By “degrowth“, we understand a form of society and economy which aims at the well-being of all and sustains the natural basis of life. To achieve degrowth, we need a fundamental transformation of our lives and an extensive cultural change. The current economic and social paradigm is “faster, higher, further“. It is built on and stimulates competition between all humans. This causes acceleration, stress and exclusion. Read more
In the past year a survey worldwide for mapping degrowth realities in the world has been launched. 114 organisations answered to the call, with nearly 3,000 active people engaged mostly located in Europe but also in North and South America, Philippines, Tunisia, Turkey, etc. More info on the survey here.