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30th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures

Gus Speth, Neva Goodwin, Stewart Wallis


The global financial system has failed us in its promise, resulting in an environment and society in crisis.  A movement for a new economics, one that supports people and the planet, is emerging as an inevitable response.  The Thirtieth Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures introduced three leading voices for a New Economics.

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Event Speakers

James Gustave Speth

James Gustave (Gus) Speth served on the faculty of the Vermont Law School as Professor of Law from 2010 to 2015. He now serves as a Fellow at the Tellus Institute, The Democracy Collaborative, and the Vermont Law School. He is Co-Chair of the Next System Project at The Democracy Collaborative. In 2009 he completed … Continued

Neva Goodwin

Neva Goodwin seeks ways to translate an understanding of the economy in its full social and ecological contexts into action and policy. She follows on-the-ground experiments in alternative socio-economic institutional design, and is involved with efforts to motivate business to recognize social and ecological health as significant, long-term corporate goals. Her lifelong involvement with the care … Continued

Stewart Wallis

Stewart Wallis is currently Chair of WEAll, the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (www.wellbeingeconomy.org). WEAll is the leading global collaboration of organisations, alliances, movements and individuals working together to transform the economic system into one that delivers human and ecological wellbeing. Previously he was  Executive Director of NEF -the New Economics Foundation (the UK’s leading think tank … Continued