month : 11/2016 6 posts
Reimagining Building Use | A roundtable for businesses
We live in a world where our buildings are under-utilised, global resource extraction is expected to grow to 82 billion tonnes in 2020, and 300,000 new housing units per year are predicted to be required in the UK. Through this roundtable discussion we will respond to these issues, and work together to challenge our ‘business as usual’ approach to buildings.
CUSP response | EAC report on Sustainability and HM Treasury
The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee report on the workings of the Treasury has been warmly welcomed by researchers at the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP).
Does Brexit mean Brexit? | Seminar with Andrew Gamble
The consequences of the Brexit vote in June 2016 will take many years to be fully understood. This presentation will assess the changes which have already taken place, and will ask whether Brexit will have lasting consequences for British politics and British government.
The End of Growth? Evening debate with Federico Demaria, Graeme Maxton, Jørgen Randers and Kate Raworth
In a world of environmental and social limits, is there still a role for economic growth in delivering a sustainable prosperity? Join us on Monday the 28th November 2016 as we will host Federico Demaria, Graeme Maxton, Jørgen Randers and Kate Raworth for an evening debate at the House of Commons, chaired by Caroline Lucas.
Disruptive Innovation Festival 2016 | Tim Jackson in conversation with Ken Webster and Joss Blériot
Having explored in depth the topic of our industrialised societies’ relationship with materials, as well as the need for gradual decoupling between development and resource impact, Tim Jackson joins the Disruptive Innovation Festival, discussing the potential of the circular economy at scale.
Nature of Prosperity II: The audacity of hope | London, 28 Nov 2016
In challenging and uncertain times, our theme for second in our series of dialogues on the Nature of Prosperity was the role of hope in redefining and delivering prosperity. The dialogue series is chaired by Baron Rowan Williams and featured Jørgen Randers, Graeme Maxton and Camilla Toulmin.