The pandemic has pushed many ideas from the shadows and into the light, providing space for new ideas around political and societal thinking. This has clearly been the case for the way we understand economics and how it can be reimagined to be more local and with a ‘green’ focus.
At the forefront of that discussion is Kate Raworth’s Doughnut Economic model.
This model encourages us to not think of our economies in terms of GDP, but to instead focus on the health and wellbeing of our people, communities and built environments which we all inhabit.
Jamie Cooke of RSA Scotland explored this economic model and how it could be applied at a local level, specifically within Glasgow, and you can read his piece by clicking the link below.