ICOA presents at Colombia University as "Architects for a Better World"

The Global Association of Master's in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), are hosting the First International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice (ICSDP) which will take place on September 6-7, 2013 at Columbia University, New York.

2013.09.04 | Morten Bygvraa Rasmussen

Two weeks before The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York, ICOA researchers Rick Edgeman and Thomas Kjærgaard answers the call for "Architects for a Better World" by presenting at the International Conference for Sustainable Development Practice (ICSDP) the 6-7 September at Colombia University, New York. Their paper titled "The Sustainable Leadership Simulator (SLS): An Innovative Governance Mechanism Powering Systematic Validation And Development Of Next Best Practice" is one out of only two papers competitively selected for a panel presentation related to the thematic group Redefining the Role of Business for Sustainable Development. This thematic group is chaired by Peter Bakker, President for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and is one of the 12 thematic groups in the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and also constituting the 12 themes for the ICSDP conference . The SDSN reports to the UN Secretary-General and is directed by world-renowned professor of economics, Jeffrey D. Sachs,  Head of the Earth Institute at Columbia University.

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