The social economy and sustainable prosperity | Blog by Ian Vickers
The social economy has many roles to play in tackling poverty, building inclusivity and promoting sustainability. However, its potential is not being fully realised in the UK, Ian Vickers summarises recent findings, despite the opportunities provided by the devolution agenda in cities and other local areas.
Prosperity without Growth – Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow | by Tim Jackson
The publication of Prosperity without Growth was a landmark in the sustainability debate. This substantially revised and re-written edition updates its arguments and considerably expands upon them. Tim Jackson demonstrates that building a ‘post-growth’ economy is not Utopia - it's a precise, definable and meaningful task. It’s about taking simple steps towards an economics fit for purpose.