Vision and Organization

Vision and Organization

Globally, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has operated under the auspices of the UN Secretary General and leadership of Professor Jeffrey Sachs since 2012.

The SDSN is committed to supporting the implementation of the SDGs at local, national, and global scales. Acting as the board of SDSN, the SDSN Leadership Council brings together over 100 global sustainable development leaders from all regions drawn from civil society, public, and private sectors.

SDSN’s National and Regional networks:

  • Support the localization of SDGs and their implementation

  • Develop long-term transformation pathways for sustainable development

  • Promote education around Agenda 2030

  • Launch solution initiatives

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Launch of SDSN Malaysia

The SDSN Malaysia chapter was launched at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, on 10th October 2013 by Mr. P. Kamalanathan, the Deputy Minister of Education, Malaysia. Also present were Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the SDSN and Director of The Earth Institute, Columbia University; and Professor Zakri Abdul Hamid, Founding Chair of SDSN Malaysia and Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

The event was organized by the Office of the Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, with the support of the Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT).