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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 Sep 20

This week is a big week for Doughnut Economics. It’s the online launch of Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL) – and at the heart of it is the Community Platform, a place for the growing worldwide community to connect, share, inspire and get inspired by the many ways people are putting the ideas of Doughnut Economics into practice. The growing community of change-makers To get the ball rolling, DEAL is launching with more than 40 open-access tools and stories that have been written by community members and by the DEAL Team. These are a mix practical guides that everyone can …

Launching Doughnut Economics Action Lab! Read More »

This week is a big week for Doughnut Economics. It’s the online launch of Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL) – and at the heart of it is the Community Platform, a place for the growing worldwide community to connect, share, inspire and get inspired by the many ways people are putting the ideas of Doughnut Economics into practice. The growing …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 16 Jul 20

Today is the launch of Creating City Portraits – a methodological guide for downscaling the Doughnut to the city and turning it into a tool for transformative action. The Doughnut is a compass for 21st century thriving – one that aims to meet the needs of all people within the means of the living planet. It’s drawn at a global scale, and ever since it was first published in 2012 people have sought ways to downscale it. Over the past year, we at Doughnut Economics Action Lab have collaborated with Biomimicry 3.8, C40 Cities and Circle Economy – through the …

So you want to downscale the Doughnut ? Here’s how. Read More »

Today is the launch of Creating City Portraits – a methodological guide for downscaling the Doughnut to the city and turning it into a tool for transformative action. The Doughnut is a compass for 21st century thriving – one that aims to meet the needs of all people within the means of the living planet. It’s drawn at a global …

So you want to downscale the Doughnut ? Here’s how. Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 May 20

Update: Applications are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied! At Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL), our small team will be continually making presentations, publishing reports, creating videos, running workshops, and turning new concepts into icons and diagrams. We know the power of pictures – they are at the heart of our work – so we are aiming to do all this in a visually brilliant way. And that’s why we are seeking to build long-term working relationships with 2-4 fabulous freelance graphic designers, based anywhere in the world, whose skills will collectively cover the following: designing and laying …

Seeking graphic designers for Doughnut Economics… Read More »

Update: Applications are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied! At Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL), our small team will be continually making presentations, publishing reports, creating videos, running workshops, and turning new concepts into icons and diagrams. We know the power of pictures – they are at the heart of our work – so we are aiming to …

Seeking graphic designers for Doughnut Economics… Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 8 Apr 20

Today is the launch of the Amsterdam City Doughnut, which takes the global concept of the Doughnut and turns it into a tool for transformative action in the city of Amsterdam. It’s also the first public presentation of the holistic approach to ‘downscaling the Doughnut’ that an international team of us have been developing for more than a year. We never imagined that we would be launching it in a context of crisis such as this, but we believe that the need for such a transformative tool could hardly be greater right now, and its use in Amsterdam has the …

Introducing the Amsterdam City Doughnut Read More »

Today is the launch of the Amsterdam City Doughnut, which takes the global concept of the Doughnut and turns it into a tool for transformative action in the city of Amsterdam. It’s also the first public presentation of the holistic approach to ‘downscaling the Doughnut’ that an international team of us have been developing for more than a year. We …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 1 Apr 20

Dear Friends of Doughnut Economics, I hope you and your family and community are well, safe, and looking out for each other. The need for new economic thinking is most evident than ever. I’m planning a series of video blogs exploring the coronavirus crisis through the lens of Doughnut Economics, but am struggling to find the time to get started – between working, homeschooling, housework, community care, and sleep. But these blogs are on the way. If you have any ideas or examples for them, please do share below or on Twitter. Herman Daly, founding father of ecological economics, is …

Ecological economics in the time of coronavirus Read More »

Dear Friends of Doughnut Economics, I hope you and your family and community are well, safe, and looking out for each other. The need for new economic thinking is most evident than ever. I’m planning a series of video blogs exploring the coronavirus crisis through the lens of Doughnut Economics, but am struggling to find the time to get started …

Ecological economics in the time of coronavirus Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 24 Feb 20

Are you passionate about creating a world in which people and planet can thrive in balance? Do you have fantastic skills and experience in managing collaborative digital platforms and creating thriving online communities? Can you write clear, compelling text for websites and social media? If the answer is yes, yes and yes, then we’d love to hear from you! (or please do forward this to others who might be great for this role…) Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL) is a new organisation working with innovative cities, community groups, enterprises and teachers worldwide to co-create and spread brilliant tools and resources …

