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Cities are critical to a sustainable transition, and the wellbeing economy provides them with a framework for achieving this. This Policy Guidelines article provides an introduction to the concept for those working at the city level. It outlines the need for a wellbeing economy approach, and the origins of the concept. It then identifies six ‘ways of working’ which run through the approach—vision, measurement, collaboration, citizen participation, prevention, and creative experimentation—and provides examples of how they have been, or could be, applied at city level.

Hot or Cool Programme Leads Saamah Abdallah and Luca Coscieme, in partnership with colleagues at the Centre for Thriving Places and Wellbeing Economy Alliance – WEAll present this innovative report.


This paper is also available on the Journal of City Climate Policy and Economy website.

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