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Our research into the political and organisational dimensions of sustainable prosperity explores grassroots transitions to sustainability, alternative enterprise forms, and new investment models. It also examines the form of new political institutions for the ‘ecological state’. The idea is to document and understand the innovative approaches to sustainable prosperity already taking place in local communities, organisations, businesses, and the state.

Happiness and enterprise – a view from Bhutan | Blog by Fergus Lyon

In this blog, CUSP deputy director Prof Fergus Lyon is looking at the concept of Gross National Happiness as explored by The Kingdom of Bhutan, discussing its practical implications for socio-economic development and alternative enterprises.

The Politics of Sustainable Prosperity | Blog by Philip Catney

A transformation of our political discourse and practice will be necessary to achieve a ‪‎Sustainable Prosperity‬, co-investigator Dr Philip Catney writes in this blog, introducing his research perspective on our projects exploring the political and organisational dimensions of sustainable prosperity.

Alternative business approaches for sustainable prosperity | Blog by Fergus Lyon

In the second blog of our series, CUSP deputy director Prof Fergus Lyon introduces the agenda of our research projects on alternative forms of businesses and social enterprises.

Treasury consultation on the National Infrastructure Commission | Written Reply

A recent consultation by HM Treasury has invited written feedback on the proposed governance, structure and operation of the new National Infrastructure Commission; CUSP submitted a reply.

Sustainability and HM Treasury inquiry | Evidence submission

The Environmental Audit Committee has invited written evidence on the role of HM Treasury in relation to sustainable development and environmental protection, CUSP submitted a response.