Case studies

What do we mean by a fair and sustainable economics? The language of economics can be very abstract and inaccessible. One of the best ways to understand what we want is to look at real world examples of projects or policies that demonstrate an alternative. Here are a few, grouped together in different themes.

Businesses – these businesses are all doing something different, either environmentally or socially. They show the kind of role business can play.

Fairphone – the ethical mobile handset



John Lewis – an employee owned retailer



ReTuna – a shopping centre for refurbished goods



Riverford Organic – employee owned organic farming



Greenbelt – a festival leading the way on sustainability