Global crises are weighing on the World Economic Forum.Credit…Laurent Gillieron/EPA,
Big banks want multilateral development institutions to act like insurers, reducing the risk for private investors to finance climate-friendly projects
Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine have ushered in skyrocketing inflation and a low-growth, low-investment era, but a focus on the present could obscure the risks of longer-term threats.
Hurricane Ian in Florida caused a big chunk of the financial losses while floods in Pakistan, Nigeria and South Africa killed the most people
Life as we know it is under threat, as short-term-thinking politicians ignore the signs that point to a dystopian future
A coalition, led predominantly by women, aims to transform economies around the world to deliver shared well-being for people and the planet by 2040.
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Michael Northrop writes on economics and the environment–critical pieces of polycrisis work.
In the US alone, about $35 trillion to $70 trillion in wealth will transfer from one generation to another in the next twenty years. Most of this wealth will move between family members in the wealthiest 0.1%. Pundits, economists, financial advisors and others are calling this the “largest generation wealth transfer in history.”
These are some of the top stressors on the planet and the human race—and while each is well-recognized, what’s nowhere near as well understood is the manner in which they’re connected and interdependent.
Currently, as India is emerging from the pandemic, we are at a critical inflection point, where philanthropy has an opportunity to become strategic by applying the approach of intersectionality.
In this Omega Collaborative webinar, Joan Diamond & Nate Hagens speak with François-Xavier Chevallerau about his newly released paper, The Age of Energy Disruptions.
This is a moment to dig deeper, and look at what it takes to address the problems that sneak up on you so slowly that you don’t see them until it is too late.
By Omega advisors Katherine Fulton & Mark Valentine This essay was completed on April 20, 2020, to coincide with the first meeting of the advisory board of Omega: The Resilience Funders Network. While Omega’s efforts had been underway for some time, the context...
By David Fleming Surviving the Future is a story drawn from the fertile ground of the late David Fleming’s extraordinary Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It. That hardback consists of four hundred and four interlinked dictionary entries,...
David Fleming's Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It leads readers through a stimulating exploration of fields as diverse as culture, history, science, art, logic, ethics, myth, economics, and anthropology, comprising four hundred and four...
It is time, says renegade economist Kate Raworth, to revise our economic thinking for the 21st century. In Doughnut Economics, she sets out seven key ways to fundamentally reframe our understanding of what economics is and does. Humanity’s 21st century challenge is to...