Green Economics Institute
Reforming Economics, for all people everywhere, nature, other species, the planet and its systems.



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 Womens Unequal Pay and Poverty Book Keynote Speakers
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Education
 Womens Unequal Pay and Poverty Book Our team of young Green Economists enjoying our Education Programmes and PhDs and Masters in Green Economics. Education with the Green Economics Institute.
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 Womens Unequal Pay and Poverty Book Pictured here Minister of Environment Sweden with our Womens Unequal Pay and Poverty book
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Aims

Our Aims

1. To reform mainstream economics from within

2. To create a new discipline or school of economics called Green Economics

3 To create an economics which provides social and environmental justice around the world.

4 To implement Green Economics round the world.

5 To create an economics system which is gender balanced

6 To create an inclusive economics system for all people everywhere- including less abled people, minorities and those without a voice.

7 To create an inclusive economics system that benefits non human species, and the planet and its systems as well as all people everywhere.

8 To create an economics system that provisions for the impacts, rights and responsiblities of all people everywhere, nature, other species the planet and its systems, which benefits all those groups and allows them all to flourish and does not use them as throw away imputs unlike the current system.

9 To prevent poverty

10 To prevent further runaway climate change and to reverse catastophic climate change, to prevent further sea level rise and glacial melt.

11 To prevent further biodiversity loss and species extinction

12 To work to reform business aims

13 To work to create institutions which do the above

14 To work to create civil society to implement the above 16 To work to create academia to implement the above.

Our aim is to reclaim economics, for all people everywhere, especially women and minorities, nature, other species, the planet and its systems, all underpinned by developing the complex mesh social and environmental justice together. It is to invent and to promote green economics as a new discipline and discourse.

It is to promote the ideas of social and environmental justice as being two halves of the same idea- you cant have one without the other.

It is intensely practical. Phase one was about spreading the idea around the planet which has largely been achieved, phase two is about implementation, including such ideas as democracy, innovation, green procurement, green IT, changes to transport, changes to distribution, changes to the entire way we do things

Changes to green solutions so they are completely inclusive of everyone and everything on the planet. Its about recognising that we are all connected and that we need each other and we need other species and we need the planets systems which we are all part of. In this recession and downturn its about understanding how to work together for a bright, healthy progressive and positive future for our species which lasts and which is fun and exciting and which works to help everyone especially those who don't have a voice on the planet. Its about managing our own impacts, our own economics needs and our own responsibilities.

Everyone and everything on the planet has needs, responsibilities and impacts. We need to ensure they can all happen together to benefit each other, not just using the economy and others as throw away imputs to a faceless uncaring economy but as a positive global force for changing the way we do things - for the better for every person, every species, every system on the planet.! The major stumbling block to this in the 20th century was the rise of the changed idea of economics- as a faceless exclusive alienating tool

The idea of the 21st century is a complete about turn - so that the economy and economics enhances all our lives and our existence on the planet as a force for good, even a high tech and accessible future for everyone and with everyone involved. We do this using progressive and beneficial economics. We named this -green economics. The economics of equality, equity and sharing ! We have spread this idea right round the globe and we are now consolidating it and implelementing it. Join us today and enjoy being part of the fastest growing movement around the planet! For a really exciting and visionary future!

October 2011

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