ABOUT

The Open Co-op is a world-wide community of individuals and organisations creating a collaborative, regenerative economy.

We organise events and run projects to help create decentralised collaboration at scale.

Our work covers:

New ownership
models

to provide equitable access to the organisations and resources we rely on.

New economic
systems

to provide appropriate ways to measure, store and exchange value.

New governance structures

to provide democratic methods to steward our collective endeavours.

A new
narrative

to underpin these new systems and replace the ‘money rules all’ mentality.

we design Network coordination systems

To help people discover, connect with and co-create the collaborative, regenerative economy.

A new way to build and manage interoperable directories
and maps via decentralised profiles.

Co-op Data Club

A co-op of co-ops that flips the standard data model
via inter-coop marketing and promotions.

we build Commons infrastructure

To provide collectively-owned, surveillance-free, open source tools for collaboration.

Open Web Systems

Open source email, messaging and collaborative tools powered by renewable energy.

Open source meeting and conferencing tools,
powered by renewable energy

we promote Economic change

By highlighting the solutions, and developing the tools, to power alternative economies.

Economic Rebellion

Awareness raising project highlighting the work of Fuller and Riegel to promote our most powerful tool for change, money.

A UK network and open source directory, matching and notification system for mutual credit payments.

In order to collaborate effectively at scale humanity requires a decentralised coordination system to manage our collective endeavours.

We are working towards this goal via a concept we call…