December 28, 2015

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Book Series

The AGS book series, ‘Science and Technology: Tools for Sustainable Development’ (Kluwer Academic Publishers) provides timely accounts by authoritative scholars of the results of cutting edge research into emerging barriers to sustainable development, and methodologies and tools to help governments, industry, and civil society overcome them. The work presented in the series draws mainly on results of […]

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December 28, 2015

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Research Results

Through the high quality research and analysis supported by the AGS, a tremendous amount of knowledge is being generated: journal and magazine articles, books and book sections, masters and PhD theses, working papers, and presentations at conferences around the world. While it is clear that the AGS is contributing to solution options across a broad […]

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December 28, 2015

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Collaborations

The challenges of global sustainability are immense and complex. Together with business leaders, government policy makers, and environmentalists worldwide, AGS is working to learn more about innovative solutions to difficult problems, to ensure a better-informed public, and to educate the next generation of leaders. In addition to project level interactions with industry and government decision […]

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December 28, 2015

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Networks

The AGS is leading to the emergence of a global community of scientists and engineers focused on sustainable development. In addition to offering networking opportunities for people who might not necessarily meet to work together, the AGS acts as a facilitator for researchers facing language, culture, scientific vocabulary, and cross discipline challenges. Virtually every major […]

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December 28, 2015

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Outreach

The AGS is committed to providing research results of relevance for decision makers in industry and government and for stakeholders throughout the world. To achieve this goal the AGS focuses on research that improves decision making in science and technology intensive issues and works in partnership with universities and governments in China, Mexico City, and […]

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December 28, 2015

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Intensive Program on Sustainability

“Intensive Program on Sustainability – IPoS”, a challenge under the AGS to develop an Asian regional educational program on sustainability, started in 2004 through the collaboration between The University of Tokyo (UT) and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Sustainability is a key concept for the 21st century leading to development of an environment-friendly society. […]

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December 28, 2015

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Youth Encounter on Sustainability

Youth Encounter on Sustainability (YES) Inspired by a set of questions arising from the gap between the 20th century roots of Agenda 21 and the potential for putting it into action in the 21st century, YES brings together a diverse group of motivated graduate and upper level undergraduate students from around the world to intensive […]

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December 28, 2015

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Project conferences

December 1, 2004 Asian Water Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam The Second International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment December 1-3, 2004 Hanoi, Vietnam This symposium series was origniated to provide a unique opportunity to exchange experience and work related on watter environmental protection and restoration in Southeast Asia. Conference website October 31, 2004 DIMSUD Conference, Monte […]

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December 28, 2015

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Technical Meetings

Throughout its history, the AGS has recognized the importance of industry as an agent for change in moving societies to pathways for sustainable development. In 2001, the AGS held its first technical level meeting at Chalmers to share information and results of the tools that have been are are being developed in AGS research with […]

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December 28, 2015

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Annual Meetings

Each year, the AGS Annual Meeting brings together approximately 300 scholars, thought leaders and decision-makers of public interest groups, industry, and government from around the world to examine how the integrated research paradigm developed by the AGS is contributing to sustainable development. Through panels and working groups, participants consider ways in which the AGS can […]

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