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Transitioning to the Green Economy

With these new approaches to business, the important thing to take away from it is to not only see these businesses as individual pioneers trying a new approach. They are …

Fast Forward 2030

Now we move on to other ideas of what business can and should be. In this video, Arthur Kay and Richard Ballard explain the vision behind Fast Forward 2030, a …

Jonathon Porritt on consumption habits

Jonathon argues that, far from thinking we are powerless to change things, if we have even a little imagination we can think of new ways of doing things that can …

Next steps

We have now reached the end of the course, but there are a range of ways in which you can keep up-to-date with the work of the Institute for Global …

Framing the market

In this video, Jonathon Porritt explains how the market can be “framed” to make it more responsive to social and economic value. He gives two recent examples from the UK …

The short-term vs long-term dilemma for business

The main building blocks of any economy is enterprise. A key part of moving towards a more sustainable, long-term vision of economic activity is over-coming the short-term pressures business has …

Introduction to Week 4

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 …

Kate Raworth introduces The Doughnut

In this video, Kate Raworth describes how The Doughnut is a compass for success in the 21st Century. It sets out how our target should be to meet the basic …

2050 Challenge

2050 will be a big year for the global community. By then, the population is set to explode to just under 10 billion people. That is approximately a 42% increase …

The People’s Report Card

In this video, Michael Green from the Social Progress Imperative explains a tool they developed to help people keep track of their country’s progress towards the SDGs. It’s called the …

We’re all developing countries now

As the European refugee crisis worsens, the UN summit in New York to agree on the new sustainable development goals (SDGs) couldn’t come at a more pressing time. Mass movement …