Challenge Papers

As part of the first phase of the Global Transition 2012, we invited leading thinkers to author 11 Challenge Papers on key topic areas

The Challenge Paper themes have been selected to develop a clear perspective on the emerging priority areas for Rio+20 and include overarching theme papers addressing The Green Economy, as well as specific theme papers focussing on The Blue Economy, Energy, Food Security, Global trade, Global finance, Employment and skills, and Natural Capital.

  1. The Green Economy
  2. Beyond GDP
  3. Global Inequality
  4. One Planet Living
  5. The Blue Economy
  6. Energy Resources and Services
  7. Food Security
  8. Managing Natural Capital
  9. Global Finance and Banking
  10. Green Jobs and skills
  11. Trade


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Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future, nef (the New Economics Foundation) and New Economics Institute are working in partnership to catalyse the Global Transition 2012 initiative.

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The first and second Global Transition Dialogues have been made possible by the generous support of the VELUX Foundations; and the broader initiative activities are made possible by the generous support of the Ford Foundation

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