This green pro bono study asks what a low-emission, regenerative, distributive and resilient Aotearoa New Zealand looks like for communities.
Following on from our exploration of kaupapa-led organisations, we ask how accountability and trust contribute to social licence and organisational resilience.
Low interest rates, increasing unemployment and reduced risk appetites for lending are creating an environment to grow wealth inequality.
As part of BERL’s pro-bono mahi, we are taking a deeper look at how the kaupapa of organisations may be more explicitly communicated and understood.
“Prime Minister, if avoided deaths are expected to number less than 10,000, then it would be best to hold off on the lockdown and avoid a draconian loss of GDP.”
With nearly 50 years at BERL, we ask our kaumātua to collect some of his thoughts, reflections and recollections in this podcast series.
How do organisations communicate their kaupapa or purpose, how do they demonstrate their accountability, and in what ways do they measure value?
Economics should not be seen as finance and business - but could it be seen as kaitiakitanga o taonga?
Discussion on freshwater uses that could reasonably incur a resource rental, reflecting a value that is economically justified.
Should we charge for freshwater? If so what are the necessary conditions to be able to charge for it?
New Zealand freshwater withdrawals increased dramatically between 1980 and 2010, how and why?
BERL and the Helen Clark Foundation are excited to announce our partnership with the launch of a think-piece.
Part two in our series on freshwater asks what is our annual freshwater quota in the global context?
Part one in a series asks if business should have the same rights to access water as individuals. Who gets the benefits?
Our annual Wānanga held on 5 September with over 40 guests in attendance. The kaupapa was value or values, money or mana.
Observations from Robin Hapi, Chair of Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL) Wānanga 2019.
BERL Wānanga are designed for korero to confront and challenge the ‘business-as-usual’ mindset.
The application of economics has left us with severe costs and embedded poverty in otherwise prosperous countries.