Erinch SAHANBusiness & enterprise lead
Doughnut Economics Action Lab
Field of expertise
Regenerative business, Doughnut Economics, Fair Trade
Erinch is the business and enterprise lead at Doughnut Economics Action Lab. His work focuses on transforming the deep design of businesses to enable them to pursue regenerative and distributive strategies. Working with over 300 businesses, he created the Doughnut Design for Business tool, which enables businesses to engage with Doughnut Economics.
Erinch has a background in leadership across business, NGOs and government. He was the chief executive of the World Fair Trade Organization, and spent 7 years at Oxfam leading campaign and programme work, including the Behind the Brands campaign and scorecard. Erinch has also worked at Procter & Gamble, the Australian government and established a furniture business.
Erinch is a board member of the Social Enterprise World Forum, a fellow at the Post Growth Institute and a senior associate at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. He holds degrees in finance and law and an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University.
What is you good reason for action ?
We are out of the Doughnut, because we are in overshoot on planetary boundaries and falling short on life's essentials. So we need to act to reverse this situation.