Ursula Lidbetter - the Chief Executive Officer of the Lincolnshire Co-operative - tells the National Retail Consumer Conference 2013 about the society's recent trial of the Local Multiplier 3. This tool enables organisations to measure the impact they have on a local economy by tracking where the money they receive is spent and re-spent.
Ben Reid OBE - Chief Executive of the Midcounties Co-operative and Chair of the Co-operative Retail Trading Group (CRTG) - tells the National Retail Consumer Conference 2013 about the future for the CRTG. In particular, he looks at the role of the CRTG in the face of calls at last year's NRCC for a Europe -wide co-operative buying group.
Two presentation by David Boyle and Prof. Dr. Margrit Kennedy, part of a seminar on 'green money', co-hosted by Co-operatives UK on the February 13th 2012. These presentations form part of a debate at the event on the creation and use of local currencies.
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