Organization and Management

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The Greening of Industry Network connects people from various professional and geographical backgrounds to jointly work on the challenge of industrial transformation.

The network is a space to work in, an open forum for debate, mutual learning, and creating knowledge and action agendas. The Network is an international association open to all who are interested in the sustainability challenge, the intertwined issues of industry, environment and society. We work in research, education, business, civil society organizations, consultancies and government, representing over 50 countries. In March 2000 we began evaluating the Network’s first ten years and started planning for our second decade. For this transition, we dissolved the Advisory Board and Action Planning Committee and formed a temporary Working Interim Group. We want to thank all the members of the former Board, Planning Committee, and the Working Interim Group for their volunteer service in guiding the Greening of Industry Network. In 2002, we convened a new advisory board, called the International Planning Board (see Advisors), and launched the second Decade of the Greening of Industry Network.

At the moment we are woking on the third decade of the Network. During GIN2012 conference in Linpoking, we dialogued with GIN participants about the GIN future. The paper "Building a Sustainable Future through the Greening of Industry and its Networks: Knowledge Development and Sharing" came out as a result, see the "Publications" section for further details.

GIN Coordinating Team

GIN Coordinating Team members work cooperatively to pursue the Network’s mission. Since 1991 the Greening of Industry Network has engaged researchers, business leaders, activists, and policy makers from more than 50 countries to respond to the challenge of sustainable development. Through linked conferences, publications, and communications, the Network seeks to create new relationships, visions, and practices for sustainability.

Theo de Bruijn

Centre for Urban and Environmental Development

Saxion, University for Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

Kurt Fischer

The George Perkins Marsh Research Institute

Clark University, USA

Maria-Laura Franco-Garcia

CSTM- Twente Centre for Studies of Technology and Sustainable Development

University of Twente, The Netherlands

Somporn Kamolsiripichaiporn

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Ilangovan Kuppusamy

Nano Wind Inc, CA 900040 USA

Martin Lehman

Department of Development and Planning

Aalborg University, Denmark

Joseph Sarkis

School of Business

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA

Diego Vazquez

School of Management

Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Kua Harn Wei

School of Design and Environment

National University of Singapore, Thailand







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