Helena Norberg-Hodge

Author and filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge is a pioneer of the ‘new economy’ movement – work which earned her the 2012 Goi Peace Prize. Through writing and public lectures on three continents, she has been promoting an economics of personal, social and ecological wellbeing for more than thirty years. She is a widely respected analyst of the impact of the global economy on communities, local economies, and personal identity, and is a leading proponent of ‘localization’, or decentralization, as a means of countering those impacts.