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

Community Economic Development in Action – The Cleveland Model

In 2008 a group of local institutions came together to facilitate an economic breakthrough in Cleveland, Ohio. They aimed to create a more sustainable, green economy in a post-industrial city that had experienced population decline and capital flight over several...