(c) Image credit: Guillermo Vuljevas/Unsplash The Uruguay Chapter of the Economy for the Common Good (Economía del Bien Común, EBC) met online to discuss how to promote the alternative economic model in the country to change the rules of the game. The meeting had several speakers, among them Gualberto Trelles, coordinator in Uruguay of [...]
Now online. A webinar about the Economy for the Common Good in Italian and English with Christian Felber, initiator of the movement. The basics of the alternative economic model and concepts behind it are being explained.
Cooperation in South America: ECG activists from twelve Latin American countries have come together to launch a joint network to help spread the movement on the entire continent. Watch their wonderful video!
The ECG company elobau, which has already drawn up three Common Good Balance Sheets since 2016, is the recipient of the Environmental Award for Companies 2020 from the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The company's sustainable solutions are in the areas of operator controls, machine safety, level measurement and sensor technology. It produces exclusively [...]
The Economy for the Common Good receives support from the City Council of Cadiz, on the southern tip of Spain. The text of the four-page collaboration agreement with the local chapter, dated April 26, 2021, was read at the City Council meeting. Here you can read the full text of the Institutional Declaration [...]
The India Network of Rethinking Economics, an international network of students, academics and professionals aiming to build better economics in society and in the classroom will host an interactive workshop on the Economy for the Common Good this coming Saturday, May 15th at 6:30 pm IST. Marielle Rüppel, who has been committed to the [...]
Online-conference, focusing on “Corporate Sustainability and the Transformation of the Production Model” The event, which is organized by the Chair of Common Good Economy of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Valencia will take place on May 6th from 9am to 2 pm. Everyone is welcome to join free of charge, registration [...]
© Christian Lue/Unsplash.com Most companies in the EU and globally fail to disclose relevant information on sustainability, human rights and other ethical issues. In the light of climate change, loss of biodiversity, inequality and the rapidly increasing interest in companies' sustainability performance, there is an urgent need for tightening reporting obligations. The European Commission's [...]
After three days of inspiring lectures and intense personal matchmaking the decision was easily made: The BEST ECONOMY forum (BEf) will continue to pave the way to a sustainable future in its third edition in 2022. This year´s BEF started with a highly motivating keynote from bestselling author John Strelecky and a thundering speech [...]
A lot has happened during the last two days: The many contributions range from John Strelecky to best practice examples by various companies; inspiring key notes and rich discussions took place; various groups gave space for productive exchange between entrepreneurs, and the foundation for long-term networking among the participants has been laid. Most of [...]