Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth

CBL Mumbai : Suman Srivastava - Doughnut Economics

Suman Srivastava , a marketing and advertising veteran in this review of Kate Raworth's ' Doughnut Economics ' presents his views of what kind of economics the present and future world needs. A go giver himself , he resonates to the ideas of Gross Happiness of the country as in Bhutan , saving more for future with good utilization of resources and also how as gardeners we should take of the earth.

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About the Speaker:

Suman Srivastava [Founder, Marketing Unplugged]

Suman Srivastava enjoys doing new things. A graduate of Delhi University, IIM Ahmedabad and IMD Lausanne, he is an advertising man, strategist, author, marathon runner, teacher, social worker, sports fan, creative bartender and now an entrepreneur.

Suman has been the CEO of Euro RSCG India and also Chief Strategy Officer for Euro RSCG Asia Pacific. He has been the Chairman of Euro RSCG's emerging markets planning council and was a member of the global management committee.

Suman loves startups. He was part of the team that started SSC&B Lintas and later part of the team that started Euro RSCG India. He has a track record of changing jobs only in the years when India has hosted the cricket world cup. He got his first job in 1987, his second in 1996 and his third (Marketing Unplugged) in 2011.

About the Book:

Unforeseen financial crises. Extreme wealth inequality. Relentless pressure on the environment. Can we go on like this? Is there an alternative?

In Doughnut Economics, Oxford academic Kate Raworth lays out the seven deadly mistakes of economics and offers a radical re-envisioning of the system that has brought us to the point of ruin. Moving beyond the myths of ‘rational economic man’ and unlimited growth, Doughnut Economics zeroes in on the sweet spot: a system that meets all our needs without exhausting the planet.

The demands of the 21st century require a new shape of economics. This might just be it.

*The Sunday Times Bestseller*
*A Financial Times and Forbes Book of the Year*
*Winner of the Transmission Prize 2018*
*Longlisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2017*

‘The John Maynard Keynes of the 21st century.’ George Monbiot, Guardian

‘This is sharp, significant scholarship . . . Thrilling.’ Times Higher Education

‘Raworth’s magnum opus . . . A fascinating reminder to business leaders and economists alike to stand back at a distance to examine our modern economics.’ Books of the Year, Forbes

‘There are some really important economic and political thinkers around at the moment – such as Kate Raworth’s Doughnut Economics.’ Andrew Marr, Guardian

‘An admirable attempt to broaden the horizons of economic thinking.’ Martin Wolf, Books of the Year, Financial Times

‘A compelling and timely intervention.’ Caroline Lucas MP, Books of the Year, The Ecologist

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