Social equality

Alternate Term Label:
Economically disadvantaged
Discussion paper

Regenerative, distributive, resilient Aotearoa

This document lays out BERL’s perspective of the economy and its role in achieving a low-emission, regenerative, distributive and resilient Aotearoa New Zealand. The key premise of this article is that a wider economic model that values people and our planet is valid and necessary...
Report

New Zealand's economic future: COVID-19 as a catalyst for innovation

There is broad consensus that, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Zealand should aim to protect its social cohesion and promote our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. But how can we achieve these goals? A new Koi Tū report, the seventh of The...
Strategy

Whānau first

The Maori Party believe that the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted major racism and inequity that impacts on wellbeing and the ability to feed whānau. If the Maori Party enter a collation government after the 2020 New Zealand general election they state that a variety of...
Article

Foundations for equality: exploring how the construction sector can promote inclusivity of the LGBTQ+ community

The construction industry has made progress towards a more inclusive and equal industry but it is clear that homophobia/transphobia is still an issue within the sector. In a survey conducted by Construction News in 2017, 54% of LGBTQ+ respondents said that they didn’t feel comfortable...
Article

Time for corporate standards to outlaw racism

Racism and climate change are already hitting black communities disproportionately hard, all over the world. They will also be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic turmoil that will follow. Organisations can play a vital role in supporting change, to generate a level...
Conference paper

What does our transport system make us capable of?

This paper is an inquiry into the way that car based transport systems impact human flourishing.
Journal article

High Life Study protocol: a cross-sectional investigation of the influence of apartment building design policy on resident health and well-being

This cross-sectional observational study (2017–2021) aims to generate empirical evidence to guide policy decisions on apartment development and help to create healthy, equitable higher-density communities. Objectives include to benchmark the implementation of health-promoting apartment design requirements and to identify associations between requirements and resident health...
Position paper

Inequality in Australia: an economic, social and political disaster

This paper argues that the global conditions enhance the desirability of policies designed to reduce income and wealth inequality, and a wide range of policy tools should be used to reduce inequality and promote cohesion.
Presentation

Development, inequality and demagogy in the 21st Century

This presentation outlines global trends in inequality. Stiglitz argues that the despair and powerlessness resulting from inequality is leveraged by demagogues and the moderate right to further entrench inequality. The presentation argues that inequality has been a choice and not just driven by technology and...