environment

Re-thinking how we ‘brand’ our cities after COVID-19

Posted on 9 April 2021 by Laura Reynolds

In our latest post, Dr Laura Reynolds focuses on the potential implications of COVID-19 for how we prioritise and brand our cities, looking first at the potential impact on local collaboration, and second, on a potential reinvigoration of environmental and social resilience. What implications might the COVID-19 pandemic have for the development of more inclusive and sustainable
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Rags‐to‐riches stories and upscale living TV can influence our well-being and our interaction with the environment and other people

Posted on 9 September 2020 by Olaya Moldes Andres

In our latest post, Dr Olaya Moldes Andres shares some of the findings of her new open-access research paper, written with Dr Lisbeth Ku from De Montfort University, which investigates the effects of materialism on individual and societal well‐being. Lockdown restrictions and staying at home recommendations have led to an increase in consumption of home
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How do we procure well-being?

Posted on 13 July 2020 by alicehorn

A record number of online delegates joined the recent Cardiff Business School Breakfast Briefing to hear how the Well-being of Future Generations Act provides an opportunity to transform the way procurement is delivered in Wales. By moving towards an outcomes-based approach, we can ensure the £6 billion spent annually delivers the best outcomes across all
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Make capital work for us!

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Jonathan Preminger

In our latest post, Dr Jonathan Preminger and Dr Guy Major make a real-world proposal for gradual transformation of the economy. They argue that employee ownership is crucial for economic democracy, in a climate where worker-controlled firms can struggle to raise needed funds. In response to growing popular discontent with traditional shareholder capitalism that works
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Labour and Wales

Posted on 5 February 2019 by Jonathan Rees

Professors Leighton Andrews and Calvin Jones discuss the new Welsh First Minister’s campaigning platform of ‘21st Century Socialism’ and its potential to change Wales and the Welsh economy. Taking in the foundational economy, procurement, transport, environmental issues, housing, construction, devolution and, of course, Brexit, their discussion addresses some of the major issues of Wales’ political
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The public value business school

Posted on 11 December 2018 by Martin Kitchener

In our latest post, Professor Martin Kitchener spoke with Your Public Value, an NGO based in Berlin to explain how and why Cardiff Business School decided to pursue a strategy which foregrounds social and economic development. It all started when I became Dean of Cardiff Business School six years ago, and I focused on defining
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