Health and the environment have often been seen as costs on ‘the economy’. The pandemic has shown they are its foundations.
About Éloi Laurent, Fabio Battaglia, Alessandro Galli, Giorgia Dalla Libera Marchiori and Raluca Munteanu
Éloi Laurent is a senior economist at the Observatoire français des conjonctures économiques, Sciences Po, a professor at the School of Management and Innovation at Sciences Po and Ponts ParisTech and a visiting professor at Stanford University. He is editor of The Well-being Transition: Analysis and Policy (Palgrave). Fabio Battaglia is a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, researching the politics of wellbeing in Scotland and Italy. Alessandro Galli is a macro-ecologist and sustainability scientist, Mediterranean-MENA programme director at Global Footprint Network and a project manager at the University of Siena. Giorgia Dalla Libera Marchiori is a masters student in sustainable management at Uppsala University and director of the Swedish Organisation for Global Health, a youth-led organisation working to reduce health inequalities in low-income settings; Raluca Munteanu is environmental sustainability manager there.