32:14+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments