Seminar hosted by the Stockholm Resilience Centre with Jeffrey Sachs on future sustainability. Jeffrey David Sachs is an American economist and Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. Working with the challenges of economic development, environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation, debt cancellation, and globalization.
The Stockholm Resilience Centre is a new international centre that advances transdisciplinary research for governance of social-ecological systems with a special emphasis on resilience – the ability to deal with change and continue to develop. It is a joint initiative between Stockholm University, the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics at The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The centre is funded by the Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Mistra.