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Press coverage of Helena's work in English and non-English media. You’ll find articles, interviews, podcasts, videos, and more...
Helena Norberg-Hodge on Decentralized, Human-Scale Living
In this video, Helena Norberg-Hodge encourages us to join the growing movement of people around the world who are returning to localization, i.e. decentralized, human-scale living. As with the growing movement toward locally produced foods, technology should be decided at the local level, and should be in service to all life. The corporate/government alliance should not dictate our tech future. Helena Norberg-Hodge is a pioneer of the new economy movement. She is the founder and director of the international non-profit organisation, Local Futures, and the convenor of World Localization Day. She is author of the inspirational classic Ancient Futures, and Local is Our Future and producer of the award-winning documentary The Economics of Happiness. She is the founder of the International Alliance for Localisation, and a cofounder of the International Forum on Globalization and the Global Ecovillage Network. Helena is a 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.” And most of all, Helena is a kind, gracious and loving human being and an inspiration to so many around the world.
Helena Norberg-Hodge Extended Interview - A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity
Helena Norberg-Hodge is a pioneer of the local economies movement and founder and director of Local Futures. This is the full interview we shot with her for our film "A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity". We can only ever fit in a few minutes' worth of the amazing interviews we get to shoot, so here's the whole thing for people who want to get into the nitty-gritty! ** Useful info ** Watch the full film "A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity" at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUwLAvfBCzw Local Futures: https://www.localfutures.org/ Simplicity Institute: http://simplicityinstitute.org ** More about Happen Films ** Support us in making more films: https://happenfilms.com/donate Website: https://happenfilms.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/happenfilms Instagram: https://instagram.com/happenfilms Facebook: https://facebook.com/happenfilms ** Screen our films in your community! ** While our short films are free to view online, you’ll need to purchase a license to hold a public screening. Visit https://happenfilms.com/store for info.
TEDxEQCHCH - Helena Norberg-Hodge - The Economics of Happiness
Part of the process of re-imaging Christchurch is taking a look at our place in the world, and in particular the rapid cultural shifts we've seen in the short existence of the city that urbanisation and the shift in economics have driven. One presenter who can help inform us about these issues is Helena Norberg-Hodge. Helena Norberg-Hodge is the founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC) and its predecessor, the Ladakh Project. She is the author of Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh and co-author of Bringing the Food Economy Home. Her articles have appeared in numerous journals such as The Ecologist, Resurgence, and YES! magazine. Norberg- Hodge's ground-breaking work in the Himalayan region of Ladakh is internationally recognized, and earned her the Right Livelihood Award. A particular focus of Norberg-Hodge's is the impact of the global economy on culture and agriculture and in particular the root causes of our social and environmental crises. She is on the International Commission on the Future of Food and Agriculture, launched with the support of the government of Tuscany. She is also a member of the editorial board of The Ecologist magazine and a co-founder of the International Forum on Globalisation and the Global Eco-village Network. TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
LOCAL: A Story Of Hope
LOCAL: A Story Of Hope, examines the root causes of our social and environmental crises - the global economy - and proposes a call to action: “re-regulate the big and global – rebuild the small and local”. The controversial message is delivered by three strong voices - Helena Norberg-Hodge (Director, Local Futures), Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film, 2040) and Ella Noah Bancroft (indigenous storyteller). Watch the empowering video-launch discussion with Damon Gameau, Ella Bancroft, Helena Norberg-Hodge and Satish Kumar : https://youtu.be/lLAOYfInZfg The video is made by Local Futures (https://www.localfutures.org) in collaboration with film maker Damon Gameau (https://www.whatsyour2040.com).
An Economy of Life and Connection | Helena Norberg-Hodge
Helena Norberg-Hodge gave this address via video at Local Futures' Economics of Happiness Conference in Ladakh, in September 2019. After a brief introduction in Ladakhi, Helena discusses the destructive effects of the global economy, and the reasons - economic, ecological, and spiritual - for shifting towards the local instead. Learn more about Helena and Local Futures' work in Ladakh at https://www.localfutures.org/programs/ladakh/.
HELENA NORBERG-HODGE on Looking at the Big System
In this extract from the 'No Man's Land’ episode of Renegade Inc, Helena Norbert-Hodge explains how research that leads to unhealthy eating habits is subsidised by tax payers. Watch Renegade Inc. here: https://www.rt.com/shows/renegade-inc/ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Renegade Inc. provides its members with the content and connections that help navigate the ‘new normal’. Finding the people who are thinking differently about the world means we offer an alternative perspective on business, leadership, economics, education and the arts. Support us by subscribing here http://bit.ly/1db4xVQ - Become a Renegade Inc. member at our website here: http://www.RenegadeInc.com - Follow us on Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/RenegadeEcon - Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RenEconomist
Helena Norberg Hodge: The Roots of Unhappiness
Helena Norberg-Hodge is the founder and Director of Local Futures. This interview was conducted at the Economics of Happiness conference in Bristol, UK, in 2018. The conference was co-organized by Local Futures and Happy City. To learn more about Local Futures' work and how you can get involved, visit: https://www.localfutures.org Watch also for FREE our award-winning film 'The Economics of Happiness': https://www.localfutures.org/programs/the-economics-of-happiness/ Follow Local Futures on social media: http://www.facebook.com/LocalFutures.TheEconomicsofHappiness https://www.instagram.com/localfutures_ https://twitter.com/localfutures_