This section contains resources to help us deal with the and social and economic challenges we need to address alongside the intersecting climate and ecological emergencies (CEE), for Devon and beyond using the modern economic model 'Doughtnut Economics' developed and lead by world leading economist Kate Raworth.
New Prosperity Devon is part of the award winning Devon Doughnut Collective. Read 'Introducing the Devon Doughnut' to find out about the first stage of our journey!
See our more pages on our 'knowledge hub' for more useful resources:
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BBC video- How the Dutch are reshaping their post-pandemic economy.
An emerging economic model aims to shift our focus from constant growth to balance and wellbeing. Could 'Doughnut economics' create a safe, sustainable and just future?
Introducing The Devon Doughnut
The Devon Doughnut Collective is exploring Doughnut Economics in Devon. We are asking, “Could a dashboard of some kind help to provide a picture of how Devon is faring ecologically and economically? Would this be useful to people living and working here? If so, how, and to do what?” This animation summarizes all we have learned and accomplished from November 2020 to February 2021
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Ted Talk by world renowned economist Kate Raworth, watched over 3 million time- A healthy economy should be designed to thrive not grow.
What would a sustainable, universally beneficial economy look like? "Like a doughnut," says Oxford economist Kate Raworth. In a stellar, eye-opening talk, she explains how we can move countries out of the hole - where people are falling short on life's essentials - and create regenerative, distributive economies that work within the planet's ecological limits.
Article by Daniel Boffey
Article from the guardian newspaper: 'Amsterdam to embrace 'doughnut' model to mend post-coronavirus economy'
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Great storytelling about imagining the future we want and how to get there from local author and founder of Transition Towns community groups sustainable places movement, as he interviews economist Kate Raworth and a Marieke van Doorninck, Alderman for Sustainability and Urban Development for the City of Amsterdam and the start of the collaborative journey of applying doughnut economics to their city.
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Introduction to Doughnut Economics for Regenerate Devon Summit | Kate Raworth for the #RegenerateDevon summit 7-9 July 2020
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How can the insights and tools of ‘doughnut economics’ enhance decision-making and engagement in delivery of programmes? how can Community Wealth Building assist councils in responding to the climate and ecological emergencies (CEE) and promoting a resilient, inclusive local economy; the potential role of community partners in resourcing CEE responses, and compatibility of environmental goals with other benefits, other types of social value, enhancing positive outcomes and delivery.
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Ideas into Action with the Doughnut Economics Action Lab. A Tool to Regenerate Devon. A recording from the first Regenerate Devon Summit, July 2020. Rob Shorter from the Doughnut Economics Action Lab will lead us through Doughnut Economics, explain what happened in Amsterdam, and what DEAL is doing to help any region or city to use the doughnut as a tool for economic change. Followed by a Q&A to dig deeper into this work and its relevance for Devon.
Introducing The Devon Doughnut
How collective working is underpinning the emerging Devon Doughnut, By Isabel Carlisle from the Devon Doughnut Collective
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How can we remodel our economy and society to meet the needs of all within the means of the living planet? The Doughnut may have the answer. Hear from communities across the country (including Devon!) and beyond putting the ideas into practice locally. This is a recording of a session ‘Together We Can … out Doughnut Economics into Practice” from the Transition Together Summit Summer 2022
Devon Doughnut Economics Group
Devon Doughnut Economics Group. Inspired by the doughnut economics model being applied in Cambridge, Amsterdam and beyond. A collective of ‘Devon Doughnut Makers’ on a mission to co-create a first iteration of a Devon Doughnut. They are asking, “Could a dashboard help to provide a picture of how Devon is faring ecologically and economically? Would this be useful to people living and working here? If so, how, and to do what?”
Joseph Rose reflections on the doughnut
Doughnut Economics is a flagship for the emergent regenerative economics movement. In this video, Cllr Joseph Rose (SHDC) shares his reasons for working with the Devon Doughnut Collective to create a 'Devon Doughnut’.
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Recording of presentation for New Prosperity Devon 27th Oct 2020. Segment of session 1. 'The role of anchor institutions in economic recovery in the Preston Model: Community Wealth Building and Post Covid-Recovery Plans'. Julian Manley mentions how the 'Preston Model' for community wealth building and doughnut economics go together. This recording was the introductory presentation for our current monthly, webinar and group discussion series: Community Wealth Building in Practice
Article by Cllr Edwina Hannaford
Local Government Association article. Councillor Edwina Hannaford is Cornwall Council’s Portfolio Holder for Climate Change and Neighbourhoods. From changing planning processes to planting more trees, councils can make a real difference when it comes to tackling climate change.
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Business Meets the Doughnut v1.0. The Doughnut aims to meet the needs of all people within the means of the living planet. What does it mean for the future of business - and the design of businesses themselves? This video from Doughnut Economics Action Lab explores the answer.
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Peter Leforts presentation on Cornwall Councils doughnut economics inspired decision making tool for Devon councils starts at 22:06, and ends at 33:09.
Creating city portraits tool
A methodological guide for downscaling the Doughnut to the city and turning it into a tool for transformative action.
Tool- Amsterdam City Doughnut
In April 2020, Amsterdam published the Amsterdam City Doughnut and adopted it as a vision and model for shaping the future of the city.
Kates blog about doughnut action lab launch
Doughnut Cities essay
Essay by Professor Herman van den Bosch, Professor at Open University of The Netherlands. What kind of prosperity is achievable for citizens around the world without destroying the environment and harming the prospects for a decent life of fellow men and future generations? This essay looks at doughnut cities, the sustainable development goals, the green new deal and examples from Amsterdam.
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Katherine Trebeck outlines how we can achieve a #JustRecovery from Covid-19 and how Amsterdam City Doughnut research points a way
Katherine Trebeck, Advocacy & Influencing Lead for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance, will set this work in context of a new economic framework and kick off roundtable discussions exploring a way out of the black hole of Coronavirus Pandemic + Financial Depression
Cornwall Councils decision making tool
Cornwall councils new tool, a decision-making wheel, is based on the Kate Raworth Doughnut Economics model
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Presented as part of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce’s Festival of Business on 5 November 2020 by Peter Lefort, Sector & Partnership Lead for Carbon Neutral Cornwall at Cornwall Council.
State of the Doughnut Cornwall report
73 page report. Cornwall Council has identified the ‘Doughnut economics’ model (Raworth, 2017) as a useful framework to
pursue the goal of meeting people’s needs within environmental limits, and has developed a decision-making wheel based upon the model, which it is using to assess the impact of specific policy decisions or interventions. At the same time, there is a need for a higher-level assessment of the current state of social
and ecological conditions across Cornwall to inform progress..
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Presentation by Julian Manley where he briefly describes how doughnut economics fits with community wealth building.
He outlines how a cooperative city benefits by focus on the spend of anchor institutions and promoting local enterprises.
Julian worked with Cllr Matthew Brown, Leader of Preston City Council, and other stakeholders since 2012 in developing the ‘Preston Model’.
He describes how Preston is going local / regenerating by keeping wealth created in the city.
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The film submitted to the Place Marketing Forum 2021 to give a sense of the People's Doughnut for Devon–the Devon Doughnut Collective won the award for Economic Development.
From beginner to the more advanced these resources help us think about and implement the doughnut economics model which can guide us towards a society that is fit for the 21st century that can help our communities thrive within planetary bouncdaires. It is for those that want to take action in their homes, communities, local councils, businesses and more.