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Published April 22, 2013

Towards a sustainable well-being society

This discussion paper is an attempt to lay out a path toward a more sustainable society. It introduces several principles of sustainable well-being that meet the key sustainability challenges of advanced societies. Taken together, these principles form a vision of a sustainable well-being society.In addition, the paper analyzes the changing role of government in the transition towards sustainability.

Publication details

Title

Towards a sustainable well-being society

Subtitle

Building blocks for a new socio-economic model

Authors

Timo Hämäläinen (ed.)

Place of publication

Helsinki

Year of publication

2013

Publisher

Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund

Outlook

44 p.

ISBN (paperback)

978-951-563-859-3

ISBN (PDF)

978-951-563-856-4

Subject

INNOVATION POLICY, INDUSTRIAL POLICY, SOCIO-ECONOMICS, ENVIRONMENT, NATURE, SOCIETY, WELL-BEING, SUSTAINABILITY, GOVERMENT, FINLAND, NORDIC COUTRIES, CULTURE, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, ECONOMICS, ECOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, POLICY, DEMOCRACY, CONSUMERS, CLIMATE CHANGE, AGEING, PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH, PUBLIC DEBT, GLOBALIZATION, TECHNOLOGY, COMMUNITIES, BUSINESS ECOSYSTEMS, RESOURCE EFFICIENCY, HUMAN CAPITAL, COMPETITIVENESS

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