Towards a Sustainable Financial System

December 8–9th, 2012,
Potsdam, Germany

What transformations of the global financial system are required to ensure a sustainable development of humankind in the 21st century? The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies – IASS – in Potsdam has started an investigation of this question. To support this inquiry, it will organize a series of workshops together with the European research network Global Systems Dynamics and Policy, coordinated by the Global Climate Forum. The first such workshop took place  in Potsdam, Germany, on December 8-9, 2012.  It was dedicated to an assessment of the proposal for a sustainable financial system made by the governor of the People’s Bank of China. Read more