23 August: “The gathering of world leaders in France this week offers an opportunity to address the existential issues of our time.
“We need our leaders to be brave at this critical juncture in history when the world is splintering, and to realize there is far more that binds us than divides us.
“My new paper, published today by The Wellbeing Economy Alliance, offers 7 Ideas for the G7 in the spirit of hope and a belief that a more just and sustainable economy is not only possible, but a few strategic decisions away.
“These bold ideas are fully feasible given the wealth and power of the G7 countries. During World War II, the Army Corp of Engineer’s had a motto: “the difficult we do immediately, the impossible will take a little while.”
“There are moments in history when paradigms shift. We are at this moment and if the G7 promotes these policies, we would be well on our way to achieving the “impossible”: a global economic system that ensures we all live long and healthy lives in harmony with our natural environment.”
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