Dimensions of the Doughnut

An introduction to each of the 12 Social Foundations and 9 Planetary Boundaries of the Doughnut

Version 1.0 (September 2020)


This tool is a series of slides that show each of the 21 dimensions of the Doughnut. For each dimension there is a short description, the data for the Global Doughnut and some images to capture the essence of the dimension. This can be used as a tool for teaching and presenting to others as well as using in workshop activities such as Joining the Doughnut Dots.

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This tool was created by Rob Shorter of the DEAL Team, with contributions from Kate Raworth, Andrew Fanning, Carlota Sanz and Karn Bianco.




    Kimberly Byrd

    Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

    The Doughnut of Justice forms the foundation of my sustainability teaching. I'm excited about collaborating/co-creating!

    Gabriel Ramirez Acevedo

    Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

    I want to connect different networks and communities, and help in bridging academia and practice for the future.

    Rafael Jose, Jr. Consing


    I hope to contribute to this treasure chest of knowledge and experience embodied here in the DEAL Community

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