A better way of doing economics

We advocate for a socially inclusive and sustainable economy. Through the decentralisation of economic power, we envisage a more diverse, redistributive and prosperous economy that benefits local communities and in which more people have a meaningful stake.

 We DO

Influence

Providing advice and support to policy makers at local and regional level.

Research

Conducting research into what makes a sustainable and prosperous localised economy.

Consultancy & Training

Supporting private companies and other organisations to win more business.

 Consultancy

What we offer

LWM supports private companies and other organisations to win more business, contribute to wider prosperity to improve their own area, and to be ready for the future of economics where business, economy and society and its environment interact.

Through action research and practical work over many years, LWM has developed expertise in how organisations in all sectors can maximise the local benefits of their activity to mutual advantage, and how they can demonstrate these impacts.

 OPINION

#WM2041 Green green paper on the WM response to Climate Change

So you’ve declared a Climate Emergency. Now what? Now you need to make a plan, set targets, decide your priorities, work out a budget… you need to make clear what needs to change, by when and who is going to do it. Because words like ‘emergency’ and ‘crisis’ mean we...