Training. CSDGC develops and offers programs to promote the adoption of sustainable business practices in order to foster greater economic advantage.
Outreach. Outreach programs aimed at industry executives through forums and workshops on sustainable development and global competitiveness. These are offered at Stanford and various venues in Asia.
Visiting Affiliates. A Visiting Affiliates program exclusively for industrial member-partner organizations to send their leading research and technology personnel to Stanford to interact on specific projects.
Affiliation. An Affiliates program based on knowledge sharing, with the goal of fostering conceptualization and discussion of innovative, sustainable business models and ideas.
AREAS OF EMPHASIS
Transition. The transition from traditional business strategies to sustainable development strategies.
Leadership. Leadership for a sustainable future in the areas of environmental resource management, the global economy, business development, competition, social responsibility and trust.
Framework Innovation. Decision making, strategic planning, and implementation of frameworks for sustainable business development.
Engineered Efficiencies. Engineering Sustainable Development through the development of efficiencies for market and non-market business activities such as leadership, management, use of natural resources, and business operations.
Emerging Technologies. New technologies including those focused on management, energy use, water use and process engineering efficiencies.
Scenes from the 2009 Stanford-China Executive Leadership Summer Program at Stanford University.
Visiting Research Scholars & Fellows
CSDGC welcomes Visiting Research Scholars and Fellows, leading academic experts in their field related to sustainable development and environmental engineering, to interact with the Stanford community and collaborate closely on projects of mutual interest. If you are interested in coming to Stanford as a CSDGC Visiting Scholar, please contact Jie Wang, CSDGC Executive Director.
Youth Leadership Development Program
This program facilitates interactive group visits to Stanford from high school as well as undergraduate students to participate in a project-based experience to nurture a passion for innovation and leadership in sustainability.
In this program, CSDGC partnered with the Enterprise Research Institute (ERI) of China's Development Research Center of the State Council to offer short courses that promote sustainable development practices by training executive leaders in China.