New Economics Foundation (NEF): The Wisdom of Prevention

Preventing harm is the wise option, adopted far too rarely. More often, we wait until things go wrong and end up coping with the consequences, which is costly and unsustainable.

We must get better at preventing harm – to people, planet and the economy. This calls for long-term planning, upstream investment and early action. Preventing harm is essential if we are to make the ‘Great Transition’ to a sustainable future.

Read the full report here.