Really, economics is about values. What ends are we aiming for? What goods and services are of most value? When we have scarce means, what takes priority?
Tag: new economy
As long as businesses are set up to focus exclusively on maximizing financial income for the few, our economy will be locked into endless growth and widening inequality.
The total output from the investments by the LEGO Group in renewables now exceeds the energy consumed at all LEGO factories, stores, and offices globally.
An economy based on community trade might feel out of place in the 21st century, but the success of Amsterdam’s sharing economy says otherwise.
To avoid doing business with socially irresponsible corporations, the city is willing to lose investment income—about $4.5 million a year.
In late March, Austin City Council passed a cooperative business ordinance, which primarily supports the idea of worker cooperatives — businesses that are owned and democratically controlled by workers
Berkeley Energy Group, the coal company behind the project, billed it as the first large-scale solar farm in the Appalachian region, which has been hit hard by the decades-long decline in the U.S. coal industry.
Globally, total green bonds issuance stood at $21.76 billion during the first quarter of 2017, up nearly 42 per cent from the issuance during the same period last year – according to the Climate Bonds Initiative.
Advocates for free college tuition have something new to be excited about. New York state recently passed legislation…
In this profound new book, Korten shares the results of his search for a story that reflects the fullness of human knowledge and understanding and provides a guide to action adequate to the needs of our time.