Community Economic Resources

We hope that these resources will help during this difficult time. Oregon Economic Development Association – Assisting Businesses with Coronavirus Impact Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund Need to borrow a computer for your PPS student? Fill out this form! Gresham small...

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Degrowth Toward a Steady State Economy: Unifying Non-Growth Movements

Brian Czech and Riccardo Mastini team up at the Steady State Herald with “Degrowth Toward a Steady State Economy: Unifying Non-Growth Movements.” This 2,000-word essay covers: ·        Limits to Growth and the Environmental Movement ·        Daly vs. Georgescu-Roegen: Less a Debate than a...

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brandon king: Making the Transition from Extraction to Regeneration

Given the existential threats of climate change, economic inequality and ever-escalating political instability, we need concrete, integrated solutions to our shared problems. An inspiring model of what such an integrated approach could look like is Cooperation Jackson, an emerging network of...

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Systems Change to Revolutionize our World for the Better

In order to make meaningful change in society, we must address the root causes of its problems — not just treat the symptoms. This week, we highlight bioneers who are challenging broken systems with regenerative solutions for a better world. brandon king: Making the Transition from Extraction to...

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Asian Economic Integration Report

This report reviews economic cooperation and integration in Asia and the Pacific and looks at how technology could boost productivity in aging economies. This publication examines trade and global value chains, cross-border investment, financial integration, the movement of people, and subregional...

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The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2019

The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index measures country performance based on an integrated competitiveness model. It is calculated through 116 quantitative indicators across all aspects that form the foundation for success: Natural Capital, Resource Intensity, Intellectual Capital, Social...

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Leveraging Services for Development

Services now comprise the largest share of economic activity and employment in almost every country. This book presents the latest evidence demonstrating how technologies and globalization have transformed the services industry. A well-functioning services sector can accelerate human development...

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Local is Our Future

We’re delighted to announce the release of Local is Our Future – a book that connects the dots between our social, economic, ecological, and spiritual crises, revealing how a systemic shift from global to local can address these problems simultaneously. Distilling the wisdom gleaned from her four...

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Financing for Sustainable Development Report

The UN Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development has released the fourth edition of the “Financing for Sustainable Development Report”, which provides a comprehensive assessment of the state of sustainable finance in 2019. The report puts forward a set of policy...

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Global Green Economy Index

The Global Green Economy Index™ (GGEI) measures the green economy performance of 130 countries and how experts assess that performance. The GGEI performance index uses quantitative and qualitative indicators to measure how well each country performs on four key dimensions: leadership & climate...

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