April 20th, 2018

Radio NZ: Jeffrey Sachs – Leading Sustainable Development

Jeffrey Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries. He is the co-recipient of the 2015 Blue Planet Prize, the leading global prize for environmental leadership. Sachs is director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, special advisor to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on the Sustainable Development Goals, and director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He is chair and founder of SDG USA, a non-governmental initiative to promote the Sustainable Development Goal concepts in the US. Sachs is also co-founder and chief strategist of Millennium Promise Alliance. He is taking part via video link in next week’s inaugural NZ Sustainable Development Goals Summit in Wellington.


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