Kate is best known as the creator of the Doughnut of social and planetary boundaries, and author of Doughnut Economics.
What is Kate doing to regenerate the planet?
Kate's internationally best-selling book Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist has been translated into over 20 languages and has been widely influential with diverse audiences, from the UN General Assembly to Pope Francis to Extinction Rebellion.
In 2019 she co-founded the Doughnut Economics Action Lab, an organisation that works with changemakers worldwide, to turn the ideas of Doughnut Economics into transformative action and bring about systemic change.
She is a Senior Associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, where she teaches on the Masters in Environmental Change and Management. She is also Professor of Practice at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
Actions you can take to engage with her work:
- Watch Kate’s TED Talk on healthy economies
- Learn more at the Doughnut Economics Action Lab
- Read her book Doughnut Economics
- Follow Kate on Twitter
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