Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced that Liverpool City Region combined authority is the first governmental body in the world to join the wellbeing economy alliance.
The worldwide alliance, which currently comprises academic and thought leadership organisations, seeks to ensure that the economy prioritises shared wellbeing and a healthy planet.
Mayor Rotheram said he was ‘proud’ that the combined authority was the first governmental body in the world to join the alliance.
He said: ‘I look forward to working with them, sharing ideas from all over the world and making Liverpool city region a model of how we can make the economy work for people and not the other way round.’
Advocacy and influencing lead for the alliance, Katherine Trebeck, added she was ‘thrilled’ to welcome the combined authority as a member.