RSA President’s Lecture 2020.
As we navigate a series of urgent global crises, how might cities and communities be empowered to respond in ways that are ecologically safe and socially just?
Doughnut Economics proposes a set of core principles for creating economies that are regenerative and distributive by design. What happens when these principles are put into practice? In her 2020 RSA President’s Lecture, Kate Raworth, author of the book, and co-founder of Doughnut Economics Action Lab, tells the story of what happens when the Doughnut meets the City, and what it takes to turn a radical idea into transformative action that is now starting to spread, spontaneously, around the world.
The event will be introduced by HRH The Princess Royal, RSA President.
The RSA’s programme of work on Regenerative Futures explores how a regenerative approach can unlock better ways of organising our economy and our societies, to tackle the complex challenges society faces today.
There is huge scope for cities to add dynamism to economies, cohesiveness to communities and redemption to our environment. The long-term dividends from doing so are enormous. The question is, how it is to be done?
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Unleashing the potential of the UK’s cities is critical to boost growth, repair their social fabric and meet our net zero targets according to a new report published today.
RSA Fellow Zubair Junjunia talks about the challenges of young entrepreneurship, educational equity and the role community plays in building purpose-driven, intersectional social enterprises.