The Club of Rome, 1972 | Book
The Earth is a finite system and, as such, holds finite resources. This report examines these limits in light of the human pressures on the ecosystem, driven by an economic system steered by the pursuit of growth.
The Club of Rome, 2020 | Book
50 years after The Club of Rome's Limits to Growth report was published, and grounded in the COVID-19 recovery and in the modern socioeconomic context, this paper lays out a pathway to a wellbeing economy that puts people and planet before profit.
Kate Raworth | Explore
Humanity's 21st-century challenge is to meet the needs of all within the limits of the planet. Doughnut economics recognize a safe and just space for humans, framed within the human life's essentials (education, health care, etc.) and the planet's resource capacity.
Roman Krznaric | TED Talk, 2020 | Watch
Our descendants own the future, but the decisions and actions we make now will tremendously impact generations to come, says philosopher Roman Krznaric. With such frenetic short-termism at the root of contemporary crises — from the threats of climate change to the lack of planning for a global pandemic — the call for long-term thinking grows every day. But what is it, has it ever worked and can we even do it?
L. Hunter Lovins, Stewart Wallis, Anders Wijkman, John Fullerton | Club of Rome, 2018 | Book
While the specter of collapse looms large, A Finer Future demonstrates that humanity has a chance — just — to thread the needle of sustainability and build a regenerative economy through a powerful combination of enlightened entrepreneurialism, technology and innovative policy
Frans Timmermans, Achim Steiner and Sandrine Dixson-Declève | The Guardian, 2021 | Article
The science is clear: climate, biodiversity and human health are fully interdependent. Yet, within discussions around post-COVID recovery, nature is not yet recognized enough as an essential piece in the puzzle of a resilient future for all.
Club of Rome and SYSTEMIQ, 2020 | Book
Based on the unique Compass framework, the report provides a set of clear policy interventions to redefine prosperity, progress, the metrics used to measure success, governance, leadership and the enabling role of finance.