Transforming Finance

The COVID-19 health crisis is having major impacts on our economy and financial system. Policymakers have taken unprecedented action, using the finance sector to keep businesses afloat. Social distancing has turbo-boosted the shift to digital banking. A debt crisis looms. The scale of change is unprecedented. How can we make sense of this financial system change, and what we can do to help transform finance so that it supports a resilient, caring, just and green economy in the future?

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Transforming Finance Network History

The Transforming Finance Network brings together leading civil society organisations dedicated to changing the finance system into one that is democratic, sustainable, just and resilient.

Convened by the Finance Innovation Lab and Positive Money, it includes Finance Watch, New Economics Foundation, Share Action, Stamp Out Poverty, and many more.

We meet periodically to align our work, create new collaborations and find ways to amplify our common agenda. Since the Network’s inception in 2013 we have:

  • Run two major conferences;
  • Held workshops with senior policymakers in the Bank of England, FCA, major think tanks and in with Parliamentarians;
  • Collaborated with thought leaders in finance reform such as Lord Adair Turner, Prof. Mariana Mazucatto, Prof. Robert Jenkins and Prof. Steve Keen;
  • Published a Charter for a New Finance System and a set of policy recommendations for the 2015 General Election.

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