Talk:Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

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Key strategies:

  • Challenging assumed need for economic growth, widening debate to take account of other forms of capital and draw attention to where growth appropriate
    • Regenerative Enterprise
    • Regenerative Capitalism
    • Degrowth
      • reshaping of social metabolism
      • cessation of growth in North allowing appropriate growth in South
  • Creating new employment opportunities (Reconomy, permaculture enterprise, ecovillage enterprise) - and jobs directly contributing to other SDGs
  • Reduced working hours, income sharing etc. (some proposals in Degrowth for structural measures - Citizen's income, workshare, state as employer of last resort

--Gil Penha-Lopes (talk) 16:58, 7 July 2018 (UTC)

"project leaders of many other systems argued that the project enhanced the quality of life in the neighborhood. For instance, sex tourism or drug dealing diminished and there was less dumping of trash. Moreover, UA projects can increase the value of the neighborhood and diminish the costs of the local municipality for the maintenance of green areas (Been and Voicu, 2006; Colding and Barthel, 2013)." (Knapp et al 2016:12)