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Doughnuts are popular in Devon

Posted on 14 Dec 2021   Categories: Blog, Cross-posts, New economic models Related Tags:  

by The Alternative UK


We have long seen Devon and the English South-West as a social, economic and cultural laboratory for what might look like an “ecological civilisation”. So it’s perfectly logical that its social entrepreneurs and activists should take up and embrace one of the most powerful models and methods towards that future – Kate Raworth’s Doughnut Economics model.

The video about gives an account of the Devon Doughnut, tied to their success as winners of the economic development category in the Place Marketing Forum in France, this September.

Their stated challenges are: “Could a dashboard of some kind help to provide a picture of how Devon is faring ecologically and economically? Would this be useful to people living and working here? If so, how, and to do what?”

See our archive on doughnut economics.

This was originally posted on The Alternative UK blog on 15th September 2021.


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Posted on 14 Dec 2021   Categories: Blog, Cross-posts, New economic models Related Tags:  

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