How degrowth shapes the way I think about economic activities: The case of sustainable clothing – Op-Ed*

By Amerissa Giannouli** Since I became familiar with degrowth I have been looking at things more critically. Especially after joining the online master on Degrowth: Ecology, Economics and Policy, I find myself defending the need for transforming a green growth obsessed economy into a degrowth one.  Recently, I started working on a project about sustainable fashion focusing on clothing,…

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Building collective housing visions

By Amerissa Giannouli I enjoy discussing politics with other people, especially when they are coming from different backgrounds and bring different stories with them. I believe that everything around us is political and housing might be the very first visible element of our political, cultural and socio-economic expression. I chose to invite people to imagine together housing alternatives that…

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STEP Forward Online Resources

Step forward resources and media for sustainability

The Step Forward toolkit includes basic theory and activities that can be conducted online. The included activities have been implemented in the frame of the STEP Winter School.  Download it through this link (130Mb): To complement this toolkit, in the frame of the online webinar “Social Transformation and Ecology, this online repository was created, including various media (monographs,…

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Changing narratives – From innovation and sustainability to autonomy and resilience

Changing narratives needs cooperation, ecological sensitivity, resilience and collective practices. Economic degrowth

A few thoughts about the mainstream policies proposed to address the climate crisis are unfolded. These thoughts are followed by experiences from Greek initiatives that are based on more symbiotic and collaborative principles. Such Greek practices could be further explored, analysed and integrated in policies dealing with the socio-ecological and economic challenges of our times. Read…

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Sustainable and Transformative Education for Participation in Democratic Life – Lessons Learned


The STEP project was based on the idea that the schools are agents for social change. Linking social action to education has the power to transform the social and cultural environment. This is why it is important for young people to be well informed, politically and socially involved. Raising awareness about the conditions in which they live and the…

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