Making transformation tangible – new blog for CUSP

WEAll’s Katherine Trebeck writes for CUSP on “Making transformation tangible”.

Excerpt:

“The vision underpinning so much of this work is not far away. You hear it if you take the time to listen to what people identify as most important in their lives. You read it in certain texts of the world’s religions and development scholarship. You see it if you look at brain scans or reflect on the findings of psychologists and epidemiologists about human stress and flourishing. It flows from what Tim Jackson often refers to as what makes us ‘innately human’.

Essentially, the messages from these diverse quarters point to the need for a ‘wellbeing economy’: an economy in service of human and ecological wellbeing. It is about meeting the needs of all. It recognises that the economy is embedded in society and the rest of nature rather than nature and society being in service of the economy. A wellbeing economy is about more than tweaking and fixing the harm caused by the current model.”

Read the full blog here

1 Comment

  • Janusz Allina September 30, 2018 2:49 pm

    A Wellbeing Economy “recognises that the economy is embedded in society and the rest of nature rather than nature and society being in service of the economy. A wellbeing economy is about more than tweaking and fixing the harm caused by the current model” – these words are becoming a motto for the rest of my life, from now on. Thank you for this gift, Dear Autor.

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