“The crude ‘bigger is better’ narrative has dominated economic thinking for centuries, but it is finally being challenged by a much gentler, more inclusive perspective that places human and ecological well-being front and centre.
“People are coming to recognise that connection, both to others and to Nature, is the wellspring of human happiness. New, inspiring initiatives are springing up that offer the potential for genuine prosperity.
“Only when we embrace a structural shift in the current economy – away from dependence on a corporate-run global marketplace, towards diversified local systems – will we be able to live in a way that reflects this understanding.”
Read the full story in The Ecologist….
We are most fortunate to have Helena Norberg-Hodge as a featured speaker during our upcoming live, online programme, Living the New Story Series 2: Sacred Ecology, Sacred Economy, which starts 12 September. Find out more and book your place.