Doughnut Economics in Action

A conversation with Amsterdam, Melbourne, Devon and Ireland on how to downscale the Doughnut.

Amsterdam is leading the way with its Circular Strategy 2020-2025, aiming to halve the use of new raw materials by 2030 and to achieve a fully circular city by 2050. Central to this endeavour is the Doughnut Economics Model and the City Portrait methodology.

Inspired by the power of the Doughnut and what is possible in Amsterdam, many grassroots initiatives all around the globe have set out on their own journey. From Brussels to Berlin, Paris to Rio de Janeiro and even California and Barbados - the energy is spreading. From the overall vision to a city, a county or even a whole country network - this panel explores the diverse ways in which the Doughnut Economics model has inspired people to come together and co-create a thriving future for all. This panel showcased different ways the Doughnut can be and is already being put into practice at The Future Living Conference 'Bold Change' last year.

Get energised by Jennifer Drouin (Amsterdam Donut Coalitie), Willow Berzin (Regen Melbourne), Jane Brady (Devon Doughnut), and Roisin Markham (Irish Doughnut Economics Network) to start your very own grassroots movement and contribute to meeting the needs of all within the means of the planet. Moderated by Yuge Lei (Frankfurt Doughnut Coalition).

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    günther fischer

    Dietramszell, Bayern, Deutschland

    Lets start doughnut connections! Positive Beispiele für funktionierende Kreisläufe zeigen. Chancen der Krise nutzen.

    David Yates

    Auckland, New Zealand

    Keen to be part of the solution - not the problem.

    Vivek Meshram

    Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

    To network with like minded people and to know emerging models of economics to bring about sustainable social change.

    Luciana Maia

    Erfurt, Thüringen, Deutschland

    I am really fascinated about the doughnut approach.

    Yuge Lei

    Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany

    I firmly believe that we need a shift away from the understanding of economics that shapes the way we think and act today.


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