We need to produce and consume - but how? How to organize our economies and how to make good decisions?
Two days filled with intriguing workshops and top speakers! Don't forget the preparatory and wrap-up days organized by our collaborators.
Can't make it to the event? All our sessions are livestreamed and will be available online also after the conference.
How to prepare, where to go and what to take with me. Top tip: be on time!
Post-Growth 2018 Conference is a multi-stakeholder gathering organized by ten Members of the European Parliament representing six political groups: Philippe Lamberts, Florent Marcellesi and Molly Scott-Cato (Greens/EFA), Alojz Peterle (EPP), Fabio Castaldo and Dario Tamburrano (EFDD), Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy (ALDE), Marisa Matias (GUE) and Guillaume Balas (S&D). Our key aim is to re-think future policies and discuss alternatives respecting the environment, human rights and viable economic development.
“Chasing GDP growth results in lower living standards. Better indicators are needed to capture well-being and sustainability” – Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate in economics 2001
“It is possible to alter these growth trends and to establish a condition of ecological and economic stability. The state of global equilibrium could be designed so that the basic material needs of each person on earth are satisfied and each person has an equal opportunity to realize his individual human potential.” – The Limits of Growth report (1972), Club of Rome
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