First published in Le Monde on April 19, 2024, the article “Collective Action Can Save Us from a Dystopian Future” features twelve academics, social entrepreneurs, and activists discussing the International Panel for Social Progress’ (IPSP) new initiative to prioritize social progress globally.

Read the full article to explore their vision for a better society and see what are the sixt priority areas for impactful change.

Olivier Bouin is director of the Network of French Institutes for Advanced Study.
Marc Fleurbaey is senior researcher at CNRS and professor at the Paris School of Economics.
Merike Blofield is professor of political science at the University of Hamburg.
Pedro Conceicao is director of the Human Development Report Office, UNDP.
Ravi Kanbur is professor of economics and world affairs at Cornell University.
Takyiwaa Manuh is emerita professor of the University of Ghana.
Elisa Reis is professor of political sociology at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Marie Laure Salles is director of the Geneva Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
Dennis J Snower is president of the Global Solutions Initiative.
Margo Thomas is president and CEO of Women’s Economic Imperative.
Ingrid Volkmer is professor of digital communication and globalisation at the University of Melbourne.
Hossain Zillur Rahman is founder-chairman of Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC) and chairperson of BRAC Bangladesh.