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Introduction to Week 4

In this video, Professor Henrietta Moore introduces the main ideas in week four

In the fourth and final week of this course, we’ll be talking about how we can build a new economy together. An economy that tackles the challenges of the 21st century head on, and re-invents our relationship to the natural world, to the resources we consume, and to each other in a way that enables people and the planet to flourish and prosper.

At a time when most people talk about the economy as a zero-sum game, with difficult trade-offs, it’s important to show a more optimistic vision of how things can be if we adjust our approach and address some of the key imbalances that are holding back progress today. This week, we’ll look at the role of business and people in transitioning to a new economy.

But first, let’s hear what you have to say. What do you see as the main drivers towards an economy that works better for people and the planet? Are you optimistic or pessimistic? Try and include examples from your experience and your part of the world.

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