Using up the world’s resources as we are doing will actually put us at risk of ending up with a lower standard of living. It could even drive conflicts. Insecurity and lack of the capability to produce the basics are likely to fan the flames of conflict and undermine peace in the world. We urgently need a new mindset – one that focusses on bringing security of the basics to everyone whilst preserving and indeed increasing the capability of society to provide. We need, among other things, a new mindset around what capital actually is and its role in the project of bringing peace.
Invest in Peace will be participating in the TIP event presenting among other things, the Peace Café workshop, the amazing results of Peace Education Program in prisons and the Peace Bank. Join us there! LearnContinue reading
The funnel concept, introduced by Karl-Henrik Robert Founder of the Swedish Natural Step, explains how increasing pressure on resources reduces the options of future generations to maintain a standard of living. Stress like that onContinue reading
Globalization has caused inequality. And inequality is one of the causes of conflicts and ill-health, both undermining peace. Yet global inequality is diminishing according to the general narrative. Jason Hickel points out how this isContinue reading
Details Date: 22 February 2018 Time: 20:00 -21:00 CET Host: Invest in Peace http://investinpeace.tssef.se Theme: Introducing the Peace Bank network Objectives: To share in depth the opportunities that the network offers for you and your organisation Replay: FollowContinue reading
2017 saw the publication of Doughnut Economics- a model for keeping within planetary boundaries AND meeting social needs. Keeping within boundaries requires practices to go from extractive to regenerative. We share links on doughnut economics, reflect thatContinue reading