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Blog • 16.02.2019

What happens to wellbeing when economies do not grow?

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By: Andrew Fanning

Ten years ago G20 leaders committed a staggering $5 trillion of public funds to rescue the banks and restore growth during the largest economic contraction in modern times. The economies of an unprecedented number of countries — and their associated environmental footprints — experienced very low growth over the decade that followed. In a recent study published in the Journal of Cleaner Prod...