Helena Norberg-Hodge

Helena Norberg-Hodge is a leading analyst of the impact of the global economy on cultures around the world.  She is founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture, co-founder of the International Forum on Globalization, and is a recipient of the prestigious Right Livelihood Award. She is director of the Ladakh Project, renowned for its twenty-five years of groundbreaking work in sustainable development on the Tibetan plateau, an experience which led her to write the inspirational classic, Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh.

Books by Helena

Gaian Economics

Using contributions from a wealth of authors (including Small is Beautiful’s E.F. Schumacher, eco-philosopher Joanna Macy and Rob Hopkins of the Transition movement), the editors address ways of reducing our consumption to levels that enable natural systems to self-regenerate and to do so in ways that permit a high quality of life – ensuring that we live within our means and that we live well.


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