Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations

Institution: Univ. of Oxford

In Brief

2013, Univ. of Oxford, UK

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(2013; www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk).

Published Now for the Long Term report (Dec 2013, 85p; download free), on key megatrend drivers of change, impediments to action, how we can build “a sustainable, inclusive, and resilient future for all,” and principles for action that advance the interests of future generations (form creative coalitions, encourage innovative and reinvigorated institutions, revalue the future (e.g. with a lower discount rate), invest in younger generations, and establish a common global vision and ambition to create global belonging among citizens. The Commission “will continue to engage with governments, businesses, NGOs, and civil society in order to take our recommendations forward… (to construct) a sustainable world for current and future generations.” Commission Chair: Pascal Lamy.

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