The Value Of Awareness: Could Mindfulness Underpin a More Adaptable and Sustainable Economy?
Any viable economic strategy for the 2020s and 2030s must address two fundamental challenges: the state of environmental degradation, firstly, and an ability to handle the pace of technological change. A wise response may require us to place our distinctly human capacities at the centre of our economic thinking. But how?
In this discussion paper, Dan Nixon, former Bank of England economist and advisor to The Mindfulness Initiative, considers what an increase in the overall ‘level’ of mindfulness across the UK population would mean for the economy.