The Green New Deal offers a bold and transformative vision for rethinking sustainable development in the US. It has also spurred discussions about how these policies can be scaled up to a global context. Fundamental to crafting a ‘Global Green New Deal’ is reassessing the role of international financial institutions, whose undemocratic market fundamentalism presents a major barrier to sustainable development.
Moderated by Sarah Anderson, Director of the Global Economy Project of the Institute for Policy Studies. This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, ITUC, Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center, Bretton Woods Project, and Sierra Club and co-hosted by Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rep. Adriano Espaillat.
This briefing will draw on the following proposals:
Richard Kozul-Wright, Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Miriam Brett, International Development Finance Project Manager, Bretton Woods Project
Ben Beachy, Director of the Living Economy Program, Sierra Club