International Panel on Social Progress
Rethinking Society for the 21st Century
After four years of drafting, debating, rethinking, and revising, the IPSP report was published in 2018. This work represents an incredible effort from our 260+ authors all around the world.
Entitled “Rethinking Society for the 21st Century,” the report is available from Cambridge University Press in multiple forms: as a 3-volume set, as separate volumes, and as a Kindle e-book. Please visit the CUP website for information about how to get the book.
In addition to the full report, several IPSP members have written a companion book entitled “A Manifesto for Social Progress: Ideas for a Better Society.” This smaller volume brings together the key messages of the IPSP report and re-examines them through a new lens.
The Manifesto is now available in English, French, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, Deutch, Chinese, Greek.
Filmmakers Sofie Wolthers and Eileen Jerrett have created a documentary about the work of the IPSP. The film is available online!
IPSP 2.0 now in preparation
The International Panel on Social Progress is uniting the world’s leading researchers from social sciences and the humanities in a single effort: Developing research-based, multi-disciplinary, non-partisan, action-driven solutions to the most pressing challenges of our time.
A New Society
Now preparing IPSP 2.0
The First Report (Rethinking Society for the 21st Century) was published in 2018, and the Manifesto for Social Progress has been translated and made available to a wide audience since then. After dozens of presentations and debates around the report, the Manifesto and...
IPSP Announces the Loss of Professor Stephan Klasen
We are deeply sorry to report the death on Oct. 27 of Stephan Klasen, Professor of Development Economics at the University of Göttingen, and coordinating lead author of the first IPSP report.
The Role of Religion in The Pursuit of Social Progress: A Participatory Online Exchange
Professors Grace Davie, Nancy Ammerman, and Samia Huq, all IPSP lead authors are organizing a panel discussion via Zoom on June 19, from 14h00 till 16h00, hosted by Friends of Europe.
Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic’s Interview on Xerfi Canal about “Reforming the Enterprise: The responsibility and Social Progress Perspectives”
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An article about the IPSP’s Manifesto for Social Progress on the French daily newspaper Les Echos.
A New Society: How 300 Social Experts Are Addressing Gender Inequality
The author discusses how The International Panel on Social Progress recognizes that women are central to the policies, cultural shifts, and reforms needed to target not just gender inequality, but all of the major issues that affect our society today.
Reducing inequalities and strengthening social cohesion through inclusive growth: a roadmap for action
The authors propose a policy compact to achieve more inclusive growth in G20 countries so that economic growth regains the ultimate sense of improving all people’s lives.