Chandran Nair founded the Global Institute for Tomorrow, an independent think tank in Hong Kong, which he heads as Managing Director. He is, among others, a member of the of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council for Sustainability and Environment, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Nair advocates for a radical reform of the current economic model and strict limits on consumption.
A selection of books:
- Dismantling Global White Privilege: Equity for a Post-Western World. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Oakland, CA 2022
- The Sustainable State: The Future of Government, Economy, and Society. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Oakland, CA 2018
- The Other Hundred Entrepreneurs: 100 Faces, Places, Stories. Oneworld, London 2015
- Consumptionomics: Asia's role in reshaping capitalism and saving the planet. Infinite Ideas, Oxford 2010