Entries by WEAll

The Afrik-Akili Declaration: An invitation to witness Africa reclaiming her place in the world.

by Raad Sharar  The scars of colonialism run deep. Even after the independence of the vast majority of African states  from their colonisers, the reality of returning to pre-colonial times is nothing short of utopian.   Colonialism has brought about significant changes in society, culture, and behaviour, in addition to the myriad exploitative and inhuman acts […]

WEAll Talk: When business meets the Doughnut

When business meets the Doughnut To meet the needs of all people within the means of the living planet, Doughnut Economics poses some big challenges for businesses. The business world will need to embrace bold and ambitious solutions that are both regenerative and distributive. To make this possible, we will need to transform the deep […]

WEAll Talk: Sustainable Banking: Reflections from a small NGO in Sweden

The mission of the Swedish Organization for Global Health (SOGH) is “to channel youth passion and talent to create a positive change in people’s health, from spreading knowledge about global and planetary health topics to concretely improving the quality and accessibility of health care in low-income settings”  As part of that mission, the organisation seeks […]

WEAll Talk: Is there a spiritual side to economics?

What if making the transition from an economy for a dying world to an economy for a thriving world isn’t just about education, policy changes, and raising awareness, but also requires raising human consciousness?  Is there a spiritual component to life, including the human experience, that can be activated to accelerate widespread adoption of a […]

Scarcity and Growth

A blog to mark the 2022 reprinting of Richard Wilkinson’sPoverty & Progress: an ecological model of economic growth (1973) The early Seventies saw the take-off of the modern environmental movement, with the first Earth Day celebrated in 1970, and the publication of some classics of environmental thinking: of A Blueprint for Survival, The Limits to […]

What About Personal Policy?

Written by: Sandra Ericson There seems to be an intellectual allergy to developing policy for the practical knowledge needs of human life.  Policy sets out goals, missions, objectives, and visions, but policy does not make a life decision for you and me on a Tuesday morning. Personal policy does that, assuming there is one. This […]

Stockholm+50 Recap & Reflections

Written by: Lisa Hough-Stewart and Amanda Janoo One of the statements below comes from our latest briefing paper “This is the moment to go Beyond GDP”; the other was made during the Stockholm+50 conference last week by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres: “We must place true value on the environment and go beyond Gross Domestic […]

Displacement

Written by: Alison Chopel So much of history describes the violent separation of people from land. There is the recurring story of people who arrive from outside with money and weapons to force people to change the way they use their land to nourish their own bodies. There is the recurring story of people who […]

This is the moment to go Beyond GDP

Moments before the beginning of the Stockholm +50 Conference, we’re launching a new briefing paper “This is the moment to go Beyond GDP”. This paper has been written by Rutger Hoekstra, author of Replacing GDP by 2030 (Cambridge press, 2019), in collaboration with the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, WWF and the European Environmental Bureau. About this paper […]

WEAll Talk: So you want to be regenerative?

Our upcoming WEAll Talk this month will cover the topic of what it means to be regenerative and how organisations can apply this concept to their operations and value chains. The talk will be given by our WEAll member Hannah Temple, the founder of regenerative consultancy TealCo. Don’t miss this special WEAll Talk on Thursday, […]

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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 […]