Keep the game, change the rules

Sustainable economics: introduction

In the previous 4 parts of this series, I described the bigger picture of ecologism (the ideology of the green movement). These last two post are the final part of this series and will address the question of how this ideology is translated in an economic system. In this introduction, I will briefly describe what an economy is, why it exists and the big lines of our current economic systems. I will finish this post with the bigger picture on what the economic system should look like in the ideal situation (for the green movement that is).

“the economy”

Is there something as “the economy”, can we change it and should we care? Short answer:…

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About leyssensjan

Jan Leyssens is a designer and entrepreneur who strongly believes you can’t turn sustainability into a positive story if your main focus is on negative impact. When designing, he is always looking for the overlap between activism and entrepreneurship, technology and community. His main expertise lies in strategic business model development, Circular Economy, the makermovement, and social innovation. With a background in Industrial Design, Jan quickly shifted his focus towards business design and using the design process in strategic management. Jan is the father of two kids and founder & CEO of Regenerative Design, co-founder of Full Circle, ImpactBoost, and the Circular Design map, podcaster, storyteller, and changemaker.
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