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RSA Building Inclusive Growth: The Scottish Perspective
Tue 6 December 2016, 18:00 – 20:00 GMT
Join us to welcome team members from the Inclusive Growth Commission to Scotland. This public event will consider the Commission’s emerging findings and debate how Scotland’s economic growth can enable the widest range of people and places to contribute to, and benefit from, economic success.
This event will hear more about the Commission’s work and learn about the evolving Building Inclusive Growth (BIG) Scottish Network, allowing plenty of opportunity for discussion in open forum.
The RSA’s is exploring how to best make local economies across the UK more economically inclusive and prosperous, through a series of seminars, research, case studies, evidence hearings, and a call for evidence.
This event is organised by the Fellow-led Building Inclusive Growth (BIG) Network. The network is interested in a continuing exchange of knowledge, experience, and practice with the Inclusive Growth Commission and others to help create better public policy, private practice, research, prosperity, and wellbeing in Scotland.
The Commission published its emerging findings in October 2016, raising a number of themes including: the roles of smaller cities and towns; citizen participation; social as well as economic devolution; new ways of measuring economic growth; and innovation in funding social and capital projects.
The Commission are interested in barriers to inclusive growth and how this impacts on households, firms and communities; and the extent to which local businesses, civil society organisations, and public sector partners are already trying to tackle these challenges and to what effect; and how local actors could be supported by the Scottish Government and local government.
Join us to discuss. Please book your place by following the 'Register' link at the top of this page.
Any questions, please contact Brian McLeish firstname.lastname@example.org, or Lesley Martin on 07775 014276
The RSA is pleased to be associated with ‘the University for the Common Good’ - Glasgow Caledonian University - for this event. The University’s Strategy 2020 outlines a vision to deliver social benefit and impact through education, research, and social innovation, working in partnership with others. The event will be held in GCU’s splendid new venue ‘The Lantern’ in the extended Hamish Wood Building.