What makes the GES special?

Established in 2008, the Global Economic Symposium GES challenges leading international decision-makers from academia,
business, politics, international organizations and civil society to develop new solutions to major global problems.

GES Video: Values to Guide Economies

The crisis of 2008 was not only an economic one, it was also a crisis of values. Caused by rampant self-interest and an obsession with profit maximization, we witnessed the near-collapse of the international financial system. In the hope of righting these wrongs, the motto of the Global Economic Symposium 2015 is “Values to Guide Economies.”