Andrea Vetter (Konzeptwerk Neue Ökonomie)
Andrea Vetter is a transformation researcher, activist, teacher, journalist, friend and mother, using degrowth, commons and critical eco-feminism as tools. She is co-author of The Future is Degrowth and author of "Konviviale Technik. Eine empirische Technikethik für eine Postwachstumsgesellschaft". She is co-founder of the post local rural cultural and activist hub “Haus des Wandels”, located between Berlin and the Polish border. She is editor of the popular magazine for transformation “Oya” and fellow of the “laboratoy for new economic ideas” in Leipzig (Germany). She is member of NOWnet (Network for Economic Transformation) and "Netzwerk Vorsorgendes Wirtschaften".
Does social prosperity always have to be linked to resource consumption? Digitalisation holds the promise of being able to break such a link and lead to a genuine circular economy. At the same time, digitalisation itself eats up vast amounts of resources. Which economic models will lead us into the circular economy?