Tomorrow’s Civil Economy

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Author: The Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society

Year: 2009

ISBN: 978-0-900259-60-9

This paper summarises the presentations and discussions of a public event hosted by the Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society as part of Edinburgh’s annual Festival of Politics. More than 100 civil society representatives gathered at the event, held at the Scottish Parliament in August 2009, to debate how they could use their ‘moral muscle’ to help build a fairer, more sustainable economy.

George Reid, Inquiry Commission Vice-Chair, chaired the event. Speakers included:

  • Karl Dayson, Community Finance Solutions
  • Craig Campbell, Social Investment Scotland
  • Elizabeth Leighton, World Wildlife Fund Scotland
  • Ian Fraser, journalist, editor and blogger