Positive Tipping Points in Practice: Doughnut Economics (Past)

What are the positive tipping points for the widespread adoption of Doughnut Economics?

Doughnut Economics offers a vision of what it means for humanity to thrive in the 21st century, as well as the mindset and ways of thinking needed to get us there.

Local governments and communities across the world are now co-creating their own applications of the model as a response to the interconnected crises we are facing. The Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL) is part of this emerging global movement of new economic thinking and doing. Their aim is to help create 21st century economies that are regenerative and distributive by design, so that they can meet the needs of all people within the means of the living planet.

But while many places are part of this transformation, many more are still operating in systems that are based on continual economic growth.

So how close are we to a tipping point for Doughnut Economics? What can be learned from what has or hasn't worked? How can we better understand the conditions required for the model to lead to more transformative action in places large and small across the world?

Join this free workshop to find out, and hear the latest research into Positive Tipping Points, from world-leading experts. We will collectively practice using the Positive Tipping Points framework - creating the right conditions for change, finding reinforcing feedback loops, and triggering a shift into a new system - before identifying key next steps for food systems, from global initiatives to local projects.

The Positive Tipping Points framework is a way to re-think our understanding of how change happens. We're familiar with negative tipping points that can accelerate the crisis, such as glacier melt or biodiversity loss, but we are also able to predict and encourage positive shifts which will help us avoid the worst impacts.




    Eva Marina Valencia Leñero

    Mexico City, Mexico

    Building sustainability transitions, by downscaling the doughnut with new methodological tools and implementation projects.

    Polly Gibb

    Shropshire, England, UK

    To share and learn with DEAL to embed the doughnut into my work with with microbusiness and university teaching.

    Robert Parry


    Long been a fan of DE. Looking for a practical tool set to assist transformation and a community of practice to journey with.


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