Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature – SEED

Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature

Robert Costanza, Gar Alperovitz, Herman E. Daly, Joshua Farley, Carol Franco, Tim Jackson, Ida Kubiszewski, Juliet Schor, and Peter Victor


How our economy can transition to a more sustainable, equitable model

“This report is a synthesis of ideas about what a new economy-in-society-in-nature might look and how we might get there. The report argues that now is the right time for the transition to a new economic paradigm. It lays out a vision, objectives and concrete policies that could underpin a new model of the economy based on the worldview and principles of “ecological economics,” including sustainable scale, equitable distribution and efficient allocation ? a model where GDP growth is not the ultimate goal. The report makes a case for a greatly expanded commons sector of the economy and new common asset institutions to adequately deal with natural and social capital assets.” ***

(annotation from: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?page=view&type=400&nr=627&menu=35)

CATEGORIES

economy

environment

TAGS

ORGANIZATION

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) (contact: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/contact)

LINK

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/Building_a_Sustainable_and_Desirable_Economy-in-Society-in-Nature.pdf