Inclusive Growth

Beyond Growth? Alternative approaches to local and regional economic development

This briefing delves into five such progressive local and regional economic development approaches: Inclusive Growth, the Wellbeing Economy, Community Wealth Building, Doughnut Economics, and the Foundational Economy.

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Inclusive Growth

Social Infrastructure and Community Resilience in ‘left behind’ communities in the North East

Insights North East is releasing two outputs that analyse 'left behind' places beyond a narrow economic framework. This research provides actionable insights for regional policymakers exploring ways to direct investment that address wider issues of place, community, and belonging.

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Climate Action

Climate Action Series 1: Sustainable Behaviour

On March 27, 2024, Insights North East launched its first Climate Action Series on Sustainable Behaviour. Hosted in the Armstrong Building at Newcastle University, the seminar explored the complex relationship between environmental design and behavioural psychology, offering insights into how we can shape a more sustainable future.

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Data

Data Science for the Public Good in the North East

In the age of artificial intelligence, data is more than just a buzzword—it is a powerhouse for innovation, especially outside the boardroom. With its eye on the future, the UK has laid down ambitious plans to mine this potential, but what about the challenges that lie ahead?

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Climate Action

The Vital Role of Local Initiatives in Climate Action

The UN's inaugural global stocktake of the Paris Agreement reveals a sobering truth: the global community is not on track to limit temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

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Inclusive Growth

Learning in action briefing: inclusive growth in Investment Zones

A practical guide to embed inclusive growth in Investment Zones.

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