VIDEO TED2018: A healthy economy should be designed to thrive, not grow

speaks at TED2018 - The Age of Amazement, April 10 - 14, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Photo: Bret Hartman / TED

What would a sustainable, universally beneficial economy look like? “Like a doughnut,” says Oxford economist Kate Raworth. In a stellar, eye-opening TED2018 talk, Kate explains how we can move countries out of the hole — where people are falling short on life’s essentials — and create regenerative, distributive economies that work within the planet’s ecological limits. (Afterward, Al Gore told her he  “absolutely loved her book!”)

The economy is a complex, evolving system, and that’s an empowering thought: it means that every one of us can play a part in shaping its evolution.

 


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