When Preston Meets the Doughnut (Past)

Exploring connections between community wealth building, human and planetary thriving, and place-based climate action.

Organised by UCLan’s Institute of Citizenship, Society & Change, this webinar will explore the connections between democratic community wealth building, the economics of human and planetary thriving, and place-based climate action. It will contribute to a project funded by the ESRC Place-Based Climate Action Network, 'Integrating climate resilience and social justice into a framework  for recovery in Preston after Covid-19', part of which is focusing on how the Preston Model relates to Doughnut Economics.

While targeted primarily at stakeholders and citizens in Preston, the webinar - scheduled for 15:30-17:30 on Thursday 4th February 2021 - is open to anyone interested! Places can be booked via Eventbrite.

The speakers, who will also engage in a facilitated conversation, are:

Kate Raworth: Author of Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist; co-founder of Doughnut Economics Action Lab; and senior research associate at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford.

Cllr. Matthew Brown: Leader of Preston Council and a driving force behind the transformative Preston Model,an economic strategy that presents a comprehensive, interlinked approach to community wealth building.

Prof. John Barry: Professor of Green Political Economy, Queen’s University, Belfast; Place-based Climate Action Network investigator; Co-Chair of the Belfast Climate Commission.




    Mark Dooris

    Preston, England, United Kingdom [work] Manchester, En...

    I'm an activist and academic passionate about human and planetary wellbeing.

    Julian Dean

    Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom

    Looking to ensure GPEW Councillors are familiar with developments in local doughnut working.

    Priti Irani

    Schenectady, New York, United States of America

    Learn to ask good questions and gain insights on caring about people, place and planet.

    Sarah Merfeld

    Floyd, Virginia, United States of America

    My organization is currently exploring new economic models. I'm hoping to learn from the network & share our experience thus far.

    Natasha Davie

    London Borough of Hackney, England, United Kingdom

    I want to be part of a community that brings about meaningful change for people and the planet.

    Moze Jacobs

    Rossbrin, West Cork, Munster, Ireland

    Doughnut Economics - The best idea ever but needs to be 'translated' to local circumstances and that is what we are working on.

    Colin Bruce Anthes over 1 year ago

    Canadian community wealth organizer here. If there is a record of this webinar I would dearly love to obtain it! 

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    Ritva Vilppola over 3 years ago

    I've been eyeing this event for some time but the time zone doesn't work- will this session be recorded? Thanks!

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    Manuel Augusto Greco over 3 years ago

    ¿El termino "creación de riqueza comunitaria democrática" supongo que incluye la actividad conjunta y complementaria -dentro de un libre mercado - de empresas publicas y privadas ? Podrian aclararme esto?

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