Results so far from workshops about Doughnut Economics in the Achterhoek (NL)
|Ecological ceiling||Theme||Social foundation|
|Plastic pollution||The circular economy creates new jobs|
|Less transport||Locally produced food
|Economic value can be reinvested regionally|
|Do not mow grass every week
|Relations / network: giving attention (why deviates from the standard)|
Knowledge value is not lost
|Buying 2nd hand books
– by bike
|Pubs (book town Wales)
Put the region on the map
Material requirement for new model
Environmentally charged batteries (elsewhere)
Mobility vs. “Sustainable” car / fuel (social)
Role of family and neighborhoods!
|Stimulating a circular economy through your own purchases.||Thinking about every purchase and choosing consciously.
|Making choices easier
– “Not yet possible”
|Investing in weapons
investing in green
|Bank of choice||Profit orientation or social investing|
|To be able to explain which alternatives are available for controversial raw materials.||Broader annual report with annual accounts
Fair bank guide
|Take more than just production figures
|The winner takes it all principal||Money must rust like a machine||Design with a view to distribution: At least everyone has enough!|
|Rent seekers||Why do politicians continue to use arguments that are proven not to be true?||Wealth creators|
|Value destruction by shareholders||Watch money or watch each other?||“Self-reliance” = save yourself (not another)|
|Stability by family businesses (AH – 2 years later in the crisis, flatter …)||Role of the financial system (interest on interest),
create property, create no value
|No rising wages with rising productivity|
|No need for 38 type of chips and sauce, just because it is possible||Chances for development||a better school system that stimulates children instead of inhibiting and restricting them|
|Ownership and wealth distribution||The value of your idea?
Who is the owner? Is there an owner? After all, you have acquired all knowledge in society.
|Do you have more, build a longer table, not a higher wall|
|Earth overshoot day: earlier every year||Commons (earlier: municipal fields, for example)
Earlier: water – is already changing!
Who does Nature belong to? Anyone? No one? All of them? And what does that imply?
|Quality of the environment depends!! on (fair) distribution of income, level of education, respect for civil and political rights|
|The importance of social entrepreneurs for the economy||The 5 levels of FAIR act:
How can you facilitate the process of raising everyone a level higher?
|Social aspects of urban approach to development by policymakers (because they do not really know ‘rural’ as a model)|
|6 (or 9) Rs in circularity:
how can we personally and professionally scale up in this?
|Use a personal score card to measure J|
|Personal loan (grow funding)
vs. anonymous shareholder
|Development instead of growth||Well-being is promoted by:
• Make connections with people around us
• Being physically active
• Take note of the world
• Learn new skills
Give to others
|Innovation vs Smart Achterhoek||Achterhoek Board
Who has which place in this “family” photo?
|Shrinking policy vs. What does the youth want?
|Ecovillages (check website!)||Consume differently
– relevant network!
|Why has it never persisted? (wrong reports?)||Basic income:
Pros / cons
|What are the results of the tests?|