Kate Raworth is a renegade economist focused on exploring the economic mindset needed to address the 21st century’s social and ecological challenges, and is the creator of the Doughnut of social and planetary boundaries.
Books by Kate Raworth
Interviews with Kate Raworth
Economic orthodoxy in no way equips for the challenges of the 21st century, the ‘renegade economist’ Kate Raworth tells Five Books. It’s time to rethink basic concepts and paradigms, and redraw the boundaries.
Interviews where books by Kate Raworth were recommended
The Six New Rules of Business: Creating Real Value in a Changing World
by Judy Samuelson
The Sustainability Scorecard: How to Implement and Profit from Unexpected Solutions
by Paul Anastas & Urvashi Bhatnagar
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
by Kate Raworth
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
by Bill McKibben
The Value of Everything: Making & Taking in the Global Economy
by Mariana Mazzucato
The long-term interests of business often coincide with the long-term interests of nature and society but the short-term interests are a different story, says Vincent Stanley of Patagonia, a multi-billion dollar apparel company owned by a non-profit trust. He recommends five books on sustainable, ethical business, showing that a stock price needn’t be a company’s primary product.
Writer and investigative journalist George Monbiot recommends books that have shaped him, and that are crucial reading for those wishing to navigate the current economic and environmental crises.