International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water, and Environment Systems
(2009; Zagreb; 14 staff; sdewes.org)
The International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water, and Environment Systems is a non-governmental and a non-profit scientific organization engaged “in specific R&D activities that address the problems common for the countries of the East and Southeast European and Mediterranean regions.” It aims to provide a “platform for communication and exchange of ideas between scientist and researchers that promotes multidisciplinary approach to sustainability”. To this end, it works on “creating multidisciplinary research and development innovation teams and providing comprehensive R&D activities, assessment and consultation on the research subjects that represent the most important challenges of sustainable development”.
- SDEWES Index – It benchmarks the performance of cities across energy, water and environment systems relating metrics and presenting an opportunity to trigger policy learning, action, and cooperation to bring cities closer to sustainable development.
Leadership: Neven Duić (President of the SDEWES Centre) and Marko Ban (President of the Supervisory Board)