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WEAll at Stockholm+50

The Wellbeing Economy Alliance, European Environmental Bureau, WWF International, Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and Club of Rome invite you to join us for an event on “Wellbeing economies: a new economic approach for human and planetary health” at Stockholm +50: Stockholm +50 – Wellbeing economies: a new economic approach for human and planetary health 2 June, 9:30-10:45, Room 4 & […]

Investing in Degrowth

By Jennifer Wilkins An increasing number of people in the affluent nations are realising that our levels of consumerism reflect learned habits rather than our real needs, that inputs to industrial production are less than 10% recirculated causing over-extraction and pollution, that the fossil fuels that power our lifestyles need to stay in the ground […]

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Katherine Trebeck: Time off and next steps

Our wonderful co-founder and Advocacy Advisor, Dr. Katherine Trebeck, is stepping back from WEAll, after many years of incredible work and dedication to put the Wellbeing Economy into the public agenda and gather so many people and forces around this shared vision. She has been fundamental in the construction of this organization and movement, and […]

WEAll Meets Episode 6: Katherine Trebeck

We’re launching a 6-episode series called WEAll Meets! For the month of February, we’ll release six short videos where our Engagement and Content Lead, Isabel Nuesse, interviews different members in our network. Each episode follows a similar format – where Isabel asks a question around how each person became interested in systems change and what […]

WEAll Meets Episode 5: Robert Wanalo

We’re launching a 6-episode series called WEAll Meets! For the month of February, we’ll release six short videos where our Engagement and Content Lead, Isabel Nuesse, interviews different members in our network. Each episode follows a similar format – where Isabel asks a question around how each person became interested in systems change and what […]

It is Time for American Bildung

Written by Sandra Ericson The Scandinavians were once very poor, with high rates of child poverty and child labor. Most people lived under a 3-part feudal rule of royalty, merchants, and peasants. The fate of poor peasants was determined at birth and had been so for centuries. Then, in the 13th century, writers and thinkers […]

Who makes the rules for a Wellbeing Economy?

Editor’s Note: The Wellbeing Economy Movement is dynamic and in constant change and evolution. Therefore, please take into account, while reading, that many findings about the ecosystem back then could render different conclusions today. Since publication, more action has taken place in the policymaking arena, namely: the creation of the WEAll Policy Design Guide in […]

WEAll Meets Episode 4: Amanda Janoo

We’re launching a 6-episode series called WEAll Meets! For the month of February, we’ll release two short videos where our Engagement and Content Lead, Isabel Nuesse, interviews different members in our network. Each episode follows a similar format – where Isabel asks a question around how each person became interested in systems change and what […]

WEAll Meets Episode 3: Gary Stevenson

We’re launching a 6-episode series called WEAll Meets! For the month of February, we’ll release two short videos where our Engagement and Content Lead, Isabel Nuesse, interviews different members in our network. Each episode follows a similar format – where Isabel asks a question around how each person became interested in systems change and what […]

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A ‘Possible Revolution’ in Germany?

By: Martin Oetting – Omnipolis Media When it comes to going ‘beyond GDP’, there are two major countries that have a mighty historical disadvantage: the United States of America and Germany — my home country. Until very recently, I was convinced that these two would only move away from that mighty number once every other […]

WEAll Meets Episode 2: Raghad Fathddin

We’re launching a 6-episode series called WEAll Meets! For the month of February, we’ll release two short videos where our Engagement and Content Lead, Isabel Nuesse, interviews different members in our network. Each episode follows a similar format – where Isabel asks a question around how each person got interested in systems change and what […]

WEAll Meets Launch: Ayomide Fatunde

We’re launching a 6-episode series called WEAll Meets! For the month of February, we’ll release two short videos where our Engagement and Content Lead, Isabel Nuesse, interviews different members in our network. Each episode follows a similar format – where Isabel asks a question around how each person got interested in systems change and what […]

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A village in a Wellbeing Economy

Written by: WEAll Youth Zwolle Hub We are the WEAll Youth Zwolle hub, existing of currently four members (but hoping for more people to join! ☺). Louise, Charlotta and Anna from Germany and Cosima from Switzerland. We all study “Global Project and Change Management” in Zwolle, the Netherlands.  On the 7th of November we did […]

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Commons in a Wellbeing Economy Paper Launch

Written by: Thomas Mande In an age of many overlapping crises–from ecological breakdown, to staggering inequality, to democratic collapse–the term “systems-change” has become ubiquitous. Among the many systems that we must reconsider, none are more important than our systems of resource governance. These systems set the rules for who controls every resource in our societies, […]

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WEAll Read session on Business, Finance and Lobbying for the Wellbeing Economy

How can and should businesses and finance support social movements to drive change?  From Extinction Rebellion to Bill Gates, the support for a proactive government  for climate action is clear. But the role of business and finance in making this happen is less obvious: can the ‘rule-taking’ private sector legitimately take on a ‘rule-maker’ role […]

Well Being by Judy Janoo

A poem written by Judy Janoo Let us be knownfor the plea, sea to sea—one country,lakes, plains, city streets,essential work rewardedlong past pandemic disease.Fairness regardless of skin or origin,inequity’s truth an epiphany,warding off war a gain. Let us be knownfor Lincoln and King,for questioning, inventing,justice boring throughsmokescreens, through hateberating those dragging their bonesas the richest […]

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“From Nudge to Push – Money, Power and CO2” WEAll Talk Recap

Written by: Isabel Nuesse In the system that we’re currently living in, money reigns in every aspect of our lives. Wherever money flows in our economy will dictate the priorities of our culture. If this is the case, what can we do in the short-term to influence where money is flowing and, therefore, influence the […]

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WEAll Weekly Update – December 17

Welcome to our weekly update! As part of our work to amplify the important work in the Wellbeing Economy movement, these WEAll Weekly Update blogs will share some of the latest and greatest updates from our membership and beyond. Please use the comment box to share any relevant updates from this week and keep the […]