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The Circulate Podcast

A podcast from Circulate, the online location for news and insight on the circular economy and related subjects, established by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
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May 16, 2018

What is the goal of economics? Does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? Our guest in this show argues that our economic system should be designed to meet everyone’s needs, while living within the means of the planet.

Kate Raworth is the author of the acclaimed book ‘Doughnut Economics’. We spoke with Kate to explore a new 21st century economic model, and why she believes so many economists have got it wrong for so long.

Recorded at DIF 2017. Find out more: https://www.thinkdif.co/

Mar 15, 2017

How well do you know the circular economy?

It's not a new idea, but a term that has gone from relative obscurity only five years ago, to one which any serious CEO now has on their radar. Understanding the concept is one thing; implementing a framework which requires whole systems change is quite another. Join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as we discuss both the concept and how businesses and governments have begun to take it on.

This podcast was recorded as part of the 2016 Disruptive Innovation Festival. Find out more at thinkdif.co. Check out the rest of the Circulate Podcast series two here.

 

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