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The RSA hosts one of the world’s leading public events programmes, delivering over 100 lectures, talks, screenings and debates a year. These events provide a platform for our most exciting public thinkers, and encourage intelligent exploration of today’s most urgent social challenges. Our public programme welcomes speakers from across the world and across disciplines – all united by a belief in the power of ideas to inspire and motivate social change. All of the audio files are recordings of talks in our public events programme.


Finding True North for a Sustainable Economy

June 19th, 2014

Episode 205 of 494 episodes

Scientific indicators suggest the global economy is heading south, but public debate on sustainability is paralysed between deniers and doomsayers. By framing sustainability as an opportunity for innovation and transformation, can we chart a new pathway from the “magnetic north” of incremental change to the “True North” of a sustainable economy?

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