Location: International House, Assembly Hall 1414 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL
Dr. Richard L. Sandor is the current chairman and CEO of Environmental Financial Products LLC, which was the predecessor company and incubator for the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX).
He is currently a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago. Dr. Sandor will join Chicago Society on May 24th at the International House at The University of Chicago to discuss how well-regulated, transparent markets can address a wide variety of global issues from environmental degradation to social reform.
He will address the role of financial instruments in the global economy, arguing that financial innovation has the potential to be a powerful force for good.
Dr. Sandor's latest book "Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation" tells the story of the creation of the CCX and the evolution of related exchanges such as the European Climate Exchange.
There will be a book signing after the discussion.
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