Failure Demand: Counting the true costs of an unjust and unsustainable economic system

This Wellbeing Economy Alliance report, “Failure Demand: Counting the costs of an unjust and unsustainable economic system” examines two case studies of Scotland and Canada to demonstrate that in pursuit of economic growth – a stated goal of almost all governments – harm is caused to people and the planet. Governments then need to spend money to respond to these harms – which in turn becomes a justification for growth.

Find the full report (in English) here. 




Governmental / Institutional / Public Health Statutory Body Document, Policy & Policy Analysis
Financing and funding, Governance, Health in All Policies, Economy of Wellbeing, Health Impact Assessment, sustainable development
United Kingdom
Local, National

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