New Economy

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The standard economic models and theories have serious limits to what they can do to contribute to a sustainability agenda. The way in which we set up businesses and organize economic activity has to change in fundamental ways [to respond to the rapidly warming Earth, declining natural resources and increasing inequality between humans.] We need alternative economic models where prosperity is not confused with a consumerist lifestyle and constantly growing material well-being. Broader descriptions of economy, work and money are being developed with which our economy could function better.

Further reading

Book: Talous kasvun jälkeen 

Blog post:  Miten luodaan hyvinvointia ilman talouskasvua?