24.01.2023
“We shouldn’t be afraid of involving businesses”: Doughnut Economics in Brussels

Kate Raworth’s doughnut model is an economic theory designed to easily and intelligibly assess an economy’s sustainability. Visually represented in the shape of a doughnut, it combines the concepts of planetary boundaries and minimum social standards to measure economic performance. Major European cities such as Amsterdam, Geneva and Brussels, have adopted the doughnut model to guide their green transitions. Barbara Trachte, secretary of state of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Economic Transition and Scientific Research, explains how Brussels is using the the model to set a new direction for the city region’s economy.

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28.06.2022
Is Degrowth the Future?

A new book exploring the origins, sub-currents, and evolution of degrowth, as well as the solutions it offers for the future.

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13.04.2021
Beyond the Growth Imperative

What does environmental economist Tim Jackson’s latest book, Post Growth, have to say about breaking the growth chokehold?

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13.03.2019
Global Means

Sociologist and thinker reinvents the institutions of the liberal global order. Fly through a 30-year rescue of social rights and the environment from the ravages of unbridled globalisation.

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13.03.2019
Doughnut Economics for a Thriving 21st Century

An interview on daring to dream and designing economics to regenerate life and community, to thrive rather than to grow.

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09.11.2018
Beyond the Choke Hold of Growth: Post-growth or Radical Degrowth?

Part two of an interview with key thinkers at the Post-Growth 2018 conference at the European Parliament.

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31.10.2018
The Politics of Post-Growth

At the Post-Growth 2018 conference at the European Parliament, key thinkers discuss today’s possibilities for imagining a world beyond growth.

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17.10.2018
A Fair Share: Reclaiming the Commons with Basic Income

Drawing on the experience of the Alaskan oil fund, this interview unpicks the links between basic income and ecological sustainability.

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09.10.2018
Ending the EU’s Growth Mantra

An interview with European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager on whether the time has come to leave growth behind.

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03.08.2018
A Sufficiency Vision for an Ecologically Constrained World

With global production pushing the planet past its limits, a shift from growth to sufficiency in rich countries is now an imperative

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