1. Fill out the following form
2. Is your initiative Non-Profit?
Your initiative does not seek economic benefit
- The initiative does not seek economic benefit
- Any surplus funds of the initiative are used to help pursue its goals instead of distributing them to owners or shareholders.
3. Is your initiative Reproducible?
Your initiative is visible, open and transparent, which allows it to be adapted by others
- The initiative is easily visible to anyone, providing the necessary online material
- The initiative has transparent procedures and results
- The initiative allows others to copy and adapt their procedures and materials, probably using Creative Commons licenses for them
4. Is your initiative driven by horizontal collective decisions?
Your initiative is driven by horizontal collective decisions
- The initiative follows collective decision-making procedures for tackling most issues
- The hierarchical structure is minimal or inexistent. That is, horizontal grassroots discussions of the members have a major weight when compared with vertical instructions from the board
5. Does your initiative Reinforce the Commons?
Reinforcing the Commons
Your initiative protectes/expands The Commons, resources that are collectively owned
The Commons are those resources that are collectively owned or shared among populations. Thus, your initiative is promoting The Commons by focusing its work in protecting/expanding any of them in any particular area of action
6. Show your principles in the web
Include this code in the web of your collective: