Beyond Consumer Capitalism — Foundations for a Sustainable Prosperity

Tags: enterprise | investment | work | money | Sustainable Prosperity | Post-Growth | New Economics | Capitalism | Social Innovation


This paper explores the ramifications of the combined crises now faced by the prevailing growth-based model of economics. In paying a particular attention to the nature of enterprise, the quality of work, the structure of investment and the role of money, the paper develops the conceptual basis for social innovation in each of these areas, and provides empirical examples of such innovations.