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UN/DESA Policy Brief #109: Accelerate action to revamp production and consumption patterns: the circular economy, cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy

Organization: 
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Author: 
Andrew Allimadi, Hanyang Ge, Wenyan Yang

In his report to the 59th Commission for Social Development on the priority theme of socially just transition towards sustainable development (E/CN.5/2021/3), the Secretary- General pointed out that “By adopting the 2030 Agenda, world leaders recognized that the current trajectory of economic development has not led to shared prosperity for all, but to high and risi

Year: 
2021
Format: 
Document
Categories: 
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Environment
Government
Local economy
Policy Development & Advocacy
Poverty Reduction
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Sustainable Development
Source: 
Org

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

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