Self-Help and Mutual Aid Financing

Friday, 11.09.
1h 30min
Community and Communication
Cooperation and Self-organization
Money and Finances

Innovative alternative instruments of finance have been developed worldwide in the context of the Social Solidarity Economy in order to overcome the economic crises. This includes Social Banking, as well as non-monetary instruments which in some cases derive from self-help movements in the global south. We will provide an overview and discuss the transferability to the German situation.

Pat Conaty, Udo Biggeri, Christophe Guené, Cliff Rosenthal, Moderation, Günther Lorenz
Pat Conaty (Co-operatives UK), Udo Biggeri (Banca Etica, Italy), Christophe Guené (Kreditunion Berlin, Germany), Günther Lorenz (Technologie-Netzwerk Berlin, Germany), Cliff Rosenthal (The New School in New York City, USA), Facilitated by: Günther Lorenz