Solidarity Economy, Cooperatives and Social Business
GAP working group
How can solidary/social/cooperative enterprises contribute to a transformation towards degrowth? What forms of alternative enterprises do we know, which ambivalences and contradictions do they hold within? Which societal and political frameworks could help expand alternative economies? And what happens with for-profit-enterprises on the path to a degrowth society?
Elisabeth Voß: Towards a degrowth economy – for global justice and democracy // Donnie Maclurcan, Jennifer Hinton: Introducing the Not-for-Profit World Economic Model
Can social business and cooperatives be pioneers of change towards degrowth and if so how? What are the challenges? What forms of entrepreneurship are compatible with degrowth? Is there a future for the profit sector? Which political reforms could foster social and ecological firms and cooperatives?
Elisabeth Voß: Im Sinne von Degrowth anders Wirtschaften - eine Herausforderung für Demokratie und Gerechtigkeit // Donnie Maclurcan, Jennifer Hinton: Introducing the Not-for-Profit World Economic Model
Format: GAP Explanation
Track: General / Allgemein
Available languages: English