Community ownership of assets

From the Transition Network ingredients

Community ownership of assets

Challenge

Development, like money and energy, is usually something done to communities, rather than by or with them. How can we step outside of that by enabling communities to own their own assets, so that any development directly benefits them?

Solution

Steadily increase community ownership of assets through mechanisms such as development trusts, community bonds and shares. Bring land and property into community ownership for development, Community Supported Agriculture or renewable energy projects.

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