Founded in 2000 SDI is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit corporation dedicated to all aspects of sustainable development.  

Executive Director and Research Coordinator

Dr. Harrison has an earned doctorate in  International Studies from the Josef Korbel Graduate School of  International Studies at the University of Denver in Colorado.

He has published 6 books and many articles on sustainable development, climate change, technological innovation, and the application of complexity science to studies of social systems. Dr. Harrison also has taught graduate and undergraduate students, and professional government employees on three continents at four universities and a government training center .

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  • Has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
  • Is an admitted observer to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
  • Is a member of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.