ICSD Partners with Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development

      Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development is an online, open-access, solutions-oriented platform based at Columbia University dedicated to advancing dialogue on sustainable development. Its global scope allows us to provide an interdisciplinary space to identify and develop innovative solutions to the quandaries facing us today and those that will emerge in the […]

2020 Conference Call for Abstracts!

The Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), will hold the Eighth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on 21-22 September, 2020 virtually. If you would like to present at the conference, you must submit an abstract as directed below. The conference is also open to observers […]

2020 Scientific Committee Announced!

The ICSD Organizing Committee is grateful to the following researchers and global leaders who make up the Scientific Committee for ICSD 2020! Karen Brown, Director, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change Co-chair, Master of Development Practice (MDP) Program University of Minnesota Pádraig Carmody, Professor, Trinity College Dublin Jun Castro, Professor, School of Urban […]

Sustainable Celebrations: Our Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

By Aalok Bhatt, Millburn High School, New Jersey, USA My name is Aalok Bhatt and I am an Eco Ambassador for the Environment in Action program in Millburn, NJ. As part of my duty to spread eco awareness in my community, this year,  I hosted an eco-friendly Thanksgiving feast at my place.   We decided to […]

Proceedings From ICSD 2019

These proceedings include the papers from the 2019 International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), held September 24th-25th at Columbia University, New York, USA. ICSD is a conference that brings together students, scholars, and practitioners to evaluate sustainable development best practices and solutions in creating a society that can meet the needs of the present generations […]

Call for Papers / Appel à Contributions

Call for Papers: Achieving Sustainable Development in the Least Developed Countries: Towards LDC-V The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are low-income countries that face severe structural impediments to sustainable development. These countries are highly vulnerable to economic and environmental shocks and have low levels of human assets. To help the LDCs address these specific challenges, the United […]

Videos from ICSD 2019!

  Welcome Remarks | Patrick Paul Walsh & Henriette Geiger  Keynote | Her Majesty the Queen of the Belgians Text of the Speech Culture, Cities, & Communities Panel | Radhika Iyengar, Andreas A. Hutahaean & Aromar Revi Leaving No One Behind – SDG Advocates in Conversation | Edward Ndopu, Jeffrey Sachs & Patrick Paul […]

Photos from ICSD 2019!

Photos from ICSD 2019. All photos from Wednesday the 25th are credited to Sirin Samman. Photos from Tuesday the 24th were taken by Cedar Spring Wolf or a volunteer.

2019 Best Paper Award Winners Announced

ICSD 2019 is pleased to announce the winners of awards for best papers: Xin Zhang, Eric A. Davidson, Guolin Yao, Jing Zhao, Srishti Vishwakarma, and Tan Zou: A National Scale Sustainable Agriculture Matrix of Indicators to Inform Policy Luce Beaulieu and Mohamed Cheriet: Back to the Future: Implementing the SDGs in Canadian francophone academia Diego […]

Calling all university instructors! Join the University Partnerships Program

Do you want to teach your students about sustainable development but don’t know where to start? Do you want to offer more courses on environmental protection? Or infuse existing courses with global perspectives on economic development, early childhood education, or public health? SDSN’s SDG Academy is here to help. By becoming an SDG Academy University Partner, you’ll […]