Katherine Trebeck outlines how we can achieve a #JustRecovery from Covid-19 and how Amsterdam City Doughnut research points a way
About this Event
Amsterdam City Doughnut – commissioned by the Deputy Mayor – illustrates how embroiled northern cities are in inequality, exploitation, racism and extractivism.
Katherine Trebeck, Advocacy & Influencing Lead for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, will set this work in context of a new economic framework and kick off roundtable discussions exploring a way out of the black hole of Coronavirus Pandemic + Financial Depression.
6pm for 6.15pm start – 8.00pm Thurs 25 June. Online link to be sent to all who register.
#JustRecovery #JustTransition #BuildBackBetter #ClimateJustice
- 6.00pm “Doors Open” – our meeting etiquette / harvest log
- 6.15pm Welcome and introductions
- 6.20pm Katherine Trebeck: an informative provocation
- 6.40pm Break out into discussion groups
- 7.20pm Comfort Break
- 7.25pm Return to Plenary for sharing ideas
- 7.45pm Summary and Close at 8.00pm
Katherine instigated the group of Wellbeing Economy Governments (WEGo) – which currently comprises Scotland, New Zealand, Iceland, and Wales – founded on the recognition that ‘development’ entails delivering human and ecological wellbeing. She developed Oxfam’s Humankind Index and led Oxfam’s work on a ‘human economy’.
Her new book The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a Grown Up Economy – co-authored with Jeremy Williams – was published in January 2019. Website: www.katherinetrebeck.com/
While initiated by Transition Edinburgh this event is co-hosted by the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, Scottish Ecological Design Association, Scottish Communities Climate Action Network, Cockburn Association – Edinburgh Civic Trust and Transition Scotland. Other co-hosts invited – enables you to be part of the breakout room facilitation team.