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Yehuda Kahane

Kahane, Yehuda

Kahane, Yehuda

Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Chairman & Founder, YK Center; Treasurer, WAAS

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Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Chairman & Founder, YK Center; Treasurer, WAAS

Yehuda Kahane is the treasurer of the Academy. He a recognized expert in the global insurance industry and a very successful multi-entrepreneur, was the author of a proposal to the world association of insurance and pension funds at the Rio Environmental Conference to invest a major portion of their resources into sustainable development projects that promote long-term human welfare, as a result of which an accord was signed by the participating companies to redirect trillions of dollars of their investment portfolio and a special award was issued to him. He is currently the chairperson and co-founder of YK Center, senior member of the faculty at the School of Management, Tel Aviv University.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

The New Economy: A Financial Climate for Climate Finance   ( Economic Theory ), ( Money & Finance ), ( New Economics )
Get Full Text in PDF Abstract “There is no way to solve the environmental and social threats within the capitalist framework .” In these past two centuries, capitalism has driven substantial economic growth. However, this growth has not been responsible for the “thrivability” of our planet in terms of society and the environment. This economic model now threatens the continuation of the human species on planet Earth. In 2015, The United Nations created a paradigm shift. All the countries...