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Just Transitions, Power and Politics

Organization: 
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

In this final session of the Just Transition Research Collaborative webinar series, the focus is on power and politics and unpack what has happened to Just Transitions in the five years since the Paris Agreement was adopted. The session explores whether and how narratives of Just Transition have changed in that time, in terms of their ambitions, inclusiveness and the issues they address.

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Video
Categories: 
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Job Training
Environment
Finance
First Nations, Inuit and Métis
Government
Health
Local economy
Racialized Groups
Renewable energy
Rural CED
Science & Technology
Sector-Based Strategies
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Social Innovation
Social Justice
Source: 
Weblink

The Problem with Economics [webinar recording]

Organization: 
The New School
Author: 
The New School

an image of a city and text that says 'The Problem with Economics'

Watch a public roundtable with Sean Jacobs, Associate Professor of International Affairs, on inequities and distortions in the study of global economics with three young economists who study global economics and political economy.

Year: 
2021
Format: 
Video
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Local economy
Policy Development & Advocacy
Source: 
Weblink

Wellbeing Economy Policy Design Guide: How to design economic policies that put the wellbeing of people and the planet first

Organization: 
Wellbeing Economy Alliance
Author: 
Janoo, Amanda et. al.

Welcome to the Wellbeing Economy Policy Design Guide. This guide has been co-created by the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll) to support visionary policy makers, like you, to build more just and sustainable economies for people and planet.

Year: 
2021
Format: 
Document
Guidebook
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Policy Development & Advocacy
Source: 
Weblink

Putting the “Local” in Economic Development: The Role of the Social and Solidarity Economy

Author: 
Riccardo Bodini, Laura Cicciarelli, Roberto Di Meglio, Barbara Franchini, Gianluca Salvatori

SSE organizations are more open to exchange between the production system and the local community due to their participatory governance structures and their attention toward social integration - in short, to their ability to recognize the socially embedded nature of economic action.

Year: 
2017
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Local economy
Social Economy & Social Enterprise

Guidelines for Local Governments on Policies for Social and Solidarity Economy

Organization: 
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
Author: 
Jenkins, Hamish, Ilcheong Yi, Samuel Bruelisauer and Kameni Chaddha

With growing awareness about the role of social and solidarity economy in facilitating inclusive and sustainable development, comes an increasing number of governments, both at national and subnational levels, adopting policies and programmes that aim to support SSE organizations and enterprises.

Format: 
Document
Guidebook
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Government
Local economy
Policy Development & Advocacy
Regional Development
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Source: 
Org

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