HHelena Norberg-Hodge is the founder and director of Local Futures and The International Alliance for Localisation, and a founding member of the International Commission on the Future of Food and Agriculture, the International Forum on Globalization, and the Global Ecovillage Network. She is a pioneer of the new economy movement and recipient of the Alternative Nobel prize, the Arthur Morgan Award, and the Goi Peace Prize for contributing to “the revitalization of cultural and biological diversity, and the strengthening of local communities and economies worldwide.” She is author of Ancient Futures and Local is Our Future. She is co-author of Bringing the Food Economy Home and From the Ground Up, and producer of the award-winning documentary The Economics of Happiness.
Contribution to GTI Roundtable Vivir Bien
Undoing the psychological damage of globalization requires both community self-reliance and global solidarity.
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Radical Ecological Democracy"