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New Love Zero Waste podcast

WEAll Member Circulous has launched an exciting new podcast focused on achieving a zero waste future – listen to the first episode here: To truly understand the concept of zero waste, it’s essential that we dig into the current state of waste and waste management. In this, the first episode of Love Zero Waste, you’ll […]

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New economic stories are needed to unblock the political embrace of rapid transition – by Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams for Rapid Transition Alliance

This blog was first published by Rapid Transition Alliance The breakdown of the climate will only be averted by rapid and radical action, but political courage and imagination are blunted blocked by narrow definitions of success. In their new book, The Economics of Arrival, Katherine Trebeck of the Rapid Transition Alliance member organisation, the Wellbeing […]

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Take part in a dialogue on pluralist economics education

Guest blog by Henry Leveson-Gower, Promoting Economic Pluralism As a follow-up to our blog for WEAll from last December, we wanted to invite you to join the online dialogue about an accreditation scheme for masters programmes taking a pluralist approach to economics. The dialogue is now open and live here. We are currently debating what teaching pluralism […]

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Still raging against the economy? – by Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams for Open Democracy

This blog was first published by Open Democracy In 1890 the political economist Jean Charles de Sismondi – whose work has been described as a humanitarian protest against the dominant orthodoxy of his time – published Nouveaux Principes d’Economie Politique. This was a powerful and poetic rage against an economy focused too much on wealth and […]

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When humanity determines economics, rather than the other way around – by Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams for SDG Transformations Forum

This blog was first published by SDG Transformations Forum Politics and the art of living together Ours is a world where: some people use toilets that flushby waving your hand in front of them while almost a billion people have to defecate in the open air. an investor was prepared topay over $450 million for a single painting while 1 billion people do […]

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Telling the wellbeing economy story in the media

This week, as the World Economic Forum gets underway in Davos, Oxfam has unveiled its latest report on the global inequality crisis. They revealed that just 26 people hold more wealth than  the poorest 3.8 billion people in the world. These shocking figures have generated a buzz of global conversation around what we can do […]

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Latest update on ‘Wellbeing Economies: The Film’ – from Korea

Film-makers Martin, Nick and Kim are creating a film with the working title ‘Wellbeing Economies’ featuring Katherine Trebeck and Lorenzo Fioramonti. Find out more about the film on their website here. You can subscribe to updates on the film on their website. They joined Katherine in South Korea to capture her contribution to the conference […]

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Long BBC Radio Scotland interview on wellbeing economy issues

On Sunday, 13 January 2019, WEAll Knowledge and Policy lead Dr. Katherine Trebeck was interviewed for a long-form segment on BBC Radio Scotland’s Good Morning Scotland programme. Katherine discusses her new book The Economics of Arrival, the need to build a wellbeing economy, and the work of WEAll. Listen from 30 minutes in to hear […]

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Amp Team Diary: December 2018

Each month, members of the WEAll Amplification team (Amp team) share what they’ve been working on, and their priorities for the coming month. Find out more about our team members here  Ana Gomez  What’s kept you busy in December? Making plans for supporting more local hubs Developing more ways to support and communicate with members Onboarding […]

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Groomed to Consume: blog by Anja Lyngbaek, Local Futures

This blog was originally posted here and is reposted with kind permission of Local Futures With Christmas coming up, household consumption will soon hit its yearly peak in many countries. Despite homely pictures of tranquility on mass-produced greeting cards, Christmas is more about frenzied shopping and overspending than peace on earth or quality time with […]

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How business must change its relationship to society: Steve Murrells, CEO of the Co-operative Group UK

On Tuesday 20th November, Steve Murrells, CEO of the Co-operative Group UK gave a bold speech to the National Social Value Conference in Manchester. WEAll is sharing (with permission from the Co-operative Group) some highlights of the speech, as an example of a business that is showing leadership in changing its relationship to society. “Why […]

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NESI Global Forum 2019 – early bird tickets on sale

WEAll is collaborating to deliver NESI Global Forum 2019: Co-creating the wellbeing economy through social innovation In 2017, the first NESI (New Economy Social Innovation) Global Forum took place in Málaga and brought together over 700 participants and 60 speakers from 40 countries. By sharing their energy, expertise and ideas, these committed people created the NESI […]

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Partners for pioneering policy-making: report back from the OECD 6th World Forum on Wellbeing 

By Katherine Trebeck, Wellbeing Economy Alliance In one of the most artificial surroundings it is possible to imagine – a purpose-built conference zone near Incheon in South Korea – three thousand people gathered to explore the future of wellbeing. This was the 6th wellbeing forum hosted by the OECD’s statistics unit, a team that has been at […]

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An invitation to join a dialogue on building thriving, resilient communities

Thriving Resilient Communities (TRC) 2019 Movement Strategy Dialogue The Thriving Resilient Communities Collaboratory (TRCC) invites you to join them in exploring this question as we enter 2019: What would you like to learn about building thriving, resilient communities, and how can we better support those doing so across the world? This is a participant-led conversation taking place now through […]

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Amp Team Diary: November 2018

Each month, members of the WEAll Amplification team (Amp team) share what they’ve been working on, and their priorities for the coming month. Find out more about our team members here  Ana Gomez  What’s kept you busy in November? Just like last month, I’ve been onboarding and meeting with new members – the network is growing […]