CIDS event: Sustainable global economy 8.12.2022


CIDS: Sustainable global economy – new ways of organizing for social progress is a is a multidisciplinary one day conference on advancing ethical and sustainable global economy and the role of law in it.

CIDS strives to understand the challenges and possibilities of decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) from the perspective of sustainability. 

The following questions operate as starting points for the upcoming discussions:
Are new organizations (e.g. DAOs) a way to reform the global economy & achieve social progress or justice? What is the role of entrepreneurship and/or law in global social progress?


09:00 Opening – Humane natural technologies for a better world
09:15 Ethical transformation, Maija-Riitta Ollila (Turku School of Economics)
10:00 Social progress and informal/formal economy, Ravi Kanbur (University of Cornell)
11:00 Nature 2.0, Andrea Leiter (University of Amsterdam)

11:45 Lunch

12:30 Future contracting: DAOs and the potential of participatory normativity, Matilda Arvidsson (University of Gothenburg)
13:15 North-South Regenerative Finance and entrepreneurship, Philip Berntsen (University of Zurich,
14:00 Context of DAO’s as entities in the blockchain metaverse, Elias Ahonen (University of Turku, Cointelegrapgh)

15:00 Concluding remarks

The event is hosted by Jari Ala-Ruona and Elias Ahonen.

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Created 15.11.2022 | Updated 25.11.2022