Think tank

Fondazione per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile

Sustainable Development Foundation

Rome, Italy

Fondazione per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (Sustainable Development Foundation) is a think-thank, registered in Italy as "not-for-profit organization", born on September 13th 2008 by the initiative of companies, firms association and sustainability experts, in order to encourage green economy. Today it has a network of more that 80 firms (or associations of firms) and 50 top level experts. The President of the Foundation is Edo Ronchi, former Ministry of Environment (1996-2000), who signed for Italy the Kyoto protocol in 1998. The network of experts includes intellectuals who contributed to the development of the sustainability culture during the last 30 years, as well as young professionals who work closely with companies and business organizations. The Foundation provides companies from different European Countries with technical support and environmental best practices implementation assistance. It publishes reports and research into energy and climate, waste management, sustainable mobility, environment management, spreading of new technology, regulation; it holds workshop, lectures, conferences and learning events. It is member of UN Global Compact, organizational stakeholder of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and member of ISWA (International solid waste association). It has taken part of working groups at the European Environment Agency (EEA) and represented Italy in CEN (European Committee for Standardization) working groups.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.fondazionesvilupposostenibile.org/

Address:
Via Garigliano 61/a - 00198 Roma

Country:
Italy

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Italy
Operating languages
English , Italian

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2008
Age (years)
Fondazione per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile
 13
Italy average
 31
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Edo Ronchi
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Fondazione per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile
 24
Italy average
 49
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Fondazione per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile
57% 
Italy average
42% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Fondazione per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile
55% 
Italy average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Fondazione per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile
 6,938
Italy average
 13,615
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Fondazione per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile
 2,059
Italy average
 9,294
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2019)
Fondazione per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile
 2,190
Italy average
 8,951
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 30/01/2020
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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