Aligning the financial system with sustainable development

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Feb 10, 2016


With the objective of exploring how to align the financial system with sustainable development, the United Nations Environmental Program recently released its Financial Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System report. In a blog appeared on RightingFinance, Center of Concern team member Aldo Caliari says that “there is a lot to welcome in the document that crowns this impressive exercise, starting with its systematic ambition.” But he also argues the report suffers of weaknesses, not the least of them its neglect of human rights. (Photo credit: UN Photo Library/ Logan Abassi. Check here for photo conditions of usage).