What is the Wellbeing Economy and why should we value the well-being of people and the planet more?
Livecast Pakhuis de Zwijger – Wednesday January 20 – 20:30
Najah Aouaki Strateeg en conceptontwikkelaar creatieve en inclusieve stad
Katherine Trebeck Advocacy & Influencing Lead for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance
Kees Klomp Founding partner THRIVE Institute
Nicky Pouw Associate Professor in Economics of Wellbeing
The climate, the financial and now the corona crisis show that the way we have organized our economic system no longer works. How do we arrive at an economy in which exponential and extractive growth is no longer central, but the boundaries of people and the planet are respected and prioritized? And well-being is seen and shared through a different lens? A fundamental shift in our economic policy is crucial. It’s time to rethink measurements in our economic system and put the well-being of people and the planet first. In this first episode of the series The Wellbeing Economy, we discuss the meaning and necessity of the Wellbeing Economy. What is it? What are the challenges? And what can it bring about?
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