The Real Deal: A Scottish Green New Deal - In conversation with Katherine Trebeck

7 November 2019 (13:30 - 16:00)
Club Room, City Halls Glasgow, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

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As part of the EDAS Inclusive Growth Community of Practice (CoP), we're looking forward to this Q&A session with Dr Katherine Trebeck, Policy and Knowledge Lead for Wellbeing Economy Alliance and renown author of Tackling Timorous Economics: How Scotland's Economy Could Work Better for Us All. The topics of discussion will be focusing on the Green New Deal.

In the wake of the First Minister's Climate Emergency declaration, is a Green New Deal the solution to transforming our economy? Join guest speaker, Dr Katherine Trebeck, to discuss a Scottish Green New Deal and what this means in practice.

Katherine will also draw upon her most recent book, The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a Grown-Up Economy, which suggests a move away from economic expansion toward economic inclusion. Creating an economy that delivers quality rather than quantity—an economy for everyone.

The event is the next in EDAS' Inclusive Growth Community of Practice (CoP) series.  More information on the Inclusive Growth Community of Practice can be found at www.inclusivegrowthcommunityofpractice.blog 

This event is free to EDAS members (Join EDAS today) and £25+VAT for non members.

Dr Katherine Trebeck

Katherine is Research Director for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance. She has over eight years’ experience in various roles with Oxfam GB: as a Senior Researcher for the Global Research Team, as UK Policy Manager, and as Research and Policy Adviser for Oxfam Scotland.

Katherine, with Lorenzo Fioramonti, instigated the (still nascent!) Wellbeing Economy Governments (an alternative to the G7); developed Oxfam's Humankind Index; and led Oxfam's work on a 'human economy'.

She was Rapporteur for Club de Madrid's Working Group on Shared Societies and Sustainability and is on the advisory board for the Centre for Understanding Sustainable Prosperity (University of Surrey); the Living Well Within Limits project (University of Leeds); A Good Life for All Within Planetary Boundaries (University of Leeds); and the Economic Democracy Index project (University of Glasgow).

Katherine has a PhD in Political Science from the Australian National University and is Honorary Professor at the University of the West of Scotland and Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde.  

 

 

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