Degrowth and Allied Movements

Degrowth Organizations

Research & Degrowth (R&D) “An academic association dedicated to research, training, awareness raising and events organization around degrowth

Degrowth “The international degrowth web portal”

Degrowth Coneferences

First North-South Conference on Degrowth-Descrescimiento, Mexico City, September 2018
6th International Degrowth Conference, Malmo, Sweden, August, 2018
5th International Degrowth Conference, Budapest, Hungary, August, 2017
4th International Degrowth Conference, Leipzig, Germany, September, 2014 (33 videos) (Sean Conlan’s summary)
3rd International Degrowth Conference, Venice, Italy, September, 2012
Economic Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity, Barcelona, March, 2010 (call for abstracts) (Barcelona degrowth declaration)
International Conference on Degrowth in the Americas, May, 2012, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Decroissance Economique pour la Soutenabilite Ecologique et l'Equite Sociale, Paris, France, April, 2008

Social change organizations

Democracy Collaborative “Building Community Wealth”
Fellowship for Intentional Community “Find Your Community. Build a World Together.”
Institute for Local Self-Reliance “[A] national research and technical assistance organization that constructs the foundation and frame upon which communities can take charge of their local resources, their economies, and their environmental future.”
Institute for Social Ecology “[A]dvocates a reconstructive and transformative outlook on social and environmental issues, and promotes a directly democratic, confederal politics.”
Symbiosis “We operate as a placeless think tank to develop the rigorous policy vision of transition to a truly democratic, egalitarian, ecological society.”

Environmental Organizations

Cure “Clean Water & Clean Energy. Natural Beauty. Grassroots Democracy. Connecting Communities.“

Activist Organizations

Beautiful Trouble “[M]ake nonviolent revolution irresistible by providing an ever-growing suite of strategic tools and trainings that inspire movements for a more just, healthy, and equitable world.”
The Rules “[A] global collective of activists, writers, artists, researchers, coders and others who work to expose the root causes of our current crisis.”

Anti-Consumer Organizations

Adbusters “We’re an international collective of artists, designers, poets, punks, writers, directors, musicians, philosophers, drop outs, and wild hearts.”

Rethinking economics organizations

1:1 (1worker1vote) “American workers need to ‘own their labor and rent their capital’ … and that individual worker ownership is the original and ineluctable American system condition.”
BALLE “The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, BALLE (pronounced “bahl-ee”), represents thousands of communities and conveners, entrepreneurs, investors and funders who are defying business as usual.”
Bottom Up EconomyWe need a mass movement for an economy that serves people, builds broadly based prosperity, preserves community, and restores rather than degrades the ecosystem.”
Caring Economy Campaign “[S]hift economic measurements, policies, and practices from the current focus on GDP and Wall Street to a humane and prosperous economy that recognizes the enormous return on investment in the most important, yet undervalued, human work: the work of caring for and educating people, starting in early childhood.”
Center for Economic Democracy “[A] space for funders and grassroots leaders to develop strategy, fund new work, and build vision and practice for transformational movement building in Boston and beyond.”
Center for Popular Economics “Economics for people not profits.”
CO-OP Power[A] regional network of Community Energy Cooperatives” working “to create a multi-class, multi-racial movement for a sustainable and just energy future.”
Cooperation BuffaloWe mobilize workers to achieve economic security through cooperative business ownership, generating wealth and power in communities most affected by inequality.”
Cooperation JacksonBuilding a solidarity economy in Jackson, Mississippi, anchored by a network of cooperatives and worker-owned, democratically self-managed enterprises.”
Cooperation Richmond[B]uilds community controlled wealth through worker-owned and community-owned cooperative businesses and enterprises by and for low-income communities and communities of color in Richmond whose wealth has been extracted.”
Cooperation Works! CooperationWorks! is a national network made up of organizational and individual members working in cooperative development.”
Cooperative Economics Alliance of New York City (CEANYC)Strengthens and expands community-led, democratically-controlled initiatives — from worker, financial and consumer co-ops to community land trusts and gardens, mutual housing, and low-income housing co-ops.” allows you to start, run, and win campaigns to change your workplace.”
Cooperative Fund of New England We work for economic, social, and racial justice by advancing community based, cooperative, and democratically owned or managed enterprises …”
Democracy at Work for Economic Justice ”Democracy at Work … advocates for worker cooperatives and democratic workplaces …”  
hOurworld ”An international network of neighbors helping neighbors … Members share their talents and services, record their hours, then 'spend' them later ….”
The Institute for a Resource-Based Economy IRBE challenges “people’s perceptions of ownership and our relationship to the Earth’s resources… .“
New Economy Coalition The NEC “is a network of organizations imagining and building a future where people, communities, and ecosystems thrive.“
Next System Project “… [B]old thinking and action to address the systemic challenges the United States faces now and in coming decades.”