True Cost Economy: a Conversation with Young German Entrepreneur and Climate Activist Johanna Kriegel
Thursday, December 1, 2022
12 - 1:30 pm Eastern Time (US)
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About the Event
A T-shirt for $3, the flight from East to West coast for $50, a banana for $1? Current prices do not reflect the true costs of products. Such low prices can only be sustained by outsourcing the actual costs, i.e. externalizing them. Be it at the expense of exploitation, the environment, or future generations. The non-profit organization True Cost Economy e.V. - the association founded by Johanna Kriegel and friends - wants to inform the public about this issue, to raise awareness and to change the political framework that currently promotes the externalization of costs. This year True Cost Economy e.V. started with support from multiple members of parliament, companies and NGO’s in a campaign and petition to reduce the VAT on organic products. How does this work? And who is behind this Campaign? Join us to learn more!