Building a world of
resilient communities.

Reflections on 5 Years of REconomy

I sense that everyone involved in REconomy, and in Transition, knows this feeling of being empowered to act.

Totnes economic blueprint: The first reports are now available

Our aim was to see if we could estimate the potential value of a new kind of local economy...

Reflections on my Reconomy roadtrip: Big challenges and big possibilities

"Road trip" sounds better, but it was of course a rail trip, taking in 10 places over 1,500 miles in 22 train legs in 11 days – from Totnes to Maidenhead, Lewes, Brixton, Norwich, Durham, Dunbar nr Edinburgh, Slaithwaite, Manchester and Hereford then back to Devon...I finish my roadtrip inspired and enthused by the fledgling local economic work that I have seen. It’s planting the seeds of a …

REconomy and Me

If Transition is to succeed - to deliver on its promise of happier, more resilient communities - then it’s always seemed obvious to me that the work we do is fundamental to this change. If we can find ways to create enough work that contributes to the resilience of our area, that is more fulfilling, in tune with our own particular skills and values, and that pays the bills, then many of the …

So, what exactly is a Transition enterprise?

A Transition Enterprise (TE) is a financially viable trading* entity that fulfils a real community need, delivers social benefits and has beneficial, or at least neutral, environmental impacts.