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Economics of Happiness: localisation

Economics_happinessLONDON 14th September.Stephen joined Helena Norberg-Hodge at the Initiatives of Change conference on the Economics of Happiness.Read the summary here

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Introducing inner transition

Last week I took up the challenge to talk about inner transition in the garden of an eco-village project in Värmland County, Sweden. A lot of sun, beautiful place,  no flip-chart or power points. Here is a short account of what I talked about. Read More…

Webinar: How to invest in peace

 

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  • Date: 5 th April 16:00 – 17:00 CET
  • Host: Initiatives of Change http://iofc.org
  • Theme: how to invest in Peace
  • Objectives: An overview of possibilities to invest in other ways, at personal ´, community and policy level.
  • Sign up: Free
  • Access: you will need a web link (coming soon on this page)

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Taking part in European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform

Stephen Hinton will represent the Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation as panel member at the event:

Policies and tools for the bio-nutrient circular economy
Brussels, Wednesday 2nd December

The event will focus on proposals for actions for policies around waste disposal constraints, targets, CAP incentives, natural capital accounting, externalities, dynamic standards, fiscal tax shift etc

And cover topics such as

  •  obstacles in regulation, application
  • innovation and value chain collaboration
  • changing economic imbalance between raw materials and recycling
  • tax shift
  • policy tools
  • job creation, farmer’s incomes

Read more about the Platform here

Water and Food Award Ceremony June 2014

Steve Bradshaw and Stephen Hinton

Steve Bradshaw and Stephen Hinton

Click on the image above to see the full broadcast of the event, to see who won and hear the panel and keynote speeches. Read More…

Speaking at “keep the dream alive” Martin Luther King Movement

MLKINGAugust 23, 2014, Stephen Hinton will join well-known  Swedish author and theologian Harry Månsus  in an on-stage dialogue about human rights, Transition and justice in the spirit of Martin Luther King.

Read more here (in Swedish)

The Humanitarian Water and Food Award 2014

Introduced by former BBC correspondent and sustainability journalist Steve Bradshaw along with WAF’s applications manager, Stephen Hinton, the Humanitarian Water and Food Award was streamed live from Central Hall Westminster in London on Wednesday the 18th of June. Read More…

When does an economy become sustainable?

Monday evening, 3rd March in Central Stockholm: an evening devoted to delving into the question of sustainable economy with Mikael Malmaeus from the Swedish Environmental Research Institute and Torbjörn Lahti, author and initiator of the Swedish sustainable municipality initiative.

Moderator for the evening is Stephen Hinton.

For more details, see the invitation (in Swedish) Program_ 140303_ Ekonomi

 

Representing new futures at Stockholm Future day 1 March

Most of our holidays are focused on past events or individuals, or on the rhythms of nature. History and nature are wonderful and should be honored — but the amazing future we are building together should be honored as well.

Future Day is a way of focusing and celebrating the energy that more and more people around the world are directing toward creating a radically better future.

This is a brand new holiday — the first Future Day was in 2012.

DETAILS

For Future Day in Stockholm this year, a number of futures-focused organisations will arrange a collaborative event to illustrate alternative futures. The day will be organised as a experiential game, where participants collect insights about different futures followed by a co-creative process, where teams craft possible future scenarios.

Time: Saturday March 1 from 11AM to 3PM.

Stephen Hinton i staking part as one of the PEOPLE REPRESENTING ALTERNATIVE FUTURES

More information here

New workshop form – the Local Economy Rocket – launches

We are pleased to announce a new  workshop form called “The Local Economy Rocket: stages from conversation to transition enterprise”.  Inspired by the Reconomy project in UK and the work of Hela Sverige Skall Leva and Swedish JAK Bank, this workshop presents the experiences and tools from local economic development from around Sweden and the rest of the world. Participants will become familiar with the stages to economic development and tools so they can start to apply them in their local economy. Read More…