We’re recruiting! DEAL’s Digital Communications Lead Read More »

Are you passionate about creating a world in which people and planet can thrive in balance? Do you have fantastic skills and experience in managing collaborative digital platforms and creating thriving online communities? Can you write clear, compelling text for websites and social media? If the answer is yes, yes and yes, then we’d love to hear from you! (or …

We’re recruiting! DEAL’s Digital Communications Lead Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 21 Jan 20

Are you passionate about creating a world in which people and planet can thrive in balance? Do you want to work with community-led organisations to turn the ideas of Doughnut Economics into transformative action? If yes and yes, we’d love to hear from you! (or please do forward this to others who might love this role…) Doughnut Economics Action Lab (DEAL) is a new organisation working with innovative cities, community groups, businesses and teachers worldwide to co-create and spread brilliant tools and resources that turn the ideas of Doughnut Economics into practice. We are now ready to hire an energetic, …

We’re recruiting! In search of DEAL’s Communities Lead… Read More »

Are you passionate about creating a world in which people and planet can thrive in balance? Do you want to work with community-led organisations to turn the ideas of Doughnut Economics into transformative action? If yes and yes, we’d love to hear from you! (or please do forward this to others who might love this role…) Doughnut Economics Action Lab …

We’re recruiting! In search of DEAL’s Communities Lead… Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 6 Jun 19

Back in January, Rethinking Economics and Doughnut Economics launched a competition asking: What’s the 8th way to think like a 21st century economist? We got over 250 responses and our fantastic judges selected their favourites, from school students, university students, and everyone else. Now we are thrilled to turn from competition to collaboration, with this brilliant visualisation of all the entries. Follow the link below and dive in… https://www.7vortex.com/ecosystems/d8b41fd2-886d-4191-98e1-8f2bb900fba5/viewEvery green bubble is someone’s idea (we’ve included all entries that we were given permission to publish – thanks everyone for being so willing to share), and the blue bubbles are the …

Hive mind! What’s the 8th Way to Think Like a 21st Century Economist? Read More »

Back in January, Rethinking Economics and Doughnut Economics launched a competition asking: What’s the 8th way to think like a 21st century economist? We got over 250 responses and our fantastic judges selected their favourites, from school students, university students, and everyone else. Now we are thrilled to turn from competition to collaboration, with this brilliant visualisation of all the …

Hive mind! What’s the 8th Way to Think Like a 21st Century Economist? Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 6 Jun 19

Back in January, Rethinking Economics and Doughnut Economics got together and launched a competition based on the ‘seven ways to think like a 21st century economist’ set out in Kate Raworth’s book Doughnut Economics. The challenge that we threw down was this: We’ve been amazed and delighted to receive over 250 entries across three categories – schools, universities, and everyone else – covering a very wide range of themes. And we have been sent a brilliant array of ideas, perspectives, formats and presentations – from text, drawings, audio, and video, to animations, cartoons, prezis, and more. In other words, we’ve …

Everyone else! The Winners of the 8th Way to Think Like a 21st Century Economist Read More »

Back in January, Rethinking Economics and Doughnut Economics got together and launched a competition based on the ‘seven ways to think like a 21st century economist’ set out in Kate Raworth’s book Doughnut Economics. The challenge that we threw down was this: We’ve been amazed and delighted to receive over 250 entries across three categories – schools, universities, and everyone …

Everyone else! The Winners of the 8th Way to Think Like a 21st Century Economist Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 5 Jun 19

Back in January, Rethinking Economics and Doughnut Economics got together and launched a competition based on the ‘seven ways to think like a 21st century economist’ set out in Kate Raworth’s book Doughnut Economics. The challenge that we threw down was this: We’ve been amazed and delighted to receive over 250 entries across three categories – schools, university students, and everyone else – covering a very wide range of themes. And we have been sent a brilliant array of ideas, perspectives, formats and presentations – from text, drawings, audio, and video, to animations, cartoons, prezis, and more. In other words, …

University Winners of The 8th Way to Think Like a 21st Century Economist! Read More »

Back in January, Rethinking Economics and Doughnut Economics got together and launched a competition based on the ‘seven ways to think like a 21st century economist’ set out in Kate Raworth’s book Doughnut Economics. The challenge that we threw down was this: We’ve been amazed and delighted to receive over 250 entries across three categories – schools, university students, and …

University Winners of The 8th Way to Think Like a 21st Century Economist! Read More »


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