Banking for the Common Good
We need to move away from highly concentrated, profit-driven banking to an ecosystem of institutions which are structurally designed to work for the common good.
All around the world “normal” banking systems composed of democratically-run local and national institutions are funding home insulation, renewable energy and social housing.
We set out a vision of Banking for the Common Good that the Scottish Parliament could create now.
This report was published in March 2016 with Common Weal, the New Economics Foundation and Move Your Money.