Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS)
Shigeru Tanaka is a member of the joint coordination at RIPESS, the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy. He has been active in the SSE movement since 2009 as a coordinator for the Asian Solidarity Economy Forum in Tokyo organized by the Asian Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC). Shigeru is also a member of the Pacific Asia Resource Center (PARC), a people's thinktank based in Tokyo, and works to connect various social movements for common purposes. It is based on this experience, that he brings the ideals of social movements to meet the day to day realities of SSE practitioners at RIPESS